FIFA Awards Set To Take Place In December
FIFA has announced that the Best FIFA Football Awards 2020 will hold 17 December. The world football governing body made the announcement in a statement released on their official website.
Despite the special circumstances this year which was mostly caused by the outbreak of coronavirus, FIFA will hand out prizes in the following categories in the 2020 edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards: The Best FIFA Women’s Player, The Best FIFA Men’s Player, The Best FIFA Women’s Coach, The Best FIFA Men’s Coach, The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper, The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper, FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World11, FIFA FIFPRO Men’s World11, FIFA Fair Play Award, FIFA Puskás Award, FIFA Fan Award.
Voting will begin on 25 November and end on 9 December. For more information on the voting process for each of The Best FIFA Football Awards, see their respective Rules of Allocation.”
The first award night was held on 9 January 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland. Cristiano Ronaldo has won it the most with two back-to-back awards for his years 2016 and 2017 respectively while Lionel Messi is the current holder after winning the award in 2019.