On Monday night, the winners of the 2022 Best FIFA Awards were revealed.
At the presentation in Paris, Alexia Putellas and Lionel Messi left with the top two individual honors.
Prior to Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain and Karim Benzema of Real Madrid, Messi was selected the Men’s Player of 2022.
Putellas defeated Alex Morgan and Beth Mead to win the prize for Women’s Player for the second year in a row.
Best FIFA Men’s Player: Lionel Messi
Best FIFA Women’s Player: Alexia Putellas
Best Men’s XI: Thibaut Courtois; Achraf Hakimi, Joao Cancelo, Virgil van Dijk; Kevin De Bruyne, Luka Modric, Casemiro; Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema, Erling Haaland
Best Women’s XI: Christiane Endler; Lucy Bronze, Maria Leon, Leah Williamson, Wendy Renard; Alexia Putellas, Keira Walsh, Lena Oberdorff; Alex Morgan, Sam Kerr, Beth Mead
FIFA Best Fans Award: Argentina’s fans
FIFA Fair Play Award: Luka Lochoshvili
Best Men’s Coach Award: Lionel Scaloni
Best Womens’s Coach Award: Sarina Wiegman
Puskas Award: Marcin Oleksy (Warta Poznan vs Stal Rzeszow – 6 November 2022)
Best Men’s Goalkeeper: Emiliano Martinez