Globe Soccer Awards

The Globe Soccer Awards are football awards organised by the European Club Association (ECA) in conjunction with the European Association of Player's Agents (EFAA) and delivered by the organisation Globe Soccer.[1][2] The award ceremony is held in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, which brings together the main representatives of the world of football (FIFA, ECA, UEFA), the League of the United Arab Emirates, major world clubs and their managers, encouraging an exchange of views on the world of football as a major goal, alongside transfer-related issues and the football market.[1][3][4]

Globe Soccer Awards
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Trophies awarded at the 2012 ceremony
First awarded2010
Currently held byFrance Karim Benzema (1st award)
Most awardsPortugal Cristiano Ronaldo (12 awards)
Websiteglobesoccer.com

The first meeting was held in 2009, but the first prizes were not awarded until 2010, with three being awarded. In 2011 the number of awards and categories was increased, reaching up to six. The 2012 edition delivered a larger number, reaching ten football-related categories.[5][6]

WinnersEdit

2010Edit

  • In December 2010, during the closing gala, the Audi Football Night, the winners of the Globe Soccer Awards were announced:[7]
  1. Best Agent of the Year –   Jorge Mendes
  2. Best Director of the Year –   Miguel Ángel Gil Marín (Atlético Madrid)
  3. Special Career Award –   Adriano Galliani (Milan)

2011Edit

  • In December 2011, six awards were awarded in Dubai:[8]
  1. Best Player of the Year –   Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
  2. Greatest media attraction in football –   Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
  3. Best Club of the Year –   Barcelona
  4. Player's career –   Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus)
  5. Best Agent of the Year –   Jorge Mendes
  6. Director's Career –   Pinto da Costa (Porto)

2012Edit

  • In December 2012, 10 awards were awarded in Dubai:[9]
  1. Best Club of the Year –   Atlético Madrid
  2. Best Player of the Year –   Radamel Falcao (Atlético Madrid)
  3. Player's career –   Eric Abidal (Barcelona)
  4. Best player of the Century –   Diego Maradona
  5. Best Agent of the Year –   Jorge Mendes
  6. Agent's career –   Rob Jansen
  7. Best coach of the year –   José Mourinho (Real Madrid)
  8. Best Goal Scorer of the UAE –   Hassan Mohamed (Dubai CSC)
  9. Greatest media attraction in football –   José Mourinho (Real Madrid)
  10. Special award –   Michel Platini

2013Edit

  • In December 2013, 11 awards were awarded in Dubai:[10]
  1. Best Player of the Year –   Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich)
  2. Best Agent of the Year –   Jorge Mendes
  3. Agent Career Award –   Giovanni Branchini
  4. Player Career Award –   Deco
  5. Best Coach of the Year –   Antonio Conte (Juventus)
  6. Coach Career Award –   Pep Guardiola (Bayern Munich)
  7. Best Media Attraction in Football –   Pep Guardiola (Bayern Munich)
  8. Best Club of the Year –   Bayern Munich
  9. Record Breaking Player Award –   Xavi (Barcelona)
  10. Best Coach in the GCC –   Mahdi Ali (United Arab Emirates)

2014Edit

  • In December 2014, 13 awards were awarded in Dubai:[11]
  1. Best Player of The Year –   Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
  2. Marca Fans' Favourite Player –   Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
  3. Best Agent of the Year –   Jorge Mendes
  4. Player Career Award –   Filippo Inzaghi
  5. Best Coach of the Year –   Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid)
  6. Best Media Attraction in Football –   Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid)
  7. Best Club of the Year –   Real Madrid
  8. Best President of the Year –   Florentino Pérez (Real Madrid)
  9. Best Revelation Player of the Year –   James Rodríguez (Real Madrid)
  10. Best Referee of the Year –   Nicola Rizzoli
  11. Best Media Executive –   Riccardo Silva
  12. Best Arab Player of The Year –   Medhi Benatia
  13. Special Award –   Atlético Madrid (Special Award)[12]

2015Edit

  • In December 2015, 12 awards were awarded in Dubai:[13]
  1. Best Player of The Year –   Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona)
  2. Best Agent of the Year –   Jorge Mendes
  3. First Player Career Award –   Andrea Pirlo
  4. Second Player Career Award –   Frank Lampard
  5. Best Coach of the Year –   Marc Wilmots (Belgium)
  6. Best Media Attraction in Football –   Barcelona
  7. Best Media Executive –   Javier Bordas
  8. Best Club of the Year –   Barcelona
  9. Best President of the Year –   Josep Maria Bartomeu (Barcelona)
  10. Best Referee of the Year –   Ravshan Irmatov
  11. Best Club Academy –   Benfica
  12. Best Player in the GCC –   Yasser Al-Shahrani (Al-Hilal)

