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The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023: All the winners from this year’s ceremony

Cameron Smith
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The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023 ceremony is here.

The countdown to see who will win each award is on, with the ceremony starting at 19:30 GMT in London on 15 January.

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Manchester City‘s Pep Guardiola won the first award of the night as he was voted as The Best Men’s Coach for 2023.

The Men’s FifPro World XI was next on the agenda, and the 11 best players of 2023 were selected. The full team can be found below.

Sarina Wiegman won then voted as The Best Women’s Coach for 2023 after helping guide England to the Women’s World Cup final.

The Women’s FifPro World XI came next, and the 11 best players of 2023 were selected. The full team can be found below.

Last year’s main award (The Best FIFA Men’s Player) was handed to Lionel Messi. He beat Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe to the top prize after he guided Argentina to World Cup glory in December 2022.

The qualifying period for last year’s award was from 8 August 2021 to 18 December 2022 – the day of the World Cup final.

For 2023, the qualifying period for the Men’s awards is 19 December 2022 to 20 August 2023. As a result, Messi’s World Cup triumph does not count in the qualifying period.

He did, however, help Paris Saint-Germain win Ligue 1 and the Barcelona legend guided Inter Miami to their first ever major trophy following his summer switch to the MLS.

Below, FootballTransfers runs through the winners of each award at this year’s The Best FIFA Football Awards.

The Best Fifa Men’s Player

Erling Haaland (Man City), Kylian Mbappe (PSG) and Lionel Messi (Inter Miami) have all been nominated for this award. The winner has not yet been announced.

The Best Fifa Men’s Goalkeeper

Yassine Bounou (Al-Hilal), Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid) and Ederson (Man City) have all been nominated for this award. The winner has not yet been announced.

The Best Fifa Men’s Coach

Pep Guardiola won this award after he guided Man City to the treble in the 2022-23 season.

Pep Guardiola was The Best Fifa Men's Coach for 2023
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The Best Fifa Women’s Player

Aitana Bonmati (Barcelona), Linda Caicedo (Real Madrid) and Jenni Hermoso (Pachuca) have all been nominated for this award. The winner has not yet been announced.

The Best Fifa Women’s Goalkeeper

Mackenzie Arnold (West Ham), Catalina Coll (Barcelona) and Mary Earps (Man Utd) have all been nominated for this award. The winner has not yet been announced.

The Best Fifa Women’s Coach

Sarina Wiegman won this award after helping England reach the final of the Women’s World Cup.

Fifa Puskas Award

Julio Enciso (Brighton vs Manchester City), Guilherme Madruga (Novorizontino vs Botafogo) and Nuno Santos (Sporting vs Boavista) have all been nominated for this award. The winner has not yet been announced.

Fifa Fan Award

Colon fans, Fran Hurndall and Miguel Angel (Millonarios) have all been nominated for this award. The winner has not yet been announced.

Every The Best FIFA Award Winner 2023

Award Winner
The Best Fifa Men’s Player Decided on 15 January
The Best Fifa Men’s Goalkeeper Decided on 15 January
The Best Fifa Men’s Coach Pep Guardiola
The Best Fifa Women’s Player Decided on 15 January
The Best Fifa Women’s Goalkeeper Decided on 15 January
The Best Fifa Women’s Coach Sarina Wiegman
Fifa Puskas Award Decided on 15 January
Fifa Fan Award Decided on 15 January

FIFA FifPro Men’s World XI

In addition to the aforementioned eight awards, there is also a men’s and women’s FIFA FifPro World XI. This team is voted by the players and is the only global football award decided exclusively by professional footballers.

Kylian Mbappe was included in the FIFA FifPro Men's World XI
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The FIFA FifPro Men’s World XI for 2023 is as follows.

GK: Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid)

DEF: Kyle Walker (Man City)

DEF: John Stones (Man City)

DEF: Ruben Dias (Man City)

MID: Bernardo Silva (Man City)

MID: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund/Real Madrid)

MID: Kevin de Bruyne (Man City)

FOR: Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid)

FOR: Lionel Messi (PSG/Inter Miami)

FOR: Kylian Mbappe (PSG)

FOR: Erling Haaland (Man City)

FIFA FifPro Women’s World XI

Three goalkeepers, six defenders, seven midfielders and seven forwards have been nominated for inclusion in the men’s team. The 11 winners have not yet been announced.

GK: Mary Earps (Man Utd)

DEF: Olga Carmona (Real Madrid)

DEF: Lucy Bronze (Barcelona)

DEF: Alex Greenwood (Man City)

MID: Keira Walsh (Barcelona)

MID: Alessia Russo (Man Utd/Arsenal)

MID: Lauren James (Chelsea)

MID: Ella Toone (Man Utd)

FOR: Aitana Bonmati (Barcelona)

FOR: Alex Morgan (San Diego Wave)

FOR: Sam Kerr (Chelsea)

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