Most opponent scored against in UEFA Champions league: 38. During a ceremony at Teatro alla Scala, an opera house in Milan, Messi was deemed the number one footballer of the season, defeating Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk. Most league home matches scored in a season (38 games): 16 in 2011-12. Youngest player to score for Argentina in a FIFA World Cup: aged 18 years and 357 days, against Serbia and Montenegro in 2006. She beat fellow co-captain Alex Morgan and Englands Lucy Bronze. UEFA Champions League champions Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp won The Best FIFA Men's Coach award while U.S. women's national football team coach Jill Ellis bagged The Best FIFA Women's Coach award. "The FIFA Fair Play Award was taken home by Marcelo Bielsa and the Leeds United squad after the Argentinean coach and his team ultimately sacrificed promotion for his team to uphold the values of fair play instructing his Leeds United team to allow an equaliser after his side had gone 1-0 up with an opposition player down injured," FIFA said in a statement. Most Man of the Match awards won at the World Cup finals: 6 (1 in 2010, 4 in 2014, 1 in 2018). First player to be top goalscorer in four, five, six, seven and eight La Liga seasons (2009-10, 2011-13, 2016-21)[276]. Most Man of the Match awards won in a single FIFA World Cup: 4, in 2014. Most goals scored in a domestic league in a single season: 50 in 2011-12. However, he would have needed 934 more votes if he were to beat his teammate Luka Modric to the final midfield position. Argentina all-time top goalscorer: 86 goals. Most assists provided in Copa Del Rey finals: 6 (1 in 2009, 2 in 2016, 1 in 2017, 2 in 2018). Messis win at the La Scala Opera house in Milan also marks a return to the dominance of the Argentine and Ronaldo, who between them have won the award all but once since 2007. Largest gap between first and last Ballon d'Or awards: 10 years (2009, 2019). Hungarian team Debrecens forward Daniel Zsori was awarded the FIFA Puskas Award for the best goal of the year while U.S. international midfielder Megan Rapinoe received The Best FIFA Women's Player award. Most goal contributions at International tournaments' knockout matches: 21. Most goals in all club competitions in a calendar year: 79 in 2012. Most FIFA World Player of the Year/FIFA Ballon d'Or/Best FIFA Men's Player Awards: 7 (2009-2012, 2015, 2019, 2021). List of The Best FIFA Men's Player o the Year is; Now let us have a look on the some interesting facts about the Best FIFA Football Awards; 1. Most direct free kick goals scored in all international competitions, including friendlies: 8. Rapinoe, a strong off-the-field activist who also refused a potential visit the White House when the U.S. were on track to retain their world title, said players should use their success to help others. Globe Soccer Awards Best Player of the Year: 2015. Most appearances in a Copa Del Rey final: 10 (2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021). Best Player of the Year by 433 (The Ring award): 2021. Youngest two-time, three-time, four-time, five-time, six-time and seven-time Ballon d'Or winner: aged 23, 24, 25, 28, 32 and 34 years old. Honours with Paris Saint-Germain: Ligue 1 (2022). FIFPRO and its member unions in Belgium, the Netherlands and Spain created videos of their champions voting: AA Gent, PSV and Real Madrid. Only player to score in his teens, his twenties and his thirties in the history of the World Cup. Father of, with Antonella Roccuzzo, Thiago Messi (b. November 2012), Mateo Messi (b. September 2015) and Ciro Messi (b. Most Best Player in La Liga awards: 6 (2009-2013, 2015). Scored goals at the final matches of the Copa del Rey, UEFA Champions League, FIFA Club World Cup, Spanish Super Cup and the UEFA Super Cup. Greatest Player of the last 25 years by FourFourTwo: 2020. Won the treble with FC Barcelona (La Liga, Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League) two times in 2009 and 2015. Most assists in El Clsico: 14 assists[271]. Most goals scored in Joan Gamper Trophy: 9 (2 in 2011, 1 in 2013, 1 in 2014, 1 in 2015, 2 in 2016, 1 in 2017, 1 in 2018). Top goalscorer including friendlies: 709 goals.

