6 Players Who Have Won the Most Man of the Match Awards in Europe This Season

Being named the Man of the Match shows that a particular player has influenced games in a very big way and here, we take a look at those players who have won the most amount of awards in Europe this season.

6. Daniel Parejo (Valencia) - 8

Daniel Parejo has been impressive in central midfield for Valencia this season, scoring eight goals in 29 appearances so far, with his performances keeping them in the hunt for a European spot come next year.

The 29-year-old has put in eight Man of the Match performances so far this campaign and will need to be at his best as the season comes to a close.

5. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) - 8

Raheem Sterling has excelled for Manchester City, ever since Pep Guardiola took over the reigns at the Etihad, so much so that he has become a key player for the club as they look to win the quadruple this season.

The 24-year-old has scored 19 goals in 42 appearances in all competitions this season, picking up eight MoM awards in the process.

4. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) - 9

One of the greatest players in the history of the sport, Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid after nine glorious years last summer and has been brilliant as usual for his new club, Juventus. The 34-year-old has scored 25 goals in 37 appearances and has won the award nine times so far this season.

3. Nicolas Pepe (Lille) - 11

A surprise entry on the list, Nicolas Pepe has been absolutely amazing for Lille this season, netting 19 goals in 33 appearances, with his presence one of the main reasons why they find themselves placed second in the Ligue 1 table.

The 23-year-old has picked up 11 MoM awards so far, with his performances attracting the interest from a number of top clubs in Europe.

2. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) - 13

That Chelsea find themselves placed fourth in the Premier League table, can be attributed to the performances of their best player, Eden Hazard. The Belgian has once again been their standout performer, netting 19 goals so far, while picking up 13 MoM awards.

1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) - 15

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner is the leading contender for the European Golden Shoe once again this season, as seen by his amazing numbers, with the 31-year-old netting 43 goals in just 41 games.

Messi has been integral to Barcelona's performances this season, with the Argentinian picking up 15 MoM awards.