adplus-dvertising

Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi and Mohamed Salah finalists for FIFA Best award | Football News – Times of India

PARIS: Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi and Mohamed Salah were named on Friday as the three finalists for the FIFA Best Men’s Player award, while Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas was nominated for the women’s prize.
Poland star Lewandowski won last year’s FIFA award but had to settle for second in the 2021 Ballon d’Or voting behind Messi, winner of the accolade for a record seventh time.
The awards ceremony will be held virtually from FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich on January 17.
Putellas, Barcelona team-mate Jennifer Hermoso and Chelsea’s Australian striker Sam Kerr are the finalists for the FIFA Best Women’s Player award. The trio were also the top three vote-getters for the Ballon d’Or.
The winner will succeed England’s Lucy Bronze, who took home the previous award.
The prizes for the best men’s and women’s player, coach and goalkeeper are voted for by the captains and coaches of all national teams around the world, as well as an online ballot of fans and a select number of journalists.
Voting closed on December 10.
Manuel Neuer, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Edouard Mendy are in the running for best men’s goalkeeper honours, while Roberto Mancini, Thomas Tuchel and Pep Guardiola are the three nominees for best men’s coach.
Lluis Cortes, who led Barcelona’s women to a treble last season, is up against Chelsea coach Emma Hayes and Sarina Wiegman, the former Netherlands boss now in charge of England, for top women’s coach.

Stay connected with us on social media platform for instant update click here to join our  Twitter, & Facebook

We are now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@TechiUpdate) and stay updated with the latest Technology headlines.

For all the latest Sports News Click Here 

 For the latest news and updates, follow us on Google News

Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! TechiLive.in is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.