Zurich: FIFA Awards 2021 take place on today, Monday January 17 and we have everything you need to know about the event.
- The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021 take place on Monday 17 January
- The ceremony will be broadcast LIVE from Zurich
- Follow the action on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube
- The FIFA awards’ ceremony was first held in 1991
- We look back at the highlights from the past 28 years
On Monday 17 January, The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021 will be presented in Zurich.
Awards are given to both to the player voted the best from both the women’s game and the men’s game, with 11 players nominated for each award.
Well-known presenters Reshmin Chowdhury and Jermaine Jenas will oversee proceedings at The Best FIFA Football Awards as the footballing world’s biggest names are recognised for their achievements over the past season.
Table of Content
- 1 THE BEST FIFA AWARDS
- 2 WHEN ARE THE BEST FIFA FOOTBALL AWARDS 2021?
- 3 HOW CAN I WATCH THE FIFA BEST AWARDS LIVE STREAMING?
- 4 THE BEST FIFA MEN’S PLAYER NOMINEES?
- 5 THE BEST FIFA WOMEN’S PLAYER NOMINEES?
- 6 FINAL NOMINEES FOR THE BEST FIFA MEN’S COACH
- 7 THE BEST FIFA WOMEN’S COACH
- 8 THE BEST FIFA MEN’S GOALKEEPER
- 9 THE BEST FIFA WOMEN’S GOALKEEPER
- 10 FIFA PUSKAS AWARD
- 11 FIFA AWARDS 2021
THE BEST FIFA AWARDS
The Best FIFA Football Awards™, which began in 2016, marked a new era in crowning the outstanding figures in world football. The first ceremony was held in the TPC-Studios in Zurich and got fans involved more than ever before with their votes from 2016 helping to crown the best players and coaches in men’s and women’s football. The FIFA Fan Award was also given out for the first time to honour outstanding gestures from supporters.
Lucy Bronze is the reigning women’s holder, and Robert Lewandowski won for the men’s side back in 2021. There are more awards, including the Puskas award for thes best goal of 2021, coach of the year, and goalkeeper of the year.
WHEN ARE THE BEST FIFA FOOTBALL AWARDS 2021?
The awards take place on Monday January 17 in Zurich, Switzerland. This is an Virtual Event Live from Zurich.
HOW CAN I WATCH THE FIFA BEST AWARDS LIVE STREAMING?
Fifa’s social media channels will stream the ceremony. You Tube Channel Link
THE BEST FIFA MEN’S PLAYER NOMINEES?
Robert Lewandowski (Poland and FC Bayern München)
Lionel Messi (Argentina, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain)
Mohamed Salah (Egypt and Liverpool FC)
THE BEST FIFA WOMEN’S PLAYER NOMINEES?
Jennifer Hermoso (Spain/ and FC Barcelona)
Sam Kerr (Australia and Chelsea FC)
Alexia Putellas (Spain and FC Barcelona)
FINAL NOMINEES FOR THE BEST FIFA MEN’S COACH
- Pep Guardiola (Spain and Manchester City FC)
- Roberto Mancini (Italy)
- Thomas Tuchel (Germany and Chelsea FC)
In this handout image provided by FIFA, Lucy Bronze is seen giving a acceptance speech via video link after winning The Best FIFA Women’s Player during the The Best FIFA Football Awards on December 17, 2020 in Zurich, Switzerland.
Image credit: Getty Images
THE BEST FIFA WOMEN’S COACH
- Lluís Cortés (Spain and FC Barcelona)
- Emma Hayes (England and Chelsea FC)
- Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands, Dutch national team and English national team)
THE BEST FIFA MEN’S GOALKEEPER
- Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain)
- Édouard Mendy (Senegal and Chelsea FC)
- Manuel Neuer (Germany and FC Bayern München)
THE BEST FIFA WOMEN’S GOALKEEPER
- Ann-Katrin Berger (Germany and Chelsea FC)
- Christiane Endler (Chile, Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Lyonnais)
- Stephanie Lynn Marie Labbé (Canada, FC Rosengard and Paris Saint-Germain)
FIFA PUSKAS AWARD
- Erik Lamela (ARG) – Arsenal FC v. Tottenham Hotspur FC in the Premier League (14 March 2021)
- Patrik Schick (CZE) – Czech Republic v. Scotland at Euro 2020 (14 June 2021)
- Mehdi Taremi (IRN) – Chelsea FC v. FC Porto in the Champions League (13 April 2021)
FIFA AWARDS 2021
- The Best Fifa men’s player
- The Best Fifa women’s player
- The Best Fifa men’s coach
- The Best Fifa women’s coach
- The Best Fifa men’s goalkeeper
- The Best Fifa women’s goalkeeper
- The Best Fifa Puskas award
- The Best Fifa fan award
- Fifa Fifpro men’s world XI
- Fifa Fifpro women’s world XI
- Fifa Fair Play award