The Best FIFA Football Awards

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The Best FIFA Football Awards
The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018
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Awarded for Excellence in association football team and individual achievements
Location Zurich, Switzerland
First awarded 9 January 2017 (2017-01-09)
Website FIFA

The Best FIFA Football Awards is an association football award presented annually by the sport's governing body, FIFA, since 2016.[1]

The first awarding ceremony was held on 9 January 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland.[2] The award is aimed at reviving the FIFA World Player of the Year, which was merged with France Football 's Ballon d'Or in 2010 to become the FIFA Ballon d'Or in a six-year partnership.[3][4]

Winners[edit]

The Best FIFA Men's Player[edit]

Year Rank Player Team
2016 1st Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Real Madrid
2nd Argentina Lionel Messi Spain Barcelona
3rd France Antoine Griezmann Spain Atlético Madrid
2017 1st Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Real Madrid
2nd Argentina Lionel Messi Spain Barcelona
3rd Brazil Neymar Spain Barcelona
France Paris Saint-Germain

The Best FIFA Women's Player[edit]

Year Rank Player Team
2016 1st United States Carli Lloyd United States Houston Dash
2nd Brazil Marta Sweden FC Rosengård
3rd Germany Melanie Behringer Germany Bayern Munich
2017 1st Netherlands Lieke Martens Sweden FC Rosengård
Spain Barcelona
2nd United States Carli Lloyd United States Houston Dash
England Manchester City
3rd Venezuela Deyna Castellanos United States Santa Clarita Blue Heat

The Best FIFA Goalkeeper[edit]

Year Rank Player Team
2016 Not awarded
2017 1st Italy Gianluigi Buffon Italy Juventus
2nd Germany Manuel Neuer Germany Bayern Munich
3rd Costa Rica Keylor Navas Spain Real Madrid

The Best FIFA Men's Coach[edit]

Year Rank Player Team
2016 1st Italy Claudio Ranieri England Leicester City
2nd France Zinedine Zidane Spain Real Madrid
3rd Portugal Fernando Santos Portugal Portugal
2017 1st France Zinedine Zidane Spain Real Madrid
2nd Italy Antonio Conte England Chelsea
3rd Italy Massimiliano Allegri Italy Juventus

The Best FIFA Women's Coach[edit]

Year Rank Player Team
2016 1st Germany Silvia Neid Germany Germany
2nd United States Jill Ellis United States United States
3rd Sweden Pia Sundhage Sweden Sweden
2017 1st Netherlands Sarina Wiegman Netherlands Netherlands
2nd Denmark Nils Nielsen Denmark Denmark
3rd France Gérard Prêcheur France Lyon

FIFA Fair Play Award[edit]

Year Winner
2016 Colombia Atlético Nacional
2017 Togo Francis Koné

FIFA Puskás Award[edit]

Year Rank Player Team Opponent
2016 1st Malaysia Mohd Faiz Subri Malaysia Penang Malaysia Pahang
2nd Brazil Marlone Brazil Corinthians Chile Cobresal
3rd Venezuela Daniuska Rodríguez Venezuela Venezuela Colombia Colombia
2017 1st France Olivier Giroud England Arsenal England Crystal Palace
2nd South Africa Oscarine Masuluke South Africa Baroka South Africa Orlando Pirates
3rd Venezuela Deyna Castellanos Venezuela Venezuela Cameroon Cameroon

FIFA Fan Award[edit]

Year Winner
2016 Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool supporters
2017 Celtic supporters

FIFA FIFPro World11[edit]

Season Goalkeeper Defenders Midfielders Forwards
2016 Germany Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) Brazil Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Spain Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
Spain Gerard Piqué (Barcelona)
Brazil Dani Alves (Barcelona/Juventus)
Spain Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona)
Croatia Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)
Germany Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Uruguay Luis Suárez (Barcelona)
Argentina Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
2017 Italy Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus) Brazil Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Spain Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
Italy Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus/Milan)
Brazil Dani Alves (Juventus/Paris Saint-Germain)
Spain Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona)
Croatia Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)
Germany Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)
Brazil Neymar (Barcelona/Paris Saint-Germain)
Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Argentina Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

Awards by year[edit]

Awards by name[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Best FIFA Football Awards". 
  2. ^ "Circular no. 1560" (PDF). FIFA.com. 21 October 2016. Archived from the original (pdf) on 25 October 2016. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ballon d'Or vs Best FIFA Men's Player Award". Dailymail. 12 December 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Ballon d'Or and Best FIFA Men's Player awards explained". Sky Sports. 12 December 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 

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