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The Best FIFA Football Awards

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The Best FIFA Football Awards 2017

The Best FIFA Football Awards 2017 was held on October 23, 2017, at London Palladium, London, England. The ceremony was hosted by Idris Elba and Layla Anna-Lee.

A panel of experts on men’s football representing various FIFA and external football stakeholders compiled a shortlist of 24 male players were announced for The Best FIFA Men’s Player on 17 August. The three finalists Ronaldo, Messi, and Neymar were announced on September 22, 2017.

Real Madrid's star, Cristiano Ronaldo won the award with over 43% votes. The selection criteria for the award was set as per the sporting performance, as well as general conduct on and off the pitch from 20 November 2016 to 2 July 2017.

Rank

Name

Club(s) played for

National team

Percent

The finalists

1

Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid

Portugal

43.16%

2

Lionel Messi

Barcelona

Argentina

19.25%

3

Neymar

  • Barcelona
  • Paris Saint-Germain

Brazil

6.97%

Other candidates

4

Gianluigi Buffon

Juventus

Italy

6.82%

5

Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid

Spain

3.34%

6

Luka Modri?

Real Madrid

Croatia

3.33%

7

Toni Kroos

Real Madrid

Germany

2.70%

8

Marcelo

Real Madrid

Brazil

2.09%

9

N'Golo Kanté

Chelsea

France

1.35%

10

Luis Suárez

Barcelona

Uruguay

1.19%

11

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Borussia Dortmund

Gabon

1.10%

12

Paulo Dybala

Juventus

Argentina

1.07%

13

Eden Hazard

Chelsea

Belgium

1.03%

14

Zlatan Ibrahimovi?

Manchester United

Sweden

0.82%

15

Andrés Iniesta

Barcelona

Spain

0.82%

16

Robert Lewandowski

Bayern Munich

Poland

0.77%

17

Antoine Griezmann

Atlético Madrid

France

0.67%

18

Dani Carvajal

Real Madrid

Spain

0.62%

19

Manuel Neuer

Bayern Munich

Germany

0.58%

20

Keylor Navas

Real Madrid

Costa Rica

0.56%

21

Arturo Vidal

Bayern Munich

Chile

0.51%

22

Leonardo Bonucci

  • Juventus
  • Milan

Italy

0.47%

23

Alexis Sánchez

Arsenal

Chile

0.45%

24

Harry Kane

Tottenham Hotspur

England

0.33%

 

Gianluigi Buffon won the award for the 2017 Best Goalkeeper Award with over 42% of the vote. Gianluigi Buffon, Manuel Neuer, and Keylor Navas were listed top three finalist for the Award.

The selection criteria was based on the best goalkeeper, regardless of championship or nationality, for his achievements during the period from 20 November 2016 to 2 July 2017 inclusive.

Rank

Name

Club(s) played for

National team

Percent

The finalists

1

Gianluigi Buffon

Juventus

Italy

42.42%

2

Manuel Neuer

Bayern Munich

Germany

32.32%

3

Keylor Navas

Real Madrid

Costa Rica

10.10%

Other candidates

4

Thibaut Courtois

Chelsea

Belgium

9.09%

5

Hugo Lloris

Tottenham Hotspur

France

3.03%

6

Jan Oblak

Atlético Madrid

Slovenia

2.02%

7

Marc-André ter Stegen

Barcelona

Germany

1.01%

8

Alisson

Roma

Brazil

0.01%

9

Alireza Beiranvand

Persepolis

Iran

0.0%

Alfonso Blanco

Pachuca

Mexico

Claudio Bravo

Manchester City

Chile

Gianluigi Donnarumma

Milan

Italy

Ederson

Benfica

Brazil

Fabrice Ondoa

Manchester City

Cameroon

Danijel Subaši?

Sevilla Atlético

Croatia

 

The three finalist from the twelve candidates were announced on September 22, 2017. The selection criteria for the men’s football coaches was decided as per the performance and general behavior of their teams on and off the pitch from 20 November 2016 to 2 July 2017.

Zinedine Zidane won the award with over 46% of the vote beating Antonio Conte and Massimiliano Allegri.

Rank

Name

Team (s) managed

Percent

1

Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid

46.22%

2

Antonio Conte

Chelsea

11.62%

3

Italy Massimiliano Allegri

Italy Juventus

8.78%

4

Joachim Löw

Germany

7.40%

5

José Mourinho

Manchester United

5.28%

6

Leonardo Jardim

France Monaco

4.84%

7

Carlo Ancelotti

Bayern Munich

3.62%

8

Pep Guardiola

Manchester City

2.88%

9

Tite

Brazil

2.87%

10

Diego Simeone

Atlético Madrid

2.77%

11

Luis Enrique

Barcelona

2.00%

12

Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur

1.72%