Chelsea duo N’Golo Kante and Jorginho will battle it out with Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski for The Greatest FIFA males’s participant award for 2021, whereas Thomas Tuchel and ladies’s counterpart Emma Hayes have been nominated for the teaching awards.
The Blues have additionally had no fewer than 4 gamers – Magdalena Eriksson, Pernille More durable, Ji So-yun and Sam Kerr – shortlisted for the ladies’s award, whereas Edouard Mendy and Ann-Katrin Berger make the goalkeeper shortlists.
France’s World Cup-winning midfielder Kante and Jorginho, a member of the Italy staff which beat England within the Euro 2020 last, will compete with Lewandowski, Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe, in addition to Manchester Metropolis’s Kevin De Bruyne, Actual Madrid star Karim Benzema, Paris St Germain’s Neymar, Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah.
The Chelsea Girls quartet additionally discover themselves in good firm alongside England and Manchester Metropolis pair Ellen White and Lucy Bronze, Arsenal striker Vivianne Miedema, Barcelona’s Aitana Bonmati, Caroline Graham Hansen, Jennifer Hermoso and Alexia Putellas, in addition to Stina Blackstenius of BK Hacken and Portland Thorns’ Christine Sinclair
The boys’s teaching award will likely be contested by Tuchel, Manchester Metropolis counterpart Pep Guardiola, new Tottenham boss Antonio Conte, Italy’s Roberto Mancini, Germany’s Hansi Flick, Diego Simeone and Lionel Scaloni.
Hayes has been shortlisted for the ladies’s prize together with England boss Sarina Wiegman, Lluis Cortes, Peter Gerhardsson and Beverly Priestman.
Two professional panels – one every for the lads’s and ladies’s video games – have additionally recognized candidates for one of the best goalkeeper awards, with Alisson Becker, Mendy and Kasper Schmeichel flying the flag for the Premier League together with Italy star Gianluigi Donnarumma and Germany’s Manuel Neuer, whereas Chelsea’s Berger will go face to face with Christiane Endler, Stephanie Labbe, Hedvig Lindahl and Alyssa Naeher.
The nominees for the FIFA Puskas Award, given for one of the best aim, will likely be introduced at a later date.
A public vote is now open on FIFA.com and can stay so till December 10, and three finalists in every class will likely be introduced in January. The winners will likely be revealed at a web-based ceremony on January 17.
The Greatest FIFA Girls’s Participant:
- Stina Blackstenius (Sweden / BK Häcken)
- Aitana Bonmati (Spain / FC Barcelona)
- Lucy Bronze (England / Manchester Metropolis WFC)
- Magdalena Eriksson (Sweden / Chelsea FC Girls)
- Caroline Graham Hansen (Norway / FC Barcelona)
- Pernille More durable (Denmark / Chelsea FC Girls)
- Jennifer Hermoso (Spain / FC Barcelona)
- Ji So-yun (Korea Repuiblic / Chelsea FC Girls)
- Sam Kerr (Australia / Chelsea FC Girls)
- Vivianne Miedema (Netherlands / Arsenal WFC)
- Ellen White (England / Manchester Metropolis WFC)
- Alexia Putellas (Spain / FC Barcelona)
- Christine Sinclair (Canada / Portland Thorns FC)
The Greatest FIFA Males’s Participant:
- Karim Benzema (France / Actual Madrid CF)
- Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium / Manchester Metropolis FC)
- Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal / Juventus FC / Manchester United FC)
- Robert Lewandowski (Poland / FC Bayern München)
- Lionel Messi (Argentina / FC Barcelona / Paris Saint-Germain)
- Neymar (Brazil / Paris Saint-Germain)
- Erling Haaland (Norway / BV Borussia 09 Dortmund)
- Jorginho (Italy / Chelsea FC)
- N’Golo Kanté (France / Chelsea FC)
- Kylian Mbappé (France / Paris Saint-Germain)
- Mohamed Salah (Egypt / Liverpool FC)
The Greatest FIFA Girls’s Coach:
- Lluís Cortés (Spain / FC Barcelona)
- Peter Gerhardsson (Sweden / Swedish nationwide staff)
- Emma Hayes (England / Chelsea FC Girls)
- Beverly Priestman (England / Canadian nationwide staff)
- Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands / Dutch nationwide staff / English nationwide staff)
The Greatest FIFA Males’s Coach: *
- Antonio Conte (Italy / FC Internazionale Milano / Tottenham Hotspur FC)
- Hansi Flick (Germany / FC Bayern München / German nationwide staff)
- Pep Guardiola (Spain / Manchester Metropolis FC)
- Roberto Mancini (Italy / Italian nationwide staff)
- Lionel Sebastián Scaloni (Argentina / Argentinian nationwide staff)
- Diego Simeone (Argentina / Atlético de Madrid)
- Thomas Tuchel (Germany / Chelsea FC)
The Greatest FIFA Girls’s Goalkeeper:
- Ann-Katrin Berger (Germany / Chelsea FC Girls)
- Christiane Endler (Chile / Paris Saint-Germain / Olympique Lyonnais)
- Stephanie Lynn Marie Labbé (Canada / FC Rosengård / Paris Saint-Germain)
- Hedvig Lindahl (Sweden / Atlético de Madrid Femenino)
- Alyssa Naeher (USA / Chicago Pink Stars)
The Greatest FIFA Males’s Goalkeeper:
- Alisson Becker (Brazil / Liverpool FC)
- Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy / AC Milan / Paris Saint-Germain)
- Édouard Mendy (Senegal / Chelsea FC)
- Manuel Neuer (Germany / FC Bayern München)
- Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark / Leicester Metropolis FC)