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The Best Who Coaches, Captains, Journalists Voted For



The Best Who Coaches, Captains, Journalists Voted For

The winners of the illustrious accolades of FIFA were revealed at a glittering Paris ceremony on Monday 27 February.

The Best Men’s and Women’s Player, Goalkeeper and Coach awards were voted for by national team captains and coaches, as well as journalists from across the globe and fans on FIFA’s official website.

Check out how the captains, coaches and journalists voted in each category below…

The Best FIFA Men’s Player
Winner: Lionel Messi
Second: Kylian Mbappe
Third: Karim Benzema

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Messi overwhelmingly topped the voting, having inspired Argentina to World Cup glory at Qatar 2022.

The likes of England head coach Gareth Southgate, Germany’s Hansi Flick and Morocco boss Walid Regragui all selected Messi as The Best FIFA Men’s Player.

Messi, of course, could not vote for himself, and he picked Paris St Germain team-mate Neymar as his No.1 pick.

Kylian Mbappe won the vote of his France international manager Didier Deschamps, while his countryman Karim Benzema was the choice of Croatia skipper Luka Modric.