FIFA announce nominees for The Best Awards 2021

Mon 22 November 2021 | 20:09

FIFA have announced the nominees for the 2021 Best FIFA Football Awards, including best player, best coach, and best goalkeeper for both the men’s and women’s game.

Expert panels selected the candidates for each award and public voting will be open on the

FIFA website

until 10 December, and FIFA will announce three finalists early in 2022.

The Best FIFA Men's Player

Karim Benzema (France /

Real Madrid


Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium /

Manchester City


Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal /



Manchester United


Erling Haaland (Norway /

Borussia Dortmund


Jorginho (Italy /



N’Golo Kante (France /



Robert Lewandowski (Poland /

Bayern Munich


Kylian Mbappé (France /

Paris Saint-Germain


Lionel Messi (Argentina /



Paris Saint-Germain


Neymar (Brazil /

Paris Saint-Germain


Mohamed Salah (Egypt /




The Best FIFA Women's Player

Stina Blackstenius (Sweden / Hacken)

Aitana Bonmati (Spain / Barcelona)

Lucy Bronze (England / Manchester City)

Magdalena Eriksson (Sweden / Chelsea)

Caroline Graham Hansen (Norway / Barcelona)

Pernille Harder (Denmark / Chelsea)

Jennifer Hermoso (Spain / Barcelona)

Ji So-yun (Korea Republic / Chelsea)

Sam Kerr (Australia / Chelsea)

Vivianne Miedema (Netherlands / Arsenal)

Alexia Putellas (Spain / Barcelona)

Christine Sinclair (Canada / Portland Thorns)

Ellen White (England / Manchester City)


The Best FIFA Men's Coach

Antonio Conte (Inter / Tottenham Hotspur)

Hansi Flick (Bayern Munich / German national team)

Pep Guardiola (Manchester City)

Roberto Mancini (Italian national team)

Lionel Scaloni (Argentinian national team)

Diego Simeone (Atletico Madrid)

Thomas Tuchel (Chelsea)


The Best FIFA Women's Coach

Lluis Cortes (Barcelona)

Peter Gerhardsson (Swedish national team)

Emma Hayes (Chelsea)

Beverly Priestman (Canadian national team)

Sarina Wiegman (Dutch national team / English national team)


The Best FIFA Men's Goalkeeper

Alisson Becker (Brazil / Liverpool)

Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy / AC Milan / Paris Saint-Germain)

Edouard Mendy (Senegal / Chelsea)

Manuel Neuer (Germany / Bayern Munich)

Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark / Leicester City)


The Best FIFA Women's Goalkeeper

Ann-Katrin Berger (Germany / Chelsea)

Christiane Endler (Chile / Paris Saint-Germain / Lyon)

Stephanie Labbe (Canada / Rosengard / Paris Saint-Germain)

Hedvig Lindahl (Sweden / Atletico Madrid)

Alyssa Naeher (USA / Chicago Red Stars)

source: SportMob

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