You will need to temporarily disable your Ad-blocker to view this page. FIFPRO is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Most Supercopa DE Espaa finals scored in: 7. Only player to win Best Player, Golden Boot, most assists, most MOTMs and win the trophy in a major international tournament (Copa America 2021). Only player to score 20+ goals in 10, 11, 12 and 13 consecutive seasons. Most appearances in official competitions: 778. Member of the Copa Amrica 2007, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2021, and the Germany '06, South Africa '10, Brazil '14 and Russia '18 squads. Growing up in a tight-knit, football-loving family, Messi developed a passion for the sport from an early age, playing constantly with his older brothers, Rodrigo and Matas, and his cousins, Maximiliano and Emanuel Biancucchi, both of whom became professional footballers. Most ESPN Best Forward awards: 8 (2014-2021). Cristiano Ronaldo has completed a clean sweep of major individual awards this season after being voted The Best FIFA Men's Player 2016 at a ceremony in Zurich. Most goals scored from direct free kicks in La Liga: 39. Football is considered as the most favourite sport in the world. It raises important questions about their workplace and what can be done to ensure they enjoy adequate protection as workers. UEFA Champions League: 2005-06, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2014-15. See here for a complete list of exchanges and delays. Youngest player ever to score 400+ goals for a single European club: aged 27 years and 300 days, for Barcelona. Most league home goals in a season (38 matches, 19 home matches): 35 in 2011-12. Most teams scored against in a season: 19 in 2012-13. For the best possible experience, we recommend using. men's player was awarded the FIFA Ballon d'Or. Youngest player to captain Argentina in a FIFA World Cup: aged 22 years and 363 days in 2010. Most individual awards in major international tournaments: 5 (Best Player 2014, 2015, 2021, Golden Boot 2021, Best Young Player 2007). Best International Athlete ESPY Award: 2012, 2015, 2019. Only player to score 30+ goals in 7 different seasons. European Golden Shoe x6 (2010, 2012, 2013, 2017-2019). Ronaldo, the youngest recipient of the Best FIFA Football Awards at the age of 20. The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trademarks and/or copyright of UEFA. First player to have won more than one FIFA Club World Cup Final Most Valuable Player award: 2009 and 2011. awards to honour the best performing men & women players and coaches in Football. Those accolades were recognition for a memorable year in which Ronaldo lifted the UEFA Champions League before captaining his country to a first international trophy at UEFA EURO 2016.

Most hat-tricks scored in a La Liga season: 8 in 2011-12. Most assists in a Copa Amrica tournament: 5, in 2021. Most Man of the Match awards won in Copa Amrica matches: 14 (2 in 2011, 4 in 2015, 3 in 2016, 1 in 2019, 4 in 2021). Messi, who won the Spanish La Liga title with Barcelona last season as well as the European golden boot having scored 54 goals in 58 games in all competitions, last won the award in 2015. Most official goals for a single club: 672, for Barcelona. This was an incredible year for womens football, for those who just noticed you are a bit late to the party. Top goalscorer in international competitions: 128 goals. Most assists in the Copa Amrica: 17 (1 in 2007, 3 in 2011, 3 in 2015, 4 in 2016, 1 in 2019, 5 in 2021). Also Dani Alves and Marcelo returned in the team after being absent in the previous year(s). Toni Kroos came closest to a spot in the team. Messi also won the award in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015. Top goalscorer in European competitions: 123 goals. Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League round of 16: 29. Most goals scored from a free kick in official competitions: 50. Member of the Argentina National team who finished runners-up of the Copa Amrica (2007, 2015, 2016) and the FIFA World Cup (2014). Milan, Italy (Reuters) - Argentine Lionel Messi beat Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo to win the best FIFA player of the year award for a record sixth time on Monday. Most league away goals in a season (38 matches, 19 away matches): 24 in 2012-13. He finished 2016 by scoring a hat-trick in the FIFA Club World Cup final against Kashima Antlers, taking his tally of goals for the calendar year to 42 for Madrid, in addition to the 13 he managed for Portugal. From 2016 onwards this award once again rebranded as 'The Best FIFA Men's Player' by the FIFA. Lionel Messi has been selected for Best FIFA Men's Player o the Year Award 2019. Named in the IFFHS Men's CONMEBOL Team of the Year in 2021. There are 5 Brazilian players have won 8 the Best FIFA Football Awards so far. Best Athlete in Latin America and the Caribbean 2014. Reporting by Karolos Grohmann, editing by Pritha Sarkar. Most goals scored in the UEFA Champions League group stage: 76. Most consecutive away league matches scored in: 13 (20 goals from match-day 8 to match-day 33 in 2012-13). If you're using HTTPS Everywhere or you're unable to access any article on Wikiwand, please consider switching to HTTPS ( Top goalscorer in the Supercopa DE Espaa: 14 goals. