The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021

(Source: FIFA)

Date: Monday 17th January 2022

Location; Zurich, Switzerland

Presented by: FIFA

Men’s Player of the Year Previous Winners

2016: Cristiano Ronaldo

2017: Cristiano Ronaldp

2018: Luka Modric

2019: Lionel Messi

2020: Robert Lewandowski

Men’s Player of the Year Nominees

NameAgeClubCountry
Karim Benzema33Real MadridFrance
Kevin De Bruyne30Manchester City Belgium
Erling Haaland21Borussia DortmundNorway
Jorginho29ChelseaItaly
Neymar29Paris Saint-GermainBrazil
N’golo Kante30ChelseaFrance
Robert Lewandowski33Bayern MunichPoland
Kylian Mbappe22Paris Saint GermainFrance
Lionel Messi34Barcelona & Paris SGArgentina
Cristiano Ronaldo36Juventus & Man UnitedPortugaal
Mohamed Salah29LiverpoolEgypt

Women’s Player of the Year Previous Winners

2016: Carli Lloyd

2017: Lieke Martens

2018: Marta

2019: Megan Rapinoe

2020: Lucy Bronze

Women’s Player of the Year: Nominees

NameAgeClubCountry
Stina Blackstenius25HackenSweden
Aitana Bonmati23BarcelonaSpain
Lucy Bronze30Manchester CityEngland
Magdalena Eriksson28ChelseaSweden
Caroline Graham Hansen26BarcelonaNorway
Pernille Harder29ChelseaDenmark
Jenni Hermoso31BarcelonaSpain
So-Yun Ji30ChelseaSouth Korea
Sam Kerr28ChelseaAustralia
Vivianne Miedema25ArsenalNetherlands
Alexia Putellas27BarcelonaSpain
Christine Sinclair38Portland ThornsCanada
Ellen White32Manchester CityEngland

Men’s Coach of the Year: Previous Winners

2016: Claudio Ramieri

2017: Zinedine Zidane

2018: Didier Deschamps

2019: Jurgen Klopp

2020: Jurgen Klopp

Men’s Coach of the Year; Nominees

NameAgeTeam(s)Country
Antonio Connte52Inter Milan & TottenhamItaly
Hansi Flick56Bayern Munich & Germany National TeamGermany
Pep Guardiola50Manchester CitySpain
Roberto Mancini57Italy National TeamItaly
Lionel Scaloni43Argentina National TeamArgentina
Diego Simeone51Atletico de MadridArgentina
Thomas Tuchel48ChelseaGermany

Women’s Coach of the Year: Previous Winners

2016: Silvia Neid

2017: Sarina Wiegman

2018: Reynald Pedros

2019: Jill Ellis

2020: Sarina Wiegman

Women’s Coach of the Year: Nominees

NameAgeTeamCountry
Lluis Cortes35Barcelona & Ukraine Women’s National TeamSpain
Peter Gerhardsson62Sweden Women’s National TeamSweden
Emma Hayes45Chelsea WomenEnglish
Bev Priestman35Canada Women’s National TeamEnglish
Sarina Wiegman52Netherlands & England Women’s National TeamNetherlands

Men’s Goalkeeper of the Year: Previous Winners

2017: Gianluigi Buffon

2018: Thibaut Courtois

2019: Alisson Becker

2020: Manuel Neuer

Men’s Goalkeeper of the Year: Nominees

NameAgeTeamCountry
Alisson Becker29LiverpoolBrazil
Gianluigi Donnarumma22AC Milan & PSGItaly
Edouard Mendy29ChelseaSenegal
Manuel Neuer35Bayern MunichGermany
Kasper Schmeichel35Leicester CityDenmark

Women’s Goalkeeper of the Year: Previous Winners

2019: Sari van Veenendaal

2020: Sarah Bouhaddi

Women’s Goalkeeper of the Year: Nominees

NameAgeTeamCountry
Ann-Katrin Berger31ChelseaGermany
Christiane Endler30PSG & LyonChile
Stephanie Labbe35Rosengard & PSGCanada
Hedvig Lindahl38Atletico MadridSweden
Alyssa Naeher33Chicago Red StarsUSA