Liverpool captain, Jordan Henderson has been announced as the winner of the 2020 Football Writers’ Association Men’s Footballer of the Year award. 

 

The 30-year-old midfielder, who led Liverpool to their first league title in 30 years this season, received more than a quarter of the votes.

After he announced as the winner of footballer of the year 2020 in EPL, he said

“As grateful as I am I don’t feel like I can accept this on my own,

“I owe a lot to so many people but none more so than my current team-mates, who have been incredible and deserve this every bit as much as I do.”

“I accept the award on behalf of this whole squad, because without them I’m not in a position to be receiving this honour. These lads have made me a better player – a better leader and a better person.

“If anything I hope those who voted for me did so partly to recognise the entire team’s contribution.”

 

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Henderson also lifted the Fifa Club World Cup trophy for the first time in December.

Off the pitch, Henderson has helped raise money for the NHS as part of the #PlayersTogether initiative.

Arsenal and Netherlands striker Vivianne Miedema was named the Football Writers’ Association Women’s Footballer of Year. earlier this month.

Meanwhile, The EPL players who reached top five are; Liverpool team-mates Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane, Manchester City’s Kevin de Bruyne and Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford.

 

 

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