FIFA organized The Best FIFA Football Awards 2016 at Zurich, Switzerland where all winners were awarded in each category. It was the first annual edition after renaming of annul awards. FIFA introduced a new trophy also. Check out the players, coaches who were awarded with the best football trophy.
The Best FIFA Football Awards 2016 Winners
The Best FIFA Men’s Player
The Portuguese and Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded with the best football player of the year 2016. The player won UEFA Champions League 2015-16, UEFA Euro 2016, UEFA Super Cup 2016, FIFA Club World Cup 2016 along with FIFA Ballon D’or 2016. Based on voting, he got about 35% votes.
|1||Cristiano Ronaldo||Portugal||Real Madrid||34.54%|
|3||Antonie Griezmann||France||Atletico Madrid||7.53%|
The Best FIFA Women’s Player
Carli Lloyd of United States and Houston Dash wins The Best FIFA Women’s Player of the year award. With 20.68% of votes the World Champion won this trophy.
|1||Carli Lloyd||United States||Houston Dash||20.68%|
|3||Melanie Behringer||Germany||Bayern Munich||12.34%|
The Best FIFA Men’s Coach
British Football Club Leicester City won it first ever Premier League title under Claudio Ranieri. The manager of LCFC won The Best FIFA Men’s coach of the year with more than 22% of votes. Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane and Portugal coach Fernando Santos were at second and third spot respectively.
|1||Claudio Ranieri||Leicester City||22.06%|
|2||Zinedine Zidane||Real Madrid||16.56%|
The Best FIFA Women’s Coach of Year 2016
Based on voting, The Germany National Women Football Team coach Silvia Neid named as the best women of the year 2016. With 16.68% votes, Jill Ellis of United States stood at second and Swedish Pia Sundhage occupied third spot.
|2||Jill Ellis||United States||16.68%|
The FIFA Fair Play Award
Atletico Nacional requested CONMEBOL to award the 2016 Copa Sudamericana to Chapecoense following the disaster of LaMia Fight 2933. For this marvelous gesture, Atletico Nacional got The FIFA Fair Play Award.
The FIFA Award for an Outstanding Career
Futsal player, Falcao won The FIFA award for an outstanding career.
The FIFA Puskas Award
Malaysian Mohd Faiz Subri won The FIFA Puskas Award for scoring the best of 2016. On 16th February 2016, while playing for Penang FA, he scored that goal against Pahang FA during 2016 Malaysia Super League. His goal got three times more voting than that of Marlone’s goal.
|1||Mohd Faiz Subri||Penang vs Pahang||2016 Malaysia Super League||16 Feb 2016||59.46%|
|2||Marlone||Corinthians vs Cobresal||2016 Copa Libertadores||21 Apr 2016||22.86%|
|3||Daniuska Rodriguez||Venzuela vs Colombia||2016 South America U17 WFC.||14 Mar 2016||10.01%|
The FIFA Fan Award
For the first time, this award was introduced in FIFA award categories. This award is for best supporters in the Football world. Based on voting, Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool supporters named as best fans of the world.
|1||BVB and Liverpool Supporters||2015-16 UEFA Europa League||14 April 2016||45.92%|
|2||Iceland Supporters||UEFA Euro 2016||3 July 2016||31.37%|
|3||ADO Den Haag Supporters||2016-17 Eredivise||11 Sept 2016||22.71%|
FIFA FIFPro World11
The list of Best Football team of the year is dominated by La Liga players with 9 players from Spanish League.
- Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer [Bayern Munich]
- Defenders: Dani Alves [Barcelona, Juventus], Gerard Pique [Barcelona], Sergio Ramos [Real Madrid], Marcelo [Real Madrid]
- Midfielders: Luka Modric [Real Madrid], Toni Kroos [Real Madrid], Andres Iniesta [Barcelona]
- Forwards: Lionel Messi [Barcelona], Luis Suarez [Barcelona], Cristiano Ronaldo [Real Madrid]