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The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018

The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018 were held on 24 September 2018 in London, England.[1] The selection panels were announced on 4 July 2018.[2]

The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018
Date24 September 2018 (2018-09-24)
LocationRoyal Festival Hall, London, England
Presented byFIFA
Hosted byIdris Elba
Highlights
The Best FIFA Men's PlayerCroatia Luka Modrić
The Best FIFA Women's PlayerBrazil Marta
The Best FIFA Men's CoachFrance Didier Deschamps
The Best FIFA Women's CoachFrance Reynald Pedros
The Best FIFA GoalkeeperBelgium Thibaut Courtois
Websitefifa.com

Contents

Winners and nomineesEdit

The Best FIFA Men's PlayerEdit

Ten players were shortlisted on 24 July 2018. The 3 finalists were revealed on 3 September 2018.[3]

Luka Modrić won the award with over 29% of the vote.[4][5][6]

The selection criteria for the men's players of the year was: respective achievements during the period from 3 July 2017 to 15 July 2018.

Rank Name Club(s) played for National team Percent
The finalists
1 Luka Modrić   Real Madrid   Croatia 29.05%
2 Cristiano Ronaldo   Portugal 19.08%
3 Mohamed Salah   Liverpool   Egypt 11.23%
Other candidates
4 Kylian Mbappé   Paris Saint-Germain   France 10.52%
5 Lionel Messi   Barcelona   Argentina 9.81%
6 Antoine Griezmann   Atlético Madrid   France 6.69%
7 Eden Hazard   Chelsea   Belgium 5.65%
8 Kevin De Bruyne   Manchester City   Belgium 3.54%
9 Raphaël Varane   Real Madrid   France 3.45%
10 Harry Kane   Tottenham Hotspur   England 0.98%
Selection panel[2]

The Best FIFA GoalkeeperEdit

The three finalists were announced on 3 September 2018.[7]

Rank Name Club(s) played for National team Percent
The finalists
1 Thibaut Courtois   Belgium
Hugo Lloris   Tottenham Hotspur   France
Kasper Schmeichel   Leicester City   Denmark
Selection panel[2]

The Best FIFA Men's CoachEdit

Eleven coaches were initially shortlisted on 24 July 2018.[8]

The three finalists were revealed on 3 September 2018.[9]

Didier Deschamps won the award with over 30% of the votes.[4][5][10]

Rank Name Team(s) managed Percent
The finalists
1   Didier Deschamps   France 30.52%
2   Zinedine Zidane   Real Madrid 25.74%
3   Zlatko Dalić   Croatia 11.81%
Other candidates
4   Pep Guardiola   Manchester City 11.46%
5   Jürgen Klopp   Liverpool 7.18%
6   Diego Simeone   Atlético Madrid 3.23%
7   Roberto Martínez   Belgium 2.61%
8   Ernesto Valverde   Barcelona 2.39%
9   Stanislav Cherchesov   Russia 2.14%
10   Gareth Southgate   England 1.57%
11   Massimiliano Allegri   Juventus 1.35%
Selection panel[2]

The Best FIFA Women's PlayerEdit

Ten players were shortlisted on 3 September 2018.[11]

The three finalists were announced on 3 September 2018.[12]

Marta won the award with nearly 15% of the vote.[4][5][13]

Rank Name Club(s) played for National team Percent
The finalists
1 Marta   Orlando Pride   Brazil 14.73%
2 Dzsenifer Marozsán   Lyon   Germany 12.86%
3 Ada Hegerberg   Lyon   Norway 12.60%
Other candidates
4 Megan Rapinoe   Seattle Reign   United States 11.64%
5 Pernille Harder   VfL Wolfsburg   Denmark 10.08%
6 Lucy Bronze   Lyon   England 8.65%
7 Amandine Henry   Lyon   France 8.11%
8 Wendie Renard   Lyon   France 7.89%
9 Sam Kerr   Australia 6.78%
10 Saki Kumagai   Lyon   Japan 6.66%
Selection panel[2]

The Best FIFA Women's CoachEdit

Ten coaches were shortlisted.[14]

The three finalists were announced on 3 September 2018.[15]

Reynald Pedros won the award with over 23% of the vote.[4][5][16]

Rank Name Teams(s) managed Percent
The finalists
1   Reynald Pedros   Lyon 23.15%
2   Sarina Wiegman   Netherlands 15.31%
3   Asako Takakura   Japan 12.80%
Other candidates
4   Emma Hayes   Chelsea 10.73%
5   Stephan Lerch   VfL Wolfsburg 9.21%
6   Martina Voss-Tecklenburg    Switzerland 7.42%
7   Vadão   Brazil 6.66%
8   Jorge Vilda   Spain 5.93%
9   Mark Parsons   Portland Thorns 5.04%
10   Alen Stajcic   Australia 3.75%
Selection panel[2]

FIFA Fair Play AwardEdit

Winner Reason
  Lennart Thy Missed an Eredivisie match to donate stem cells to a leukemia patient.

