FIFA will today recognise the world’s best football players and coaches in its inaugural edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards.
The winners will be presented with the new FIFA iconic platinum trophies.
Meanwhile, Zurich’s TPC studios will host the awards, with the winners of each category decided by the global football community.
However, Cristiano Ronaldo, who has already won Ballon D’Or will contest for The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award with Antoine Griezmann of Atletico Madrid and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
Melanie Behringer, Carli Lloyd and Marta are in contention for the Best FIFA Women’s Player Award.
Claudio Ranieri, Fernando Santos and Zinedine Zidane,are nominees for the Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award while FIFA Women’s Coach Award has Jill Ellis, Silvia Neid and Pia Sundhage as nominees.