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

The first awarding ceremony was held on 9 January 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland. 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.

Men's awards[]

The Best FIFA Men's Player[]

Year Rank Player Team Points
2016 1st Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Real Madrid 34.54%
2nd Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi Spain Barcelona 26.42%
3rd Flag of France Antoine Griezmann Spain Atlético Madrid 7.53%
2017 1st Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Real Madrid 43.16%
2nd Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi Spain Barcelona 19.25%
3rd Flag of Brazil Neymar Flag of Spain Barcelona
France Paris Saint-Germain
6.97%
2018 1st Flag of Croatia Luka Modrić Spain Real Madrid 29.05%
2nd Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Real Madrid
Italy Juventus
19.08%
3rd Flag of Egypt Mohamed Salah England Liverpool 11.23%
2019 1st Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi Spain Barcelona 46
2nd Flag of Netherlands Virgil van Dijk England Liverpool 38
3rd Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Italy Juventus 36
2020 1st Flag of Poland Robert Lewandowski Germany Bayern Munich 52
2nd Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Italy Juventus 38
3rd Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi Spain Barcelona 35
2021 1st Flag of Poland Robert Lewandowski Germany Bayern Munich 48
2nd Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi Spain Barcelona
France Paris Saint-Germain
44
3rd Flag of Egypt Mohamed Salah England Liverpool 39
2022 1st Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi France Paris Saint-Germain 52
2nd Flag of France Kylian Mbappé France Paris Saint-Germain 44
3rd Flag of France Karim Benzema Spain Real Madrid 34

The Best FIFA Men's Goalkeeper[]

Year Rank Player Team
2016 Not awarded
2017 1st Flag of Italy Gianluigi Buffon Flag of Italy Juventus
2nd Flag of Germany Manuel Neuer Flag of Germany Bayern Munich
3rd Flag of Costa Rica Keylor Navas Flag of Spain Real Madrid
2018 1st Flag of Belgium Thibaut Courtois England Chelsea
Spain Real Madrid
2nd Flag of France Hugo Lloris England Tottenham Hotspur
3rd Flag of Denmark Kasper Schmeichel England Leicester City
2019 1st Flag of Brazil Alisson England Liverpool
2nd Flag of Germany Marc-André ter Stegen Spain Barcelona
3rd Flag of Brazil Ederson England Manchester City
2020 1st Flag of Germany Manuel Neuer Germany Bayern Munich
2nd Flag of Brazil Alisson England Liverpool
3rd Flag of Slovenia Jan Oblak Spain Atlético Madrid
2021 1st Flag of Senegal Édouard Mendy England Chelsea
2nd Flag of Italy Gianluigi Donnarumma Italy Milan
France Paris Saint-Germain
3rd Flag of Germany Manuel Neuer Germany Bayern Munich
2022 1st Flag of Argentina Emiliano Martinez England Aston Villa
2nd Flag of Belgium Thibaut Courtois Spain Real Madrid
3rd Flag of Morocco Yassine Bounou Spain Sevilla

The Best FIFA Men's Coach[]

Year Rank Player Team
2016 1st Flag of Italy Claudio Ranieri Flag of England Leicester City
2nd Flag of France Zinedine Zidane Flag of Spain Real Madrid
3rd Flag of Portugal Fernando Santos Flag of Portugal Portugal
2017 1st Flag of France Zinedine Zidane Flag of Spain Real Madrid
2nd Flag of Italy Antonio Conte Flag of England Chelsea
3rd Flag of Italy Massimiliano Allegri Flag of Italy Juventus
2018 1st Flag of France Didier Deschamps Flag of France France
2nd Flag of France Zinedine Zidane Spain Real Madrid
3rd Flag of Croatia Zlatko Dalić Croatia Croatia
2019 1st Flag of Germany Jürgen Klopp England Liverpool
2nd Flag of Spain Pep Guardiola England Manchester City
3rd Flag of Argentina Mauricio Pochettino England Tottenham Hotspur
2020 1st Flag of Germany Jürgen Klopp England Liverpool
2nd Flag of Germany Hansi Flick Germany Bayern Munich
3rd Flag of Argentina Marcelo Bielsa England Leeds United
2021 1st Flag of Germany Thomas Tuchel England Chelsea
2nd Flag of Italy Roberto Mancini Flag of Italy Italy
3rd Flag of Spain Pep Guardiola England Manchester City
2022 1st Flag of Argentina Lionel Scaloni Argentina Argentina
2nd Flag of Italy Carlo Ancelotti Spain Real Madrid
3rd Flag of Spain Pep Guardiola England Manchester City

