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Lionel Messi, Christiano Ronaldo, Benzema To Battle For Men’s Best Player; FIFA Drops Full List For Puskas Awards

The International Federation of Association Football(FIFA) has announced the shortlist of some of the best names in world football who will battle it out for the prestigious FIFA Puskás Award.

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Argentine football star, Lionel Messi, Portuguese star, Christiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema, Neymar, and other well-known skillful football players have all secured nominations for the Men’s Best Player.

Also, Lucy Bronze, Jennifer Hermoso, Aitana Bonmatí, Magdalena Eriksson will also be battling for the Women’s Best Player. Lluís Cortés, Emma Hayes, Beverly Priestman, Pep Guardiola, Antonio Conte have also been nominated for both Men’s and Women’s Best Coach.

Check out the full list below:

The Best FIFA Men’s Player:

  1. Karim Benzema (France / Real Madrid CF)
  2. Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium / Manchester City FC)
  3. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal / Juventus FC / Manchester United FC)
  4. Erling Haaland (Norway / BV Borussia 09 Dortmund)
  5. Jorginho (Italy / Chelsea FC)
  6. N’Golo Kanté (France / Chelsea FC)
  7. Robert Lewandowski (Poland / FC Bayern München)
  8. Kylian Mbappé (France / Paris Saint-Germain)
  9. Lionel Messi (Argentina / FC Barcelona / Paris Saint-Germain)
  10. Neymar (Brazil / Paris Saint-Germain)
  11. Mohamed Salah (Egypt / Liverpool FC)

The Best FIFA Women’s Player:

  1. Stina Blackstenius (Sweden / BK Häcken)
  2. Aitana Bonmatí (Spain / FC Barcelona)
  3. Lucy Bronze (England / Manchester City WFC)
  4. Magdalena Eriksson (Sweden / Chelsea FC Women)
  5. Caroline Graham Hansen (Norway / FC Barcelona)
  6. Pernille Harder (Denmark / Chelsea FC Women)
  7. Jennifer Hermoso (Spain / FC Barcelona)
  8. Ji Soyun (Korea Republic / Chelsea FC Women)
  9. Sam Kerr (Australia / Chelsea FC Women)
  10. Vivianne Miedema (Netherlands / Arsenal WFC)
  11. Alexia Putellas (Spain / FC Barcelona)
  12. Christine Sinclair (Canada / Portland Thorns FC)
  13. Ellen White (England / Manchester City WFC)

The Best FIFA Women’s Coach:

  1. Lluís Cortés (Spain / FC Barcelona)
  2. Peter Gerhardsson (Sweden / Swedish national team)
  3. Emma Hayes (England / Chelsea FC Women)
  4. Beverly Priestman (England / Canadian national team)
  5. Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands / Dutch national team / English national team)

The Best FIFA Men’s Coach:

  1. Antonio Conte (Italy / FC Internazionale Milano / Tottenham Hotspur FC)
  2. Hansi Flick (Germany / FC Bayern München / German national team)
  3. Pep Guardiola (Spain / Manchester City FC)
  4. Roberto Mancini (Italy / Italian national team)
  5. Lionel Sebastián Scaloni (Argentina / Argentinian national team)
  6. Diego Simeone (Argentina / Atlético de Madrid)
  7. Thomas Tuchel (Germany / Chelsea FC)
  8. The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper:
  9. Ann-Katrin Berger (Germany / Chelsea FC Women)
  10. Christiane Endler (Chile / Paris Saint-Germain / Olympique Lyonnais)
  11. Stephanie Lynn Marie Labbé (Canada / FC Rosengård / Paris Saint-Germain)
  12. Hedvig Lindahl (Sweden / Atlético de Madrid Femenino)
  13. Alyssa Naeher (USA / Chicago Red Stars)

The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper:

  1. Alisson Becker (Brazil / Liverpool FC)
  2. Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy / AC Milan / Paris Saint-Germain)
  3. Édouard Mendy (Senegal / Chelsea FC)
  4. Manuel Neuer (Germany / FC Bayern München)
  5. Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark / Leicester City FC)

Source: Ghgossip.com

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