Robert Lewandowski voted FIFA Men's best player for 2020, beating Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the award Bayern Munich and Pola...
|Robert Lewandowski voted FIFA Men's best player for 2020, beating Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the award|
Bayern Munich and Poland striker, Robert Lewandowski has been voted as FIFA Men’s player of the year at a virtual event on Thursday, beating six time winner Lionel Messi of Barcelona and five time winner, Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus to the award.
Lewandowski got the nod ahead of the two idols following his heroics in the outgoing year and he can’t just believe it.
Lewandowski, 32, joins Luka Modric (2018) as the only players other than Lionel Messi (6) and Cristiano Ronaldo (5) to have won the FIFA Men's Player of the Year since 2008.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was named Coach of the Year for the second time. He also won it in 2019