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Overview of The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021 

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Overview of The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021

On 17th January 2022 The Best Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Football Awards 2021 ceremony was held as a virtual TV show from the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland.

  • It has crowned Bayern Munich’s Polish striker Robert Lewandowski as Best FIFA Men’s Player 2021 and Barcelona’s Spanish midfielder Alexia Putellas as Best FIFA Women’s Player 2021.

About Robert Lewandowski:

Robert Lewandowski is the greatest footballer and the best Polish ambassador who has won the award for the 2nd time after he beat Gerd Muller’s 49-year old record of 40 goals in a single Bundesliga campaign.

Robert Lewandowski wins FIFA The Best Men's Player award

About Alexia Putellas:

The 27-year-old Alexia Putellas was in the Barcelona women’s team which won the Spanish league and the UEFA Champions League.

Alexia Putellas winning the FIFA Best Women's Player prize

Other Winners:

S NOCategory Winner
1.Best FIFA Men’s PlayerRobert Lewandowski (Poland)
2.Best FIFA Women’s PlayerAlexia Putellas (Spain)
3.FIFA Fan AwardDenmark and Finland Fans
4.The Best FIFA Men’s CoachThomas Tuchel (Germany)
5.The Best FIFA Women’s CoachEmma Hayes (United Kingdom)
6.FIFA Fair Play AwardDenmark National Team and Staff
7.Puskas AwardErik Lamela (Argentina)
8.The Best FIFA Men’s GoalkeeperEdouard Mendy (France)
9.The Best FIFA Women’s GoalkeeperChristiane Endler (Chile)
10.FIFA Best Special AwardChristine Sinclair (Canada)
11.FIFA Best Special AwardCristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)


i.The legendary forward Cristiano Ronaldo received FIFA’s Special Best award 2021, for becoming the all-time record scorer in men’s international football, scoring 115 goals for Portugal.

ii.Christine Sinclair was honored with The Best – FIFA Special Award 2021 for breaking the women’s international goal-scoring record.

About The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021:

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) conducted the FIFA Football Awards 2021 virtually in Zurich, Switzerland for the 6th Time on 17th January 2022 and The first award ceremony was held in 2017.

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About Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA):

President – Giovanni Vincenzo Infantino
Establishment – 21st May 1904
Headquarters – Zurich, Switzerland