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The Best Explained

On its 25th anniversary of honouring world football’s top performers in 2016, FIFA decided to take the game’s most prestigious individual award in a new, modern direction. One that reflects the organisation’s mission of bringing football centre stage.

The Awards Show

The Best FIFA Football Awards™ will be held for the second time on 23 October 2017, the latest incarnation of the annual awards events that FIFA has staged since 1991, when the FIFA World Player Gala was founded. has all the details on this new event, which celebrates the very best of the 2016/17 season.

Fan Voting

Do you want to participate in the vote for The Best FIFA Football Awards™? Have you already chosen your favourites and want to help them win the prize? In this short and practical guide, we explain how you can make your vote count.