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trademarks. Fastest player to reach 100 UEFA Champions League goals: in 123 matches. Won the Trofeo EFE as the best Ibero-American in La Liga six times (2007, 2009-2013). Goal 50: 2008-09, 2010-11, 2012-13, 2014-15, 2020-21. Cover photo is available under {{ || 'Unknown'}} license. Initially the award was bestowed only on the world's best male player but from 2001 it was awarded to both sexes, and from 2010 presented exclusively to the best female player. Only player to be top goalscorer and top assist provider in the same season: 2018-19 and 2019-20. "2016 was the best year of my career, the trophy shows that people aren't blind and watch the games," he said as he collected his award. Most appearances in the Copa Amrica Dream Team: 5 (2007, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2021). Most nominations for the FIFA Pusks Award: 7 (2010-2012, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019). "With everything I won with my national team and club, with great individual performance, I can't forget this incredible year. Shortlisted for Golden Foot: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021. Most Copa Amrica tournaments played in: 6 (2007, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2021). Barcelona's Argentine forward Lionel Messi received The Best FIFA Men's Player 2019 award Monday. First player to score in 15 and 16 consecutive seasons of the UEFA Champions League[211]. U.S. co-captain Megan Rapinoe won the womens top award after helping her country to the World Cup title this year in a tournament considered to be a milestone in the development and expansion of womens football internationally. For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for, Note: preferences and languages are saved separately in https mode. Top goalscorer in the Derbi Barcelon: 25 goals. Barcelona is the most successful club whose 5 players have won 6 the Best FIFA Football Awards so far. Most total dribbles completed at the World Cup finals: 110. Youngest player to score 200 goals in La Liga: aged 25 years and 7 months. Most dribbles completed in a UEFA Champions League match: 16, against Manchester United on 29 April 2008. Won the Pichichi Trophy seven times (2010, 2012, 2013, 2017-2020). Most Man of the Match awards won in FIFA World Cup matches: 6 (1 in 2010, 4 in 2014, 1 in 2018). Most assists in a La Liga season: 21 in 2019-20. Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Would you like to suggest this photo as the cover photo for this article? Most hat-tricks scored in the UEFA Champions League: 8. Guinness World Record for top goalscorer for club and country in a calendar year (official goals): 91 goals in 2012. Womens World 11: Sari van Veenendaal; Lucy Bronze, Nilla Fischer, Kelley OHara, Wendie Renard; Julie Ertz, Amandine Henry, Rose Lavelle; Marta, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe. Real even had five defenders on this list: Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Pepe and Marcelo. Most consecutive Ballons d'Or: 4 (2009-2012). There were no close calls in this edition: all eleven players who were selected for the World 11 received way more votes than their rivals. Only footballer to have won at the Laureus World Sports Awards: 2020. The two Spanish giants made a comeback and so did their stars. Most Man of the Match awards in Joan Gamper Trophy: 4 (2013, 2014, 2016, 2018). In the same way The Best FIFA Football Awards are also considered as the most prestigious award for this sport. Youngest player to score 50 goals in the UEFA Champions League: aged 24 years, 285 days. International with Argentina National Football Team since 2005. The largest margin was realised by Manuel Neuer, who was a stunning 9,931 votes ahead of David De Gea. . Most goals scored in a European Cup/UEFA Champions League match: 5, against Bayer Leverkusen on 7 March 2012.