Raheem Sterling

The forward, 25, helped Manchester City win the domestic treble.

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Sterling scored 25 goals as Man City became the first English club to win all three major domestic trophies in the same season.

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Sterling has scored eight goals for England in 2019, including a hat-trick against Czech Republic.

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Team-mates and pundits have praised Sterling.

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England manager Gareth Southgate praised Sterling's impact off the pitch.

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England and Man City forward Ellen White revealed Sterling’s Sports Personality nomination.

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Sterling is a vocal opponent of racism and was named on a list of Britain's most influential black footballers.

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“I grew up next door to Wembley and dreamt of one day playing a cup final or representing England there.”

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The last footballer to win Sports Personality was Ryan Giggs, in 2009.

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