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FIFA Football Awards

FIFA The Best Awards Shortlist: No Cristiano Ronaldo; Mohammed Salah Joins Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski

Jan 07, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Cristiano Ronaldo, a five-time winner, failed to make the cut for only the second time since he was first nominated at the 2007 FIFA awards. He missed out at the 2010 awards when Messi won ahead of Andres Iniesta and Xavi.

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo And Robert Lewandowski Spearhead FIFA FIFPro Men's World11

Dec 18, 2020 Stats Perform

Alisson was preferred to The Best FIFA Men's Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in the FIFA FIFPro Men's World11, but Robert Lewandowski made the cut.

Jurgen Klopp Beats Hansi Flick To The Best FIFA Men's Coach Award

Despite Hansi Flick's remarkable first year in charge of Bayern Munich, Jurgen Klopp was recognised as FIFA's leading coach

Robert Lewandowski Named The Best FIFA Men's Player For 2020

Dec 18, 2020 Stats Perform

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has beaten Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to be named The Best FIFA Men's Player of 2020

The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award: Why Robert Lewandowski Will Beat Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo

Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski has a great claim to be named The Best FIFA Men's Player, as we show using Opta data

11 December, 2020

Robert Lewandowski Deserves FIFA Best Award – Bayern Munich Boss Hansi Flick

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Bayern Munich's 2019-20 treble was thanks in large part to Robert Lewandowski's form and Hansi Flick wants to see that recognised

10 December, 2020

FC Bayern Munich Dominate 2020 FIFA FIFPRO Men's World 11 Nominations

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FIFPRO have confirmed the 55 male nominees for their annual World 11, with Champions League winners Bayern Munich dominating the votes.

01 December, 2020

Robert Lewandowski 'The Most Complete' And Should Win FIFA The Best Award: Lothar Matthaus

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Mohamed Salah are shortlisted, but Lothar Matthaus' pick is Robert Lewandowski

25 November, 2020

Marcelo Bielsa Gets FIFA Best Nomination As Pep Guardiola Pays Price For Manchester City Struggles

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Reigning coach of the year Jurgen Klopp has competition from Hansi Flick and Marcelo Bielsa for The Best FIFA Men's Coach

25 November, 2020

The Best FIFA Awards Nominations: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski As Liverpool Dominate The List

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Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Sergio Ramos and Kevin De Bruyne were four of 11 players nominated for The Best FIFA men's player award

20 November, 2020

FIFA Books In The Best Awards Despite Ballon D'Or Absence In 'Extraordinary Year'

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The Ballon d'Or has been cancelled for 2020, but FIFA considers it important to honour "achievements in this extraordinary year"


02 July, 2020

Sadio Mane Should Have Beaten Lionel Messi To FIFA's Best Award, Says Alain Giresse

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Lionel Messi won the FIFA Best Men's Player award in 2019 but Alain Giresse has insisted Sadio Mane had a better season

15 May, 2020

FIFA Postpone The Best Awards Ceremony Scheduled For Milan In September


It is unclear if or when the ceremony will be rearranged, with a FIFA spokesperson saying that "the consequences and different alternatives are being considered"

25 September, 2019

Liverpool Being 3-0 Down To Barcelona's Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez Looked Like A Death Sentence: Jurgen Klopp

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After losing the first-leg 0-3, Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool produced an amazing turnaround at Anfield to beat Barcelona and went on to claim UEFA Champions League glory

24 September, 2019

Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, Wants Racism Driven Out Of Football

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A slew of recent racist incidents prompted FIFA president Gianni Infantino to call for action at his federation's annual awards ceremony.

24 September, 2019

Jurgen Klopp Beats Pep Guardiola And Mauricio Pochettino To The Best FIFA Men's Coach Award

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Liverpool's Premier League form and Champions League triumph last season helped Jurgen Klopp win The Best FIFA Men's Coach prize.

24 September, 2019

Lionel Messi Collects Record Sixth FIFA Player Of The Year

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Lionel Messi, who helped Barcelona win La Liga and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League, won the best men's player at the Best FIFA Football Awards as Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk missed out on the top prize.


23 September, 2019

Live Streaming Of The FIFA Best Awards: Where To See Live

Outlook Web Bureau

Virgil van Dijk could lift The Best FIFA Men's Player Award 2019, beating two superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Here's everything you need to know about the beautiful game's biggest award night -- live TV telecast, live streaming, date, time, venue and nominations

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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