The nominees for The Best FIFA Men’s Football Awards 2023 has been revealed who is your standout favourite for the illustrious award?
Various personalities have been selected for the Best FIFA Player, Best FIFA Goalkeeper and Best FIFA Coach awards.
Erling Haaland, Kevin De Bruyne, and Julián Álvarez represented as Man City stars dominate the shortlist after Treble triumph
Declan Rice, Kylian Mbappé and Victor Osimhen are included after a massive season.
Argentine icon, Lionel Messi, is once again among the favourites, after a successful World Cup win.
Cristiano Ronaldo has no place in the shortlist, he was overlooked in the 2023 Ballon d’Or nominees. All Nominees 2023 Ballon d’Or Award
The Portuguese icon claimed the first-ever FIFA Best award in 2016, and doubled it up in 2017, however, since 2020, he has not featured in the top three slots.
The Best FIFA Men’s Player Nominees
The 12 players have been selected based on their performance and achievement from 19 December 2022 to 20 August 2023
- Bernardo Silva (Portugal / Manchester City FC).
- Declan Rice (England / West Ham United FC /Arsenal FC)
- Erling Haaland (Norway / Manchester City FC)
- İlkay Gündoğan (Germany / Manchester City FC /FC Barcelona)
- Julián Álvarez (Argentina / Manchester City FC)
- Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium / Manchester City FC)
- Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (Georgia / SSC Napoli)
- Kylian Mbappé (France / Paris Saint-Germain)
- Lionel Messi (Argentina / Paris Saint-Germain /Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami)
- Marcelo Brozović (Croatia / FC Internazionale Milano /Al Nassr FC)
- Rodrigo (Rodri) Hernández Cascante (Spain / Manchester City FC)
- Victor Osimhen (Nigeria / SSC Napoli)
The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper Nominees
Also, five goalkeepers have been selected based on their sustained excellence over that period.
- André Onana (Cameroon / FC Internazionale Milano /Manchester United FC)
- Ederson (Brazil / Manchester City FC)
- Marc-André ter Stegen (Germany / FC Barcelona).
- Thibaut Courtois (Belgium / Real Madrid CF)
- Yassine Bounou (Morocco / Sevilla FC)
The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Shortlist
- Ange Postecoglou (Australia / Celtic FC /Tottenham Hotspur)
- Luciano Spalletti (Italy /SSC Napoli)
- Pep Guardiola (Spain / Manchester City FC)
- Simone Inzaghi (Italy/ FC Internazionale Milano)
- Xavi (Spain / FC Barcelona).
The Best FIFA Football Awards 2022 winners
The Best FIFA Men’s Player: Lionel Messi
The Best FIFA Women’s Player: Alexia Putellas
The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper: Emiliano Martínez
The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper: Mary Earps
The Best FIFA Men’s Coach: Lionel Scaloni
The Best FIFA Women’s Coach: Sarina Wiegman
The FIFA Puskás Award: Marcin Oleksy
The FIFA Fair Play Award: Luka Lochoshvili
The FIFA Fan Award: Argentina fans
Nominees for the Best FIFA Football Awards 2023. SoccerDew