The Best FIFA Football Awards full winners list, trophy worth, price, weight, prize money

The Best FIFA Football Awards full winners list, trophy worth, price, weight, prize money

Here is all you need to know about the Best FIFA Football Awards, its worth, price, who designed it, weight, past winners list and more 

The 2023 FIFA Best Men’s Player nominees are Kylian Mbappe, Erling Haaland, and Lionel Messi, along with Declan Rice.

The Best FIFA Football Awards full most winners list, trophy worth, price, weight, prize money

The seven time winner of the Ballon d’Or, the most coveted individual honour bestowed by the organisation that governs football in the world is currently held by Messi. After helping Argentina win the World Cup in Qatar 2022, he is back to defend that title.

Haaland is another top contender for the award after helping Manchester City win an unprecedented Premier League, FA Cup, and Champions League Triple Crown in 2022–2023 with 52 goals. Mbappe, a standout player for Paris Saint-Germain who scored a hat-trick for France in the World Cup final but ultimately lost, has continued to be a model of consistency at the club level.

Who designed FIFA’s ‘The Best’ award, and what characteristics does it have?

The trophy was made by Croatian artist Ana Barbic Katicic, who took inspiration from the Argentina vs. Uruguay game ball in the inaugural World Cup final. Platinum is used to make the ball that sits atop the trophy’s body.

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The Best weighs 6.4 kilogrammes and has a diameter of 310 millimetres. Additionally, it is made up of five components: the ball, the body, the base, and a bit of carbon on the base.

How much the trophy cost?

No information is available regarding the trophy’s value. There is no prize money given to the winners.

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Where are The Best FIFA Football Awards hosted?

The last year’s award was held in Paris. This year’s edition of the award ceremony’s date and venue is not known yet.

The Best FIFA Football Awards past winners

Mens 

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Year Player Team
2016 Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid and Portugal
2017 Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid and Portugal
2018 Luka Modric Real Madrid and Croatia
2019 Lionel Messi Barcelona and Argentina
2020 Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich and Poland
2021 Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich and Poland
2022 Lionel Messi Paris Saint-Germain and Argentina

Womens 

Year Player Team
2016 Carli Lloyd Houston Dash and USA
2017 Lieke Martens Barcelona and Netherlands
2018 Marta Orlando Pride and Brazil
2019 Megan Rapinoe Reign FC and USA
2020 Lucy Bronze Manchester City and England
2021 Alexia Putellas Barcelona and Spain
2022 Alexia Putellas Barcelona and Spain

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