Many Man City fans have been replying to a tweet that was recently posted by Man City Xtra after he relayed the news that Riyad Mahrez voted Kevin De Bruyne in 3rd, behind Sadio Mane and Robert Lewandowski, for The Best FIFA Men’s Player of 2020.
Following the crowning of Lewandowski as the 2020 Best Men’s Player on Thursday night, it was revealed how Kevin De Bruyne was voted for by some of his fellow professionals.
This is how some prominent players ranked De Bruyne in amongst their top three for the award: Harry Kane: 2nd, Manuel Neuer: 2nd, Eden Hazard: 3rd, Riyad Mahrez: 3rd, Gareth Southgate: 3rd, and Robert Lewandowski: 3rd.
The City Captain however finished in fifth place for the top award of the evening, behind Sadio Mane, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski.
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Despite the fact that De Bruyne had no chance to win the award, a lot of the Man City supporters that replied to this tweet were displeased by the fact that Riyad Mahrez voted Mane ahead of his team mate.
How can he vote Mane ahead of Kev?
— GX Blue (@GXBlue) December 17, 2020
Well this doesnt look good
— mahrezone (@pr1ncemahrez) December 18, 2020
Just when I was starting to like Mahrez again…
— Shay💎 (@OilCashFc) December 17, 2020
Think he voted for him cos he’s also African and played Senegal in the Afcon finals. Still should’ve voted for Kev
— Kaz ❄️ (@CitehKaz) December 17, 2020
He should’ve seen how vvd voted and learnt a thing or two
— CTID…Nuel (@Emmanue14991500) December 17, 2020
You really are missing the point arent you
— Cityzennn (@thecityzensfc) December 18, 2020
Wtf, kdb will never pass the ball to him again😂, ik its his opinion but how tf how can U vote against ur teammate ffs
— Tawfig 🇸🇩 (@mcfctawfig) December 17, 2020
@DeBruyneKev never pass the ball to him again
— Que. (@kuwentini) December 17, 2020
Get him out
— Alex™💢 #MahrezOut (@_PrimeDoyle) December 17, 2020
Mahrez is free to have his opinion, and he shouldn’t vote for Debruyne just because he is his teammate. It’s true Debruyne had numbers to back him up, but the impact that Sadio mane had on Liverpool winning the title was immense.
— The Sky-Blues ➐ (@faitcher82) December 18, 2020