Antoine Griezmann y Diego Godín have been nominated as the 2017/18 UEFA Europa League Player of the Season. Our players were essential in achieving the European title won in Lyon, beating Olympique de Marseille in the final by 0-3.
Antoine Griezmann, who was chosen MVP of the final, was one of the starts of that magical night of May 16. The World Champion scored the first two goals of our team that brought us closer to the conquest of a new European title. In addition, the French completed a great Europa League, competition in which he scored six goals and have assists
On the other hand, Diego Godín was one of the defensive pillars of the Atlético team. Our team only conceded four goals in the nine matches we played in this competition. The Uruguayan played every minute in eight of the nine duels.
Payet, Olympique de Marseille player, is the other candidate to get this individual prize. The winner of this award granted by UEFA will be announced on August 31st.