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Lewandowski Beats Messi, Salah To Best Player At FIFA Football Awards




Bayern Munich and Poland striker, Robert Lewandowski, was on Monday named the FIFA Best Men’s Player of 2021.

Naija News reports that the award ceremony was held in Zurich, Switzerland.

Lewandowski, who scored his 300th goal for Bayern over the weekend, beat Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi and Liverpool winger, Mohamed Salah, to the prestigious award.

2021 was arguably the best year of Roberts career, with the former Dortmund strike bagging four trophies.

The Poland international, however, finished second position behind Messi in the 2021 Ballon d’ Or.

Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel and Mendy were named best male coach and goalkeeper respectively.

Denmark and Finland fans went home with The Best Fan award for 2021 for their support of Christian Eriksen.

Alexia Putellas was named The Best Women’s player.

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Denmark’s Medical Team & players grabbed the FIFA Fair Play Award

Christine Sinclair was recognised with a special award for breaking the all-time international goal-scoring record.

Christiane Endler was named The Best Women’s Goalkeeper for 2021

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George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and Editor at Naija News.