The 2021 FIFA FIFPRO Men’s World XI awards were presented in Zurich, Switzerland, with players recognised for their individual accomplishments. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were nominated for the 15th consecutive time while Polish striker Robert Lewandowski won the FIFA Best Men Player of the Year award for the second consecutive term. Alexia Putellas won the FIFA Best Women’s Player of 2021. Chelsea Manager Thomas Tuchel was named the FIFA Best Men’s Coach while Emma Hayes won the FIFA Best Women’s Coach. Senegalese and Chelsea goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy, won the FIFA Best Men’s goalkeeper of 2021 and Christiane Endler was awarded the FIFA Best Women’s Goalkeeper.
The 2021 FIFA FIFPRO Men’s World XI awards were presented to individual football players on the 17th night of 2022. The event was held in Zurich, Switzerland, with grand displays and excitement among football fans worldwide. Nominees attended the show, including Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, who were nominated for the FIFA FIFPRO Men’s World XI for the fifteenth time. Additionally, Robert Lewandowski won his second consecutive FIFA Best Men Player of the Year award, beginning a potentially bewitching run. The Denmark national team and medical staff who saved soccer player Christian Eriksen’s life were also given the FIFA Fair Play 2021 Award.
Other players also received individual awards, such as Alexia Putellas, who won the FIFA Best Women’s Player of 2021 award, while Thomas Tuchel and Emma Hayes won the FIFA Best Men’s Coach and FIFA Best Women’s Coach awards, respectively. Edouard Mendy and Christiane Endler were awarded the FIFA Best Men’s and Women’s Goalkeeper of the year, while Christine Sinclair and Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Special Award for breaking the all-time international goal-scoring record. Finally, Eric Lamela received the Puskas award for his amazing rabona goal against Arsenal, which demonstrated the beauty of his effort.