FIFA Awards: Robert Lewandowski gained the FIFA Best Men’s Player of the Year award.© AFP
Bayern Munich’s record-setting striker Robert Lewandowski retained FIFA’s Best Men’s Player of the Year title Monday at The Best of 2021 ceremony as Barcelona captain Alexia Putellas collected the award for greatest ladies’s participant. The 33-year-old Lewandowski, who set a Bundesliga purpose file final season, gained the trophy for the second time, edging Argentine Lionel Messi of Paris Saint-Germain and Egyptian Mohamed Salah of Liverpool. It was some comfort for the Polish striker who misplaced out to Messi for the Ballon d’Or in November.
For Putellas, it marked an awards double because the Spaniard triumphed over Barcelona team-mate Jennifer Hermoso and Chelsea’s Australian striker Sam Kerr, simply as she did for the Ballon d’Or.
The 27-year-old midfielder loved an distinctive 2020-2021 season with Barcelona when she led the Catalans to the Spanish league and cup double in addition to the Champions League.
Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy and Christiane Endler of Lyon gained the goalkeeping awards.
Chelsea picked up each teaching awards by Thomas Tuchel and Emma Hayes.
Erik Lamela, now of Sevilla, gained the very best purpose award for his trick rabona shot for Spurs within the North London derby.
The medical employees and gamers of Denmark, who needed to cope with Christian Eriksen’s collapse on the sphere on the Euro gained the “fair-play” award.
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