Here are some of the awards given to the best performers over the last year.
FIFA generally award numerous accolades to the individuals for the performances over the course of the year.
They hand over to the best performer in the men and women category. Goalkeepers are always under the radar and it’s a new award which has been included to recognise them. Coaches, who are also unsung, are due to receive an award in this ceremony. The best goals over the FIFA recognised leagues are also brought into the light. An award is given to the best goal over the last year.
The awards are given to the individuals are as follows:
The Best FIFA Men’s Player:
Lionel Messi, Argentina/Barcelona
The Best FIFA Women’s Player:
Megan Rapinoe, USA/Reign FC
The Best FIFA Men’s coach:
Jurgen Klopp, Germany/Liverpool
The Best FIFA Women’s Coach:
Jill Ellis, USA national team
The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper:
Alisson Becker, Brazil/Liverpool
The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper:
Sari van Veenendaal, Netherlands/Arsenal/Atlético Madrid
FIFA Puskas Award:
Daniel Zsori (Hungary): Debrecen FC v Ferencvaros TC (Hungarian First Division, 16 February 2019)
FIFA Fairplay Award:
Marcelo Bielsa and Leeds United
FIFA Fan Award
FIFPRO Best Men’s 11:
Alisson Becker, Matthijs De Ligt, Virgil Van Dijk, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Luka Modric, Frenkie De Jong, Eden Hazard, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi.
FIFPRO Best Women’s 11:
Sari van Veenendaal, Wendie Renard, Lucy Bronze, Kelley O’Hara, Viktor Fischer, Amandine Henry, Rose Lavelle, Julie Ertz, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Marta.