2016Edit

  • In December 2016, 15 awards were awarded in Dubai:[14]
  1. Best Player of The Year –   Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
  2. Goodwill Award –   Cristiano Ronaldo
  3. Best Club of the Year –   Real Madrid
  4. Best President of the Year –   Florentino Pérez (Real Madrid)
  5. Best Coach of the Year –   Fernando Santos (Portugal)
  6. Best Referee of the Year –   Mark Clattenburg
  7. Best Player in the GCC –   Omar Abdulrahman (Al Ain)
  8. Best Club in the GCC –   Al-Hilal FC
  9. Best Arab Player of The Year –   Mohamed Salah (A.S. Roma)
  10. Best Chinese Player of The Year –   Zheng Zhi (Guangzhou Evergrande)
  11. Best Agent of the Year –   Mino Raiola
  12. Player Career Award –   Javier Zanetti
  13. Player Career Award –   Samuel Eto'o
  14. Special Award –   Unai Emery
  15. Best Sports Media Agency of the Year – MP & Silva

2017Edit

  • In December 2017, 14 awards were awarded in Dubai:[15]
  1. Best Player of the Year –   Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
  2. Best Club of the Year –   Real Madrid
  3. Best Coach of the Year –   Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid)
  4. Best League of the Year –   La Liga
  5. Best Referee of the Year –   Felix Brych
  6. Player Career Award –   Francesco Totti
  7. Player Career Award –   Carles Puyol
  8. Coach Career Award –   Marcello Lippi
  9. Best Arab National Team Coach –   Héctor Cúper (Egypt)
  10. Best Arab National Team –   Saudi Arabia
  11. Best Agent of the Year –   Jorge Mendes
  12. Football Executive of the Year –   Vadim Vasilyev (Monaco)
  13. The Sport Business Award –   Ferran Soriano
  14. Master Coach Special Award –   Diego Simeone (Atlético Madrid)

2018Edit

  • In January 2019, 13 awards were awarded in Dubai:[16]
  1. Best Player of the Year –   Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid / Juventus)
  2. Globe Soccer 433 Fans' Award –   Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid / Juventus)
  3. Best Club of the Year –   Atlético Madrid
  4. Best Coach of the Year –   Didier Deschamps (France)
  5. Best Goalkeeper of the Year –   Alisson (Roma, Liverpool)
  6. Best Agent of the Year –   Jorge Mendes
  7. Special Career Award –   Zvonimir Boban
  8. Player Career Award –   Ronaldo
  9. Player Career Award –   Blaise Matuidi
  10. Coach Career Award –   Fabio Capello
  11. Best Sporting Director of the Year –   Fabio Paratici (Juventus)
  12. Arab Career Award –   Sami Al-Jaber
  13. Best Arab Referee of the Year –   Mohammed Abdullah

2019Edit

  • In December 2019, 16 awards were awarded in Dubai:[17]
  1. Best Men's Player of the Year –   Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)
  2. Best Revelation Player –   João Félix (Benfica, Atlético Madrid)
  3. Best Women's Player of the Year –   Lucy Bronze (Lyon)
  4. Best Referee of the Year –   Stéphanie Frappart
  5. Player Career Award –   Miralem Pjanić (Juventus)
  6. Best Partnership of the Year Award by Sport Business –   Manchester City and   SAP
  7. Best Agent of the Year –   Jorge Mendes
  8. Player Career Award –   Ryan Giggs
  9. Best Academy of the Year –   Ajax and   Benfica
  10. Best Young Arab Player of the Year –   Achraf Hakimi (Borussia Dortmund)
  11. Best Arab Club Award –   Al-Hilal
  12. Best Arab Player Award –   Abderrazak Hamdallah (Al-Nassr)
  13. Best Club of the Year –   Liverpool
  14. Best Coach of the Year –   Jürgen Klopp (Liverpool)
  15. Best Goalkeeper of the Year –   Alisson (Liverpool)
  16. Best Sporting Director of the Year –   Andrea Berta (Atlético Madrid)

2020Edit

  • In December 2020, 10 awards were awarded in Dubai:[18]
  1. Player of the Century 2001–2020:   Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)
  2. Player of the Year:   Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
  3. Player Career Award:   Iker Casillas
  4. Player Career Award:   Gerard Piqué (Barcelona)
  5. Coach of the Century 2001–2020:   Pep Guardiola (Manchester City)
  6. Coach of the Year:   Hansi Flick (Bayern Munich)
  7. Club of the Century 2001–2020:   Real Madrid
  8. Club of the Year:   Bayern Munich
  9. Top Title Winners in the Middle East:   Al Ahly
  10. Agent of the Century 2001–2020:   Jorge Mendes

2021Edit

  • In December 2021, 17 awards were awarded in Dubai:
  1. Top Goal Scorer of All Time:   Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus / Manchester United)
  2. Maradona Award:   Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
  3. TikTok Fans' Player of the Year:   Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
  4. Coach of the Year:   Roberto Mancini (Italy)
  5. Defender of the Year:   Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus)
  6. Goalkeeper of the Year:   Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan / PSG)
  7. Men's player of the Year:   Kylian Mbappé (PSG)
  8. Women's player of the Year:   Alexia Putellas (Barcelona)
  9. Player Career Award:   Ronaldinho
  10. Men's club of the Year:   Chelsea
  11. Women's club of the Year:   Barcelona
  12. Best youth academy in Africa:   ZED
  13. Agent of the Year:   Federico Pastorello
  14. Innovation award:   Serie A
  15. Esports player of the Year:   Msdossary7
  16. Sporting director of the Year:   Txiki Begiristain (Manchester City)
  17. National team of the Year:   Italy

