Admin September 19, 2019

There are just four days left until the winners of The Best FIFA Football Awards™ are revealed at a star-studded show at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala. Join us in counting down to the ceremony that will see a galaxy of stars descend on one of the globe’s cultural centres, where The Best will be revealed.

Dutch finalists for The Best FIFA Football Awards make the Netherlands the most-nominated nation amongst the final trios. Virgil van Dijk (Men’s Player), Sarina Wiegman (Women’s Coach), Dutch fans at the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ (Fan Award) and Sari van Veenendaal (Women’s Goalkeeper) are all in the running to pick up individual awards. As well as having four finalists, Dutch talent was recognised in the initial nominations with Frenkie de Jong, Matthijs de Ligt (Men’s Player), Vivianne Miedema (Women’s Player) and Erik ten Hag (Men’s Coach) all listed among the initial nominees.

Nations with more than one finalist

Netherlands (4): Virgil van Dijk, Sarina Wiegman, Dutch fans at the Women’s World Cup, Sari van Veenendaal
Brazil (3): Alisson, Ederson (Men’s Goalkeeper), Silvia Grecco (Fan Award)
USA (3): Jill Ellis (Women’s Coach), Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe (Women’s Player)
Argentina (2): Lionel Messi (Men’s Player & Puskás), Mauricio Pochettino (Men’s Coach)
England (2): Lucy Bronze (Women’s Player), Phil Neville (Women’s Coach)
Germany (2): Jurgen Klopp (Men’s Coach), Marc-André ter Stegen (Men’s Goalkeeper)