These are the candidates for the world footballer election

The election for FIFA World Player will take place on January 17th. The world association is now announcing the shortlist of candidates, in which there are eleven players. In addition to superstars such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo or last year’s winner Robert Lewandowski, there are also some Premier League stars among the candidates.

These are the candidates for the 2021 world footballer election

In addition to the player of the year vote, the best coach and goalkeeper of the season will also be chosen at an online event in mid-January. In addition to coaches and players from the national teams, journalists and fans are also entitled to vote. Antonio Conte (Inter Milan / Tottenham), Hansi Flick (FC Bayern / Germany), Roberto Mancini (Italy), Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Lionel Sebastián Scaloni (Argentina), Diego Simeone (Atletico Madrid) and Thomas Tuchel (Chelsea FC) for election.

Five goalkeepers are eligible for the Goalkeeper of the Season award: Alisson Becker (Brazil / Liverpool FC), Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy / AC Milan / Paris Saint-Germain), Édouard Mendy (Senegal / Chelsea FC), Manuel Neuer (Germany / FC Bayern Munich) and Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark / Leichester City FC).

The best women players, goalkeepers and FIFA world coaches will also be honored. In addition, the Fair Play and Fan Award and the Puskas Award for Goal of the Year will be given.

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