FIFA Puskás AwardEdit

Mohamed Salah won the award with 38% of the vote.[4] Pablo Aimar, Iker Casillas, Miroslav Klose, Alex Scott, Aline Pellegrino, David Trezeguet and Marco van Basten formed the selection panel that named and announced the shortlist of nominees on 3 September 2018.[2][17] Every registered FIFA.com user was allowed to participate in the final vote, with the questionnaire being presented on the official website of FIFA.

Rank Player Match Competition Date Percent[18]
The finalists
1   Mohamed Salah LiverpoolEverton 2017–18 Premier League 10 December 2017 38%
2   Cristiano Ronaldo JuventusReal Madrid 2017–18 UEFA Champions League 3 April 2018 22%
3   Giorgian De Arrascaeta CruzeiroAmérica Mineiro 2018 Campeonato Mineiro 4 February 2018 17%
Other candidates
  Gareth Bale Real MadridLiverpool 2017–18 UEFA Champions League 26 May 2018 23%
  Denis Cheryshev RussiaCroatia 2018 FIFA World Cup 7 July 2018
  Lazaros Christodoulopoulos AEK AthensOlympiacos 2017–18 Superleague Greece 24 September 2017
  Riley McGree Newcastle JetsMelbourne City 2017–18 A-League 27 April 2018
  Lionel Messi NigeriaArgentina 2018 FIFA World Cup 26 June 2018
  Benjamin Pavard FranceArgentina 2018 FIFA World Cup 30 June 2018
  Ricardo Quaresma IranPortugal 2018 FIFA World Cup 25 June 2018

FIFA Fan AwardEdit

The award celebrates the best fan moment of September 2017 to July 2018, regardless of championship, gender or nationality.

The three nominees were announced on 3 September 2018.[19]

Peru fans won the award with 74% of the vote.[4][20]

Rank Fan(s) Match Competition Date Percent
1 Peru fans Various 2018 FIFA World Cup June 2018 74%
2 Sebastián Carrera Coquimbo UnidoDeportes Puerto Montt 2017 Primera B de Chile 22 October 2017 19%
3 Japan and Senegal fans Various 2018 FIFA World Cup June 2018 7%
Selection panel

FIFA FIFPro World11Edit

The 55-player men's shortlist was announced on 10 September 2018.[21]

The players chosen were David de Gea as goalkeeper, Dani Alves, Raphaël Varane, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo as defenders, Luka Modrić, N'Golo Kanté and Eden Hazard as midfielders, and Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as forwards.[22]

Name Club(s)
Goalkeeper
  David de Gea   Manchester United
Defenders
  Dani Alves   Paris Saint-Germain
  Raphaël Varane   Real Madrid
  Sergio Ramos   Real Madrid
  Marcelo   Real Madrid
Midfielders
  Luka Modrić   Real Madrid
  N'Golo Kanté   Chelsea
  Eden Hazard   Chelsea
Forwards
  Kylian Mbappé   Paris Saint-Germain
  Lionel Messi   Barcelona
  Cristiano Ronaldo
Second Team[23]
Name Club(s)
Goalkeeper
  Thibaut Courtois
Defenders
  Dani Carvajal   Real Madrid
  Thiago Silva   Paris Saint-Germain
  Samuel Umtiti   Barcelona
  Kyle Walker   Manchester City
Midfielders
  Kevin De Bruyne   Manchester City
  Toni Kroos   Real Madrid
  Paul Pogba   Manchester United
Forwards
  Harry Kane   Tottenham Hotspur
  Neymar   Paris Saint-Germain
  Mohamed Salah   Liverpool
Third Team[23]
Name Club(s)
Goalkeeper
  Keylor Navas   Real Madrid
Defenders
  Jordi Alba   Barcelona
  Diego Godín   Atlético Madrid
  Joshua Kimmich   Bayern Munich
  Gerard Piqué   Barcelona
Midfielders
  Andrés Iniesta
  Isco   Real Madrid
  Ivan Rakitić   Barcelona
Forwards
  Antoine Griezmann   Atlético Madrid
  Romelu Lukaku   Manchester United
  Luis Suárez   Barcelona
Fourth Team[23]
Name Club(s)
Goalkeeper
  Gianluigi Buffon
Defenders
  Giorgio Chiellini   Juventus
  Dejan Lovren   Liverpool
  Benjamin Pavard   VfB Stuttgart
  Kieran Trippier   Tottenham Hotspur
Midfielders
  Sergio Busquets   Barcelona
  Casemiro   Real Madrid
  Philippe Coutinho
Forwards
  Edinson Cavani   Paris Saint-Germain
  Paulo Dybala   Juventus
  Sadio Mané   Liverpool
Fifth Team[23]
Name Club(s)
Goalkeeper
  Marc-André ter Stegen   Barcelona
Defenders
  Mats Hummels   Bayern Munich
  Yerry Mina
  Virgil van Dijk
  Šime Vrsaljko
Midfielders
  Nemanja Matić   Manchester United
  David Silva   Manchester City
  Arturo Vidal
Forwards
  Karim Benzema   Real Madrid
  Robert Lewandowski   Bayern Munich
  Mario Mandžukić   Juventus

ReferencesEdit

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