Ronaldo, Messi Nominated For UEFA Player of The Week Crown

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi

Two world-class players showing exemplary soccer skills in the UEFA Champions have been nominated for the Santander Player of the Week crown.

Juventus talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo wooed millions around the world with a stunning hat-trick against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night.

His treble predictably saw him become one of the four nominees for the coveted UEFA Champions League Player of the Week crown, sponsored by Banco Santander.

Ronaldo will go toe-to-toe with three-time Player of the Week winner, Lionel Messi following his wondrous display against Lyon at Camp Nou on Wednesday night.