July 20, 2024
Messi, Putellas named FIFA’s Best for 2022 | Football News

Messi received the men’s participant of the year award following top Argentina to World Cup glory Putellas scoops greatest girls player’s award.

Argentina’s Planet Cup-profitable captain Lionel Messi has been named FIFA men’s player of the year though Spain’s Alexia Putellas, who won the Ballon d’Or last year, was named women’s participant of the yr.

Messi, 35, scored two objectives in the Planet Cup 2022 remaining against France, with Argentina emerging triumphant on penalties.

“It’s incredible. It was a remarkable calendar year, and it is an honour for me to be in this article tonight and earn this award”, explained Messi on Monday, who sat future to France forward and Paris Saint-Germain teammate Kylian Mbappe in the course of the ceremony at Paris’s Salle Pleyel.

Mbappe, also nominated for the hugely expected award of the night time, scored a hat-trick in the Entire world Cup final. Continue to, his achievement was overshadowed as Messi lastly gained the most coveted trophy in earth football.

“I want to specific my many thanks to [coach Lionel] Scaloni and my teammates. With out them, I would not be here,” Messi mentioned at the Ideal FIFA Football Awards in Paris.

“I achieved a desire I had been hoping for so prolonged, and finally, I reached it. It is a aspiration for any player, really couple folks can reach that, and I was fortunate plenty of to do so.”

FC Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas, winner of The Ideal FIFA Women’s Player award 2022 [Sarah Meyssonnier/Reuters]

Messi’s compatriots Scaloni and Emiliano Martinez won the mentor of the yr and keeper of the year awards, respectively, and their supporters even obtained the best fans’ prize.

England have been rewarded for their victorious women’s Euro 2022 campaign.

Mary Earps was named keeper of the year, and England’s Dutch mentor Sarina Wiegman been given the accolade for very best coach of a workforce with four players in the year’s Globe XI – Beth Mead, Lucy Bronze, Leah Williamson and Keira Walsh.

Polish amputee Marcin Oleksy won the Puskas prize for the best target of the 12 months for a breathtaking acrobatic volley with Warta Poznan from Stal Rzeszow.

The winners

  • The Very best FIFA Women’s Participant: Alexia Putellas (Spain/FC Barcelona Femení)
  • The Ideal FIFA Men’s Player: Lionel Messi (Argentina/Paris Saint-Germain FC)
  • The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper: Mary Earps (England/Manchester United WFC)
  • The Finest FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper: Emiliano Martínez (Argentina/Aston Villa FC)
  • The Best FIFA Women’s Mentor: Sarina Wiegman (England Women’s Nationwide Crew)
  • The Best FIFA Men’s Mentor: Lionel Scaloni (Argentina Men’s National Crew)
  • The FIFA Puskás Award: Marcin Oleksy (Poland/Warta Poznań)
  • The FIFA Reasonable Participate in Award: Luka Lochoshvili (Georgia/Wolfsberger AC/US Cremonese)
  • The FIFA Fan Award: Argentinian Supporters