FIFA FIFPro Men's World11[]

Season Goalkeeper Defenders Midfielders Forwards
2016 Flag of Germany Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) Flag of Brazil Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Flag of Spain Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
Flag of Spain Gerard Piqué (Barcelona)
Flag of Brazil Dani Alves (Juventus)
Flag of Spain Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona)
Flag of Croatia Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)
Flag of Germany Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)
Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Flag of Uruguay Luis Suárez (Barcelona)
Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
2017 Flag of Italy Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus) Flag of Brazil Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Flag of Spain Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
Flag of Italy Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus/Milan)
Flag of Brazil Dani Alves (Juventus/Paris Saint-Germain)
Flag of Spain Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona)
Flag of Croatia Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)
Flag of Germany Toni Kroos (Real Madrid)
Flag of Brazil Neymar (Barcelona/Paris Saint-Germain)
Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
2018 Flag of Spain David de Gea (Manchester United) Flag of Brazil Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Flag of Spain Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
Flag of France Raphaël Varane (Real Madrid)
Flag of Brazil Dani Alves (Paris Saint-Germain)
Flag of Belgium Eden Hazard (Chelsea)
Flag of France N'Golo Kanté (Chelsea)
Flag of Croatia Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)
Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Juventus)
Flag of France Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint-Germain)
Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
2019 Flag of Brazil Alisson (Liverpool) Flag of Brazil Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Flag of Spain Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
Flag of Netherlands Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
Flag of Netherlands Matthijs de Ligt (Ajax/Juventus)
Flag of Belgium Eden Hazard (Chelsea/Real Madrid)
Flag of Netherlands Frenkie de Jong (Ajax/Barcelona)
Flag of Croatia Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)
Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)
Flag of France Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint-Germain)
Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
2020 Flag of Brazil Alisson (Liverpool) Flag of Canada Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich)
Flag of Spain Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
Flag of Netherlands Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
Flag of England Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool)
Flag of Spain Thiago (Bayern Munich/Liverpool)
Flag of Belgium Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
Flag of Germany Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich)
Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)
Flag of Poland Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
2021 Flag of Italy Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan/Paris Saint-Germain) Flag of Austria David Alaba (Bayern Munich/Real Madrid)
Flag of Italy Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus)
Flag of Portugal Rúben Dias (Manchester City)
Flag of Italy Jorginho (Chelsea)
Flag of France N'Golo Kanté (Chelsea)
Flag of Belgium Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus/Manchester United)
Flag of Norway Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund)
Flag of Poland Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Paris Saint-Germain)
2022 Flag of Belgium Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid) Flag of Morocco Achraf Hakimi (Paris Saint-Germain)
Flag of Netherlands Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
Flag of Portugal João Cancelo (Manchester City/Bayern Munich)
Flag of Belgium Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
Flag of Brazil Casemiro (Real Madrid/Manchester United)
Flag of Croatia Luka Modrić (Real Madrid)
Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain)
Flag of France Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
Flag of Norway Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund/Manchester City)
Flag of France Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint-Germain)

Women's awards[]

The Best FIFA Women's Player[]

Year Rank Player Team
2016 1st Flag of United States Carli Lloyd Flag of United States Houston Dash
2nd Flag of Brazil Marta Flag of Sweden FC Rosengård
3rd Flag of Germany Melanie Behringer Flag of Germany Bayern Munich
2017 1st Flag of Netherlands Lieke Martens Flag of Sweden FC Rosengård
Flag of Spain Barcelona
2nd Flag of United States Carli Lloyd Flag of United States Houston Dash
Flag of England Manchester City
3rd Flag of Venezuela Deyna Castellanos Flag of United States Santa Clarita Blue Heat
2018 1st Flag of Brazil Marta United States Orlando Pride
2nd Flag of Germany Dzsenifer Marozsán France Lyon
3rd Flag of Norway Ada Hegerberg France Lyon
2019 1st Flag of United States Megan Rapinoe United States Reign FC
2nd Flag of United States Alex Morgan United States Orlando Pride
3rd Flag of England Lucy Bronze France Lyon
2020 1st Flag of England Lucy Bronze France Lyon
England Manchester City
2nd Flag of Denmark Pernille Harder England Chelsea
3rd Flag of France Wendie Renard France Lyon
2021 1st Flag of Spain Alexia Putellas Flag of Spain Barcelona
2nd Flag of Australia Sam Kerr Flag of England Chelsea
3rd Flag of Spain Jennifer Hermoso Flag of Spain Barcelona
2022 1st Flag of Spain Alexia Putellas Flag of Spain Barcelona
2nd Flag of United States Alex Morgan Flag of United States Orlando Pride
Flag of United States San Diego Wave
3rd Flag of England Beth Mead Flag of England Arsenal

