The 2017 FIFA #TheBest awards has just ended, and ‘as e dey hot’, we have curated the list of winners, and awardees. Hosted by Idris Elba, the beautiful event had the likes of Patrick Stewart, Samuel Eto and Maradona and the senior Ronaldo presenting awards to winners. The president of our very own Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick was also there, and we got a photo of him with Lionel Messi.
See all the people/teams who won #TheBest awards.
Olivier Giroud (Arsenal, France)
Not even an Arsenal fan, but damn! This goal is beautiful. The build up, the assist, the finish. World class ?? pic.twitter.com/qddDoyN0EU
The Best Men’s Coach
Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid, France)
The Best Goal keeper
Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus, Italy)
FIFA Fan Award
The Best Women’s coach
Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands)
Fair Play award
Francis Kone (FC Zbrojovka, Togo)
FIFA FIFPro World Best 11
Goalkeeper: Buffon (Italy, Juventus).
Defenders: Dani Alves (Brazil, PSG), Sergio Ramos (Spain, Real Madrid), Leonardo Bonucci (Italy, AC Milan), Marcelo (Brazil, Real Madrid).
Midfielders: Toni Kroos (Germany, Real Madrid), Luka Modric (Croatia, Real Madrid), Andres Iniesta (Spain, Barcelona).
Forwards: Lionel Messi (Argentina, Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Real Madrid), Neymar (Brazil, Barcelona).
The Best Female
Lieke Martens (Netherlands)
The Best Male