Best FIFA Football Awards: Robert Lewandowski Takes Best Men’s Player Award, Complete List Here
Zurich: Robert Lewandowski won the biggest individual prize of his career Thursday, showing that a forward not named Messi or Ronaldo can be voted the world’s best soccer player.
The Best FIFA football awards for the year 2020 were announced on Thursday evening.
In the women’s category, Lucy Bronze took home the top award after winning the Champions League with French side Olympique Lyon for the third consecutive season. She is currently with English giants Manchester City. Dutch coach Sarina Wiegman was named the best manager in the women’s category.
The ceremony, held virtually at FIFA headquarters in Zurich, saw awards being handed across several individual categories while the FIFPro men’s and women’s teams were also announced.
The Best FIFA Awards 2020 – Complete list of winners:
- The Best FIFA Women’s Player: Lucy Bronze (England/Olympique Lyonnais/Manchester City)
- The Best FIFA Men’s Coach: Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool)
- The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper: Sarah Bouhaddi (France/Olympique Lyonnais)
- The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer (Germany/Bayern Munich)
- The Best FIFA Men’s Player: Robert Lewandowski (Poland/Bayern Munich)
- The Best FIFA Women’s Coach: Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands)
- FIFA Fair Play Award: Mattia Agnese (Italy)
- FIFA Puskas Award: Son Heung-min (South Korea/Tottenham)
- FIFA Fan Award: Marivaldo Francisco da Silva (Brazil)
- FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World11: Christiane Endler; Lucy Bronze; Wendie Renard; Millie Bright; Delphine Cascarino; Barbara Bonansea; Veronica Boquete; Megan Rapinoe; Pernille Harder; Vivianne Miedema; Tobin Heath
- FIFA FIFPRO Men’s World11: Alisson Becker; Trent Alexander-Arnold; Sergio Ramos; Virgil van Dijk; Alphonso Davies; Kevin de Bruyne; Thiago Alcantara; Joshua Kimmich; Lionel Messi; Robert Lewandowski; Cristiano Ronaldo
The ceremony also paid tribute to Diego Maradona, Paulo Rossi, the two footballing legends who recently passed away.