The Best FIFA Women's Goalkeeper[]

Year Rank Player Team(s)
2016 Not awarded
2017
2018
2019 1st Flag of Netherlands Sari van Veenendaal England Arsenal
Spain Atlético Madrid
2nd Flag of Chile Christiane Endler France Paris Saint-Germain
3rd Flag of Sweden Hedvig Lindahl England Chelsea
Germany VfL Wolfsburg
2020 1st Flag of France Sarah Bouhaddi France Lyon
2nd Flag of Chile Christiane Endler France Paris Saint-Germain
3rd Flag of United States Alyssa Naeher United States Chicago Red Stars
2021 1st Flag of Chile Christiane Endler France Paris Saint-Germain
France Lyon
2nd Flag of Germany Ann-Katrin Berger Flag of England Chelsea
3rd Canada Stephanie Labbé Sweden FC Rosengård
France Paris Saint-Germain
2022 1st Flag of England Mary Earps Flag of England Manchester United
2nd Flag of Chile Christiane Endler Flag of France Lyon
3rd Flag of Germany Ann-Katrin Berger Flag of England Chelsea

The Best FIFA Women's Coach[]

Year Rank Player Team
2016 1st Flag of Germany Silvia Neid Flag of Germany Germany
2nd Flag of England Jill Ellis Flag of United States United States
3rd Flag of Sweden Pia Sundhage Flag of Sweden Sweden
2017 1st Flag of Netherlands Sarina Wiegman Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
2nd Flag of Denmark Nils Nielsen Flag of Denmark Denmark
3rd Flag of France Gérard Prêcheur Flag of France Lyon
2018 1st Flag of France Reynald Pedros France Lyon
2nd Flag of Netherlands Sarina Wiegman Netherlands Netherlands
3rd Flag of Japan Asako Takakura Flag of Japan Japan
2019 1st Flag of England Jill Ellis Flag of the United States United States
2nd Flag of Netherlands Sarina Wiegman Netherlands Netherlands
3rd Flag of England Phil Neville England England
2020 1st Flag of Netherlands Sarina Wiegman Netherlands Netherlands
2nd Flag of France Jean-Luc Vasseur France Lyon
3rd Flag of England Emma Hayes England Chelsea
2021 1st Flag of England Emma Hayes England Chelsea
2nd Flag of Spain Lluís Cortés Spain Barcelona
3rd Flag of Netherlands Sarina Wiegman Netherlands Netherlands
2022 1st Flag of Netherlands Sarina Wiegman England England
2nd Flag of France Sonia Bompastor France Lyon
3rd Flag of Sweden Pia Sundhage Brazil Brazil

FIFA FIFPro Women's World 11[]

Season Goalkeeper Defenders Midfielders Forwards
2016 Not awarded
2017
2018
2019 Flag of Netherlands Sari van Veenendaal (Arsenal/Atlético Madrid) Flag of England Lucy Bronze (Lyon)
Flag of Sweden Nilla Fischer (VfL Wolfsburg/Linköpings)
Flag of United States Kelley O'Hara (Utah Royals)
Flag of France Wendie Renard (Lyon)
Flag of United States Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars)
Flag of France Amandine Henry (Lyon)
Flag of United States Rose Lavelle (Washington Spirit)
Flag of Brazil Marta (Orlando Pride)
Flag of United States Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride)
Flag of United States Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC)
2020 Flag of Chile Christiane Endler (Paris Saint-Germain) Flag of England Millie Bright (Chelsea)
Flag of England Lucy Bronze (Lyon/Manchester City)
Flag of France Wendie Renard (Lyon)
Flag of Italy Barbara Bonansea (Juventus)
Flag of Spain Verónica Boquete (Utah Royals/Milan)
Flag of France Delphine Cascarino (Lyon)
Flag of Denmark Pernille Harder (VfL Wolfsburg/Chelsea)
Flag of United States Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns/Manchester United)
Flag of Netherlands Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal)
Flag of United States Megan Rapinoe (OL Reign)
2021 Flag of Chile Christiane Endler (Paris Saint-Germain/Lyon) Flag of England Lucy Bronze (Manchester City)
Flag of England Millie Bright (Chelsea)
Flag of Sweden Magdalena Eriksson (Chelsea)
Flag of France Wendie Renard (Lyon)
Flag of Argentina Estefanía Banini (Levante/Atlético Madrid)
Flag of Italy Barbara Bonansea (Juventus)
Flag of United States Carli Lloyd (NJ/NY Gotham FC)
Flag of Brazil Marta (Orlando Pride)
Flag of Netherlands Vivianne Miedema (Arsenal)
Flag of United States Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride/San Diego Wave FC)

