THE shortlist for FIFA’s male player of the year award – known as The Best – was announced recently.
Ten football superstars have a chance of winning the prestigious prize at the awards ceremony in London on 24 September. There are also shortlists for the Best Women’s Player, Best Women’s Coach and Best Men’s Coach. Candidates are judged on their performance between 3 July 2017 and 15 July 2018, which covers last season and the men’s World Cup. Fans aged 16 and over can vote for their favourites on the FIFA website, but you can vote for your favourite right here!
For facts about all the players listed here, check out this week’s issue of First News – Issue 635.