Lionel Messi is crowned as FIFA Best Men’s player of the year, but we shall look a the trio’s vote who were on the podium yesterday.
In an exciting night in Milan, Lionel Messi won the FIFA Best Men’s Player of the year. The Argentine beat Virgil Van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo to lift that prestigious award.
There were several raised eyebrows when the Barcelona Skipper was handed over the accolade because of Virgil Van Dijk. The Dutch International earlier lifted the UEFA Men’s Player of the year and was tipped to be the front-runner for this award too. However, he was swept aside by Lionel Messi, who wins this award for the first time in his illustrious career.
Virgil Van Dijk carried Liverpool to the Champions League, while Lionel Messi made a huge difference to help Barcelona claim their La Liga title. Both were deserving winners, but the winner was termed to be Lionel Messi for his immense contributions to his club and country over the year.
Fans are at the edge of their seats to get to know which player voted for which player for this award.
This below list includes the familiar faces. We shall look at who voted for who in the FIFA Best Men’s Player of the Year.
Lionel Messi voted for Sadio Mane, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Frenkie De Jong.
Virgil Van Dijk voted for Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah, and Sadio Mane.
Cristiano Ronaldo voted for Matthijs De Ligt, Frenkie De Jong, and Kylian Mbappe.
WHO VOTED FOR WHO IN THE FIFA BEST AWARDS?
|Vote||Name||First (5 Points)||Second (3 Points)||Third (1 point)|
|Captain||Lionel Messi||Sadio Mane||Cristiano Ronaldo||Frenkie De Jong|
|Captain||Eden Hazard||Sadio Mane||Virgil Van Dijk||Lionel Messi|
|Captain||Luka Modric||Cristiano Ronaldo||Eden Hazard||Lionel Messi|
|Captain||Harry Kane||Lionel Messi||Virgil Van Dijk||Cristiano Ronaldo|
|Captain||Hugo Lloris||Lionel Messi||Cristiano Ronaldo||Kylian Mbappe|
|Captain||Manuel Neuer||Virgil Van Dijk||Sadio Mane||Eden Hazard|
|Captain||Sunil Chhetri||Virgil Van Dijk||Lionel Messi||Mohamed Salah|
|Captain||Giorgio Chiellini||Cristiano Ronaldo||Frenkie De Jong||Mohamed Salah|
|Captain||Heung Min Son||Harry Kane||Virgil Van Dijk||Cristiano Ronaldo|
|Captain||Virgil Van Dijk||Lionel Messi||Mohamed Salah||Sadio Mane|
|Captain||Robert Lewandowski||Virgil Van Dijk||Sadio Mane||Frenkie De Jong|
|Captain||Cristiano Ronaldo||Matthijs De Ligt||Frenkie De Jong||Kylian Mbappe|
|Captain||Andy Robertson||Virgil Van Dijk||Frenkie De Jong||Sadio Mane|
|Coach||Tite||Virgil Van Dijk||Lionel Messi||Sadio Mane|
|Coach||Marcello Lippi||Cristiano Ronaldo||Eden Hazard||Sadio Mane|
|Coach||Gareth Southgate||Lionel Messi||Cristiano Ronaldo||Virgil Van Dijk|
|Coach||Didier Deschamps||Kylian Mbappe||Cristiano Ronaldo||Lionel Messi|
|Coach||Joachim Loew||Eden Hazard||Kylian Mbappe||Sadio Mane|
|Coach||Igor Stimac||Cristiano Ronaldo||Virgil Van Dijk||Eden Hazard|
|Coach||Roberto Mancini||Cristiano Ronaldo||Lionel Messi||Mohamed Salah|
|Coach||Ronald Koeman||Virgil Van Dijk||Lionel Messi||Frenkie De Jong|
|Coach||Ryan Giggs||Cristiano Ronaldo||Lionel Messi||Virgil Van Dijk|
DISCLAIMER: More than 500 people have voted for this accolade – only a few familiar stars have been listed.