The Best FIFA Football Awards: Final three nominees of the Best Women's Player and the Best Men's Player awards

Final nominees for all award categories in the best FIFA football awards are now announced and the winners will be crowned on 27th February.

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Abishek Goswami
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FIFA has announced the finalists for both The Best FIFA Women's Player and The Best FIFA Men's Player awards as well as for The FIFA Puskás Award ahead of the 2022 edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards.

The final three nominees for The Best FIFA Women's Player are (in alphabetical order):

  • Beth Mead (England / Arsenal WFC)
  • Alex Morgan (USA / Orlando Pride / San Diego Wave)
  • Alexia Putellas (Spain / FC Barcelona)
The Best FIFA Football Awards: Beth Mead, Alexia Putellas & Alex Morgan | Sportz Point

Beth Mead, Alexia Putellas & Alex Morgan

The final three nominees for The Best FIFA Men's Player are (in alphabetical order):

  • Karim Benzema (France / Real Madrid CF)
  • Kylian Mbappé (France / Paris Saint-Germain FC)
  • Lionel Messi (Argentina / Paris Saint-Germain FC)
The Best FIFA football awards: Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi & Karim Benzema | Sportz Point

Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi & Karim Benzema

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These two awards are given to the outstanding players in women's and men's football as voted for by an international jury respectively comprising the current coaches of all women's/men's national teams (one per team), the current captains of all women's/men's national teams (one per team), one specialist journalist from each territory represented by a national team and fans registered on FIFA.com. The full voting and award process is in detail in the Rules of Allocation.

The final three nominees for The FIFA Puskás Award are (in alphabetical order):

  • Marcin Oleksy (Poland): Warta Poznań v. Stal Rzeszów (6 November 2022)
  • Dimitri Payet (France): Olympique de Marseille v. PAOK Thessaloniki FC (7 April 2022)
  • Richarlison (Brazil): Brazil v. Serbia (24 November 2022)

Winners of The Best FIFA Football Awards 2022 will be crowned at a special ceremony on Monday, 27 February 2023 in Paris.

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