Messi, Kante, Salah feature as FIFA names nominees for 2021 awards

Messi, Kante, Salah feature as FIFA names nominees for 2021 awards

FIFA has listed the nominees for various best FIFA football awards for the year 2021 with Messi, Kante, and Salah making the cut. The categories are as follows.

The Best FIFA Women’s Player: *

  • Stina Blackstenius (Sweden / BK Häcken)
  • Aitana Bonmati (Spain / FC Barcelona)
  • Lucy Bronze (England / Manchester City WFC)
  • Magdalena Eriksson (Sweden / Chelsea FC Women)
  • Caroline Graham Hansen (Norway / FC Barcelona)
  • Pernille Harder (Denmark / Chelsea FC Women)
  • Jennifer Hermoso (Spain / FC Barcelona)
  • Ji So-yun (Korea Repuiblic / Chelsea FC Women)
  • Sam Kerr (Australia / Chelsea FC Women)
  • Vivianne Miedema (Netherlands / Arsenal WFC)
  • Ellen White (England / Manchester City WFC)
  • Alexia Putellas (Spain / FC Barcelona)
  • Christine Sinclair (Canada / Portland Thorns FC)

The Best FIFA Men’s Player:

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

Best FIFA Women’s Coach

  • Lluís Cortés (Spain / FC Barcelona)
  • Peter Gerhardsson (Sweden / Swedish national team)
  • Emma Hayes (England / Chelsea FC Women)
  • Beverly Priestman (England / Canadian national team)
  • Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands / Dutch national team / English national team)

The Best FIFA Men’s Coach: *

  • Antonio Conte (Italy / FC Internazionale Milano / Tottenham Hotspur FC)
  • Hansi Flick (Germany / FC Bayern München / German national team)
  • Pep Guardiola (Spain / Manchester City FC)
  • Roberto Mancini (Italy / Italian national team)
  • Lionel Sebastián Scaloni (Argentina / Argentinian national team)
  • Diego Simeone (Argentina / Atlético de Madrid)
  • Thomas Tuchel (Germany / Chelsea FC)

The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper:

  • Ann-Katrin Berger (Germany / Chelsea FC Women)
  • Christiane Endler (Chile / Paris Saint-Germain / Olympique Lyonnais)
  • Stephanie Lynn Marie Labbé (Canada / FC Rosengård / Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Hedvig Lindahl (Sweden / Atlético de Madrid Femenino)
  • Alyssa Naeher (USA / Chicago Red Stars)

The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper:

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

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