Voting open for Best FIFA Football Awards

Fans can now vote for shortlisted candidates

By Web Desk
January 27, 2023
Lionel Messi is among the Best FIFA Men’s Player nominees — FIFA

Voting is now open for the Best FIFA Football Awards which will celebrate exceptional achievements across the men’s and women’s game.

You can check out who has been shortlisted below and cast your votes by clicking here

The Best Men’s and Women’s Player, with last year’s winners Robert Lewandowski and Alexia Putellas among the candidates once again, are among the individual awards.

There outstanding coaches and goalkeepers along with players included in the male and female FIFPRO World11 line-ups will also be revealed at the event.

Meanwhile, the best goal of the year will receive the elusive Puskás Award.

Supporters can also vote for the winner of The Best FIFA Fan Award and The FIFA Fair Play Award.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony later this year.

The Best FIFA Men’s Player nominees

Julian Alvarez

Jude Bellingham

Karim Benzema

Kevin de Bruyne

Erling Haaland

Achraf Hakimi

Robert Lewandowski

Sadio Mane

Kylian Mbappe

Lionel Messi

Luka Modric


Mohamed Salah

Vinicius Junior

The Best FIFA Women’s Player nominees

Aitana Bonmatí


Jessie Fleming

Ada Hegerberg

Sam Kerr

Beth Mead

Vivianne Miedema

Alex Morgan

Lena Oberdorf

Alexandra Popp

Alexia Putellas

Wendie Renard

Keira Walsh

Leah Williamson

The Best FIFA Men’s Coach nominees

Carlo Ancelotti

Didier Deschamps

Pep Guardiola

Walid Regragui

Lionel Scaloni

The Best FIFA Women’s Coach nominees

Sonia Bompastor

Emma Hayes

Bev Priestman

Pia Sundhage

Martina Voss-Tecklenburg

Sarina Wiegman

The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper nominees

Álisson Becker

Yassine Bounou

Thibaut Courtois


Emiliano Martínez

The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper nominees

Christiane Endler

Ann-Katrin Berger

Mary Earps

Merle Frohms

Alyssa Naeher

Sandra Paños García-Villamil

FIFA Puskás Award nominees

Mario Balotelli

Amandine Henry

Théo Hernández

Alou Kuol

Kylian Mbappé

Francisco González Metilli

Marcin Oleksy

Salma Paralluelo


Alessia Russo

Dimitri Payet

The Best FIFA Fan Award nominees

Saudi Arabia - Abdullah Al Salmi

Abdullah Al Salmi walked across the desert in Saudi Arabia for 55 days to reach Qatar to support his national team at the FIFA World Cup 2022.


Argentina fans travelled to Qatar in impressive numbers to provide incredible support for their team's ultimately victorious World Cup campaign.


Japan fans earned worldwide admiration for staying behind after World Cup matches to help clean the stadiums.