As the Champions League will be back into action this week, UEFA has announced to give out an official Man of the Match award starting from the round of 16 onward.
Technical observers named by UEFA will decide who is the best performers in each of the knockouts after the full-time whistle with many factors to be considered such decisive moments, tactical maturity, creativity and inspiration, exceptional skill and fair play.
The round of 16 matches will begin on February 18 and will be seeing Atletico facing Liverpool in Madrid, while Borussia welcome PSG.
UEFA’s Technical Observers as officially announced, are:
Packie Bonner,Cosmin Contra , Aitor Karanka , Robbie Keane , Roberto Martínez , Ginés Meléndez , Phil Neville , Willi Ruttensteiner , Gareth Southgate .