2022Edit

  • On 17 November 2022, the following 12 awards were awarded in Dubai:[19]
  1. Men's Player of the Year:   Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
  2. TikTok Fans' Player of the Year:   Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
  3. Women's Player of the Year:   Alexia Putellas (Barcelona)
  4. Best Defender of All Time:   Sergio Ramos
  5. Executive Career Award:   Adriano Galliani (Monza)
  6. Coach Career Award:   Unai Emery
  7. Youth Team of the Year:   Benfica
  8. Transfer of the Year:   Erling Haaland to Manchester City
  9. Scout of the Year:   Juni Calafat (Real Madrid)
  10. Player Career Award:   Wayne Rooney,   Zlatan Ibrahimović and   Romário
  11. Sporting Director of the Year:   Paolo Maldini &   Frederic Massara (AC Milan)
  12. President of the Year:   Florentino Pérez (Real Madrid)
  13. Coach of the Year:   Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid)
  14. Women's Club of the Year:   Olympique Lyonnais
  15. Men's Club of the Year:   Real Madrid
  16. Emerging Player of the Year:   Victor Osimhen (Napoli)

Awards of the CenturyEdit

Player of the 20th centuryEdit

At the 2012 Globe Soccer Awards ceremony, the organisation decided to award a special award to recognise the best Player of the 20th Century.[20][21]

21st Century AwardsEdit

Similarly, at the Globe Soccer 2020 Awards ceremony, the organisation decided to simultaneously award a series of special awards known as the 21st Century Awards, which seek to recognise the most important figures in football in the period 2001–2020. The award ceremony was attended by different personalities linked to the world of football, in which highlights the president of FIFA Gianni Infantino who had delivered a speech at the conference.[6][22][23]

Best Agent of the Year AwardEdit

By agentEdit

Best Player of the Year AwardEdit

By yearEdit

By playerEdit

Best Coach of the Year AwardEdit

Best Club of the Year AwardEdit

By teamEdit

Rank Team Wins
1   Real Madrid 4
2   Atlético Madrid 2
  Barcelona
  Bayern Munich
3   Chelsea 1
  Liverpool F.C.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "5 Reasons why Cristiano Ronaldo will win the Player of the Century Award ahead of Messi". Sportskeeda. 18 December 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2021.
  2. ^ "Globe Soccer Gala to award 21st century's best coach, player and team". marca.com. Marca. 23 November 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2021.
  3. ^ "The Globe Soccer Awards: Vote for Player, Coach,Club, and Agent of the Century". The Forward. 20 November 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2021.
  4. ^ "The Globe Soccer Awards: Vote for Player, Coach, Club, and Agent of the Century". The Straits Times. 29 November 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2021.
  5. ^ "Categories and candidates 2012". Globe Soccer.
  6. ^ a b "Stars of international football recognised at the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards 2020". Sport Business. 27 December 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2021.
  7. ^ 2010 Globe Soccer Awards
  8. ^ 2011 Globe Soccer Awards
  9. ^ 2012 Globe Soccer Awards
  10. ^ 2013 Globe Soccer Awards
  11. ^ 2014 Globe Soccer Awards
  12. ^ "Atletico de Madrid (GLOBE SOCCER SPECIAL AWARD)". Globe Soccer Awards. Retrieved 5 March 2020.
  13. ^ 2015 Globe Soccer Awards
  14. ^ "2016 Wall of Fame". GlobeSoccer.
  15. ^ "2017 Wall of Fame". GlobeSoccer.
  16. ^ "2018 Wall of Fame". GlobeSoccer.
  17. ^ "2019 Wall of Fame". GlobeSoccer.
  18. ^ "2020 Wall of Fame". GlobeSoccer.
  19. ^ Bettoni, Lorenzo (17 November 2022). "Globe Soccer Awards: all the winners – Maldini, Osimhen, Ibra, Ancelotti, Salah and more". Football Italia. Retrieved 18 November 2022.
  20. ^ "Diego Armando Maradona Best Player of the 20th Century". globesoccer.co. Globe Soccer. Retrieved 23 October 2021.
  21. ^ "Messi y Cristiano: los favoritos para ser el Jugador del Siglo". ole.com.ar (in Spanish). Olé. 24 November 2020. Retrieved 23 October 2021.
  22. ^ "Cristiano Ronaldo voted Player of the Century at the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards". The National. Abu Dhabi. 27 December 2020. Retrieved 20 October 2021.
  23. ^ @Globe_Soccer (27 December 2020). "FIFA President Gianni Infantino addressing the audience at⁣ the 15th Dubai International Sports Conference⁣" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

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