Mixed awards[]

FIFA Fair Play Award[]

Year Winner
2016 Flag of Colombia Atlético Nacional
2017 Flag of Togo Francis Koné
2018 Flag of Germany Lennart Thy
2019 Flag of Argentina Marcelo Bielsa
England Leeds United
2020 Flag of Italy Mattia Agnese
2021 Flag of Denmark Denmark national team and medical staff
2022 Flag of Georgia Luka Lochoshvili

FIFA Puskás Award[]

Year Rank Player Team Opponent
2016 1st Flag of Malaysia Mohd Faiz Subri Flag of Malaysia Penang Flag of Malaysia Pahang
2nd Flag of Brazil Marlone Flag of Brazil Corinthians Flag of Chile Cobresal
3rd Flag of Venezuela Daniuska Rodríguez Flag of Venezuela Venezuela U17 Flag of Colombia Colombia U17
2017 1st Flag of France Olivier Giroud Flag of England Arsenal Flag of England Crystal Palace
2nd Flag of South Africa Oscarine Masuluke Flag of South Africa Baroka Flag of South Africa Orlando Pirates
3rd Flag of Venezuela Deyna Castellanos Flag of Venezuela Venezuela U17 Flag of Cameroon Cameroon U17
2018 1st Flag of Egypt Mohamed Salah England Liverpool England Everton
2nd Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Spain Real Madrid Italy Juventus
3rd Flag of Uruguay Giorgian De Arrascaeta Brazil Cruzeiro Brazil América Mineiro
2019 1st Flag of Hungary Dániel Zsóri Hungary Debrecen Hungary Ferencváros
2nd Flag of Argentina Lionel Messi Spain Barcelona Spain Real Betis
3rd Flag of Colombia Juan Fernando Quintero Argentina River Plate Argentina Racing
2020 1st Flag of South Korea Son Heung-min England Tottenham Hotspur England Burnley
2nd Flag of Uruguay Giorgian de Arrascaeta Brazil Flamengo Brazil Ceará
3rd Flag of Uruguay Luis Suárez Spain Barcelona Spain Mallorca
2021 1st Flag of Argentina Erik Lamela England Tottenham Hotspur England Arsenal
2nd Flag of Iran Mehdi Taremi Portugal Porto England Chelsea
3rd Flag of Czech Republic Patrik Schick Flag of Czech Czech Republic Scotland Scotland
2022 1st Flag of Poland Marcin Oleksy Poland Warta Poznań (amputee) Poland Stal Rzeszów (amputee)
2nd Flag of France Dimitri Payet France Marseille Greece PAOK
3rd Flag of Brazil Richarlison Brazil Brazil Flag of Serbia Serbia

FIFA Fan Award[]

Year Winner
2016 Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool supporters
2017 Celtic supporters
2018 Peru supporters
2019 Silvia Grecco, Palmeiras supporter
2020 Marivaldo Francisco da Silva, Sport Recife supporter
2021 Denmark and Finland supporters
2022 Argentina supporters

FIFA Special Award for an Outstanding Career Achievement[]

Year Winner Notes
2016 Flag of Brazil Falcão for his amazing contribution to futsal
2021 Flag of Canada Christine Sinclair for breaking the record of most international goals scored by a female footballer
Flag of Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo for breaking the record of most international goals scored by a male footballer
2022 Flag of Brazil Pelé Tribute and special recognition for contribution to football

Awards by year[]

See also[]

External links[]

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