The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023 Winners & Nominees List
FIFA The BEST and Ballon d’Or are 2 major football awards in the world, although the Ballon d’Or was cancelled this year FIFA is going ahead with their annual football awards. This year the ceremony will take place virtually on the 17th December 2023. Here’s the Best FIFA Football Awards 2023 winners list.
The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023 Winners List
|FIFA BEST Awards||Details|
|Venue||The virtual event, Live From Zurich|
|Host||Reshmin Chowdhury and Ruud Gullit|
|Broadcasters||Live on FIFA.com and FIFA’s YouTube channel|
FIFA Best Men Player 2023
On 25th November FIFA released the list of 11 nominees for the FIFA Best Men Player 2023. The list of those nominees is as follows.
|Robert Lewandowski||Bayern Munich|
|Kevin De Bruyne||Manchester City|
|Sergio Ramos||Real Madrid|
|Virgil Van Dijk||Liverpool|
On 11th December FIFA shortlisted 3 players for the award and the list of players who would be making their way to the podium is as follows.
|Cristiano Ronaldo||Juventus||Winner Serie A|
|Lionel Messi||Barcelona||25 Goals and 21 Assist in single season|
|Robert Lewandowski||Bayern Munich||Won Quintuple with Bayern Munich including Champions Leauge|
Robert Lewandowski is most likely to win this prestigious award for the first time in his career.
Best Goalkeeper Award
The list of The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023 nominees for the best goalkeeper award is as follows.
|Alisson||Liverpool||Won the premier league with Liverpool|
|Manuel Neuer||Bayern Munich||Won Quintuple with Bayern Munich including Champions Leauge|
|Jan Oblak||Atletico Madrid||Kept an average of 0.97 goals per match|
The list of nominees for The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023 for coach of the year is as follows.
|Jurgen Klopp||Liverpool||Led Liverpool to Premier League title|
|Marcelo Bielsa||Leeds United||Led Leeds to promotion to Premier League|
|Hans-Dieter Flick||Bayern Munich||Won Quintuple with Bayern Munich including Champions Leauge|
FIFA Puskas Award
The award is given to the player with the best goal of the year and The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023 nominees for the Puskas award category is as follows.
|Giorgian De Arrascaeta||Ceara vs Flamengo||25 August 2019||2019 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A||Stunning Bicycle Kick almost on the edge of the box|
|Son Heung-min||Tottenham vs Burnley||7 December 2019||2019–20 Premier League||Scored a 80 m solo run goal|
|Luis Suarez||Barcelona vs Mallorca||7 December 2019||2019–20 La Liga||Stunning back heal goal|
FIFA Best Awards History And How To Vote
Awards in football started in 1956 since the inception Ballon d’Or it was in 1991 when FIFA started distributing awards as FIFA world player of the year. However, in 2009 Ballon d’Or merged with FIFA world player of the year to call it FIFA Ballon d’Or. Although in 2016 they separated and since then Ballon d’Or holds separate awards and FIFA started ‘ THE BEST’ awards.
The winners of The Best FIFA Men’s Player, The Best FIFA Men’s Coach, and The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper Awards will be selected by an international jury comprising the current coaches of all men’s national teams (one per team).
The current captains of all men’s national teams (one per team), one specialist journalist from each territory represented by a national team and fans from all over the world registered on FIFA.com