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Jurgen Klopp’s remarkable message to Mo Salah, the FWA, Rhian Brewster and Gareth Southgate

Jurgen Klopp sent a remarkable message to Mo Salah, the FWA, Liverpool teenager Rhian Brewster and Gareth Southgate on Thursday evening (May 10) as the 'Egyptian King' collected the Footballer of the Year award.

Klopp was unable to attend the FWA dinner because he was at Liverpool's own awards ceremony, from which Salah jetted down to London in time to be presented with his trophy.

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Jamie Vardy voted FWA Footballer of the Year 2016


Leicester forward Jamie Vardy is the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year 2016.

The England international collected 36% of members’ votes, making him a clear winner ahead of Foxes' team-mates Riyad Mahrez and N'Golo Kante.

The 29-year-old has scored 24 goals for club and country so far this season, which have helped to put Leicester on the verge of winning the Barclays Premier League title.

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Bale named FWA Footballer of the Year

By Christopher Davies
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Gareth Bale has been chosen as the Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association.

Bale is the first Tottenham Hotspur player to win the award since David Ginola in 1999 and the first Wales international to be selected for English football’s oldest individual trophy since Everton’s Neville Southall in 1985.

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Robin van Persie named FWA Footballer of the Year 2012

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Arsenal captain Robin van Persie has been voted 2012 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association.

The Holland striker, 28, topped the poll of journalists with a landslide victory ahead of Manchester United duo Wayne Rooney in second place and Paul Scholes third with Fulham's Clint Dempsey fourth.

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