- Awards ceremony will probably be staged on 17 December
- Voting course of kicks off on 25 November and ends on 9 December
- Particular circumstances resulting from COVID-19 pandemic
FIFA is glad to announce that The Finest FIFA Soccer Awards™ 2020 will happen on 17 December 2020.
This yr, it has been clearer than ever that nothing is extra vital than well being. The protagonists of the sport have taken on higher duty, not simply as gamers, but additionally as position fashions giving hope to communities in all places and sharing messages of unity within the face of the continued public well being disaster.
Following the secure resumption of competitions, because of a mix of arduous work and solidarity throughout our sport, soccer has supplied a uncommon supply of consolation and pleasure to many. Thus, it is vital that FIFA honour such achievements on this extraordinary yr.
In step with public well being precautions and FIFA’s tenet that well being comes first, it has been determined that the awards ceremony will probably be held as a digital occasion solely.
This yr’s awards
Regardless of the particular circumstances this yr, FIFA will hand out prizes within the following classes within the 2020 version of The Finest FIFA Soccer Awards™:
- The Finest FIFA Ladies’s Participant
- The Finest FIFA Males’s Participant
- The Finest FIFA Ladies’s Coach
- The Finest FIFA Males’s Coach
- The Finest FIFA Ladies’s Goalkeeper
- The Finest FIFA Males’s Goalkeeper
- FIFA FIFPRO Ladies’s World11
- FIFA FIFPRO Males’s World11
- FIFA Truthful Play Award
- FIFA Puskás Award
- FIFA Fan Award
One other factor that has not modified is how The Finest incorporates the views of 4 pillars of the footballing world. The recipients of the trophies for the highest gamers and coaches in each girls’s and males’s soccer will probably be decided via a mixed voting course of involving the captains and head coaches of all nationwide groups across the globe, a web based poll of followers and submissions from a choose group of greater than 200 media representatives.
Furthermore, whereas in 2019, The Finest FIFA Ladies’s Goalkeeper and The Finest Males’s Goalkeeper had been chosen by a devoted panel, the excellent figures between the sticks will even be topped by gamers, coaches, journalists and followers this yr.
Receiving the trophy means being recognised by those that are the center and soul of the soccer neighborhood, which is what makes The Finest FIFA Soccer Awards so particular.
Voting will begin on 25 November and finish on 9 December. For extra info on the voting course of for every of The Finest FIFA Soccer Awards, see their respective Guidelines of Allocation.
Comply with us on FIFA.com and throughout social media over the approaching weeks for all the most recent updates on The Finest FIFA Soccer Awards 2020.