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The Facebook Football Awards[1] was announced in April 2015 - the first awards were only for the English Premier League. In 2016, it was announced for various leagues around Europe. It is associated with Facebook, with La Liga awards associated with MARCA.[2]


Winners in 2015Edit

Awards were issued only to the Premier League in 2015.

Premier LeagueEdit

Winners in 2016Edit

La LigaEdit

Premier LeagueEdit

Position Player National team Club
GK David de Gea   Spain   Manchester United
DF Héctor Bellerín   Spain   Arsenal
DF Chris Smalling   England   Manchester United
DF Robert Huth   Germany   Leicester City
DF Toby Alderweireld   Belgium   Tottenham Hotspur
MF Riyad Mahrez   Algeria   Leicester City
MF Dele Alli   England   Tottenham Hotspur
MF Dimitri Payet   France   West Ham
FW Jamie Vardy   England   Leicester City
FW Harry Kane   England   Tottenham Hotspur
FW Agüero   Argentina   Manchester City



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  2. ^ "The other side of the MARCA Football Awards - MARCA English".
  3. ^ Mewis, Joe (26 May 2015). "Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez wins Player of the Year at the inaugural Facebook Football Awards". Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Five madridistas pick up prizes at the Facebook Football Awards". Madrid, Spain: Real Madrid Club de Fútbol. 12 May 2016. Retrieved 13 July 2016. Ronaldo (best striker and best player), James (best goal), Modric (best midfielder), Marcelo (best defender) and Navas (best goalkeeper) were the winners at the ceremony which took place at Facebook's offices in Madrid. The Real Madrid fans were also chosen as the best supporters in La Liga.
  5. ^ Richards, Alex (9 May 2016). "Facebook Football Awards: Riyad Mahrez beats teammate Jamie Vardy to player of the year award". Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  6. ^ Richards, Alex (9 May 2016). "Facebook Football Awards: Manchester United's Anthony Martial wins young player of the year". Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  7. ^ a b Richards, Alex (9 May 2016). "Facebook Football Awards: Three Leicester and three Tottenham players included in team of the year". Retrieved 14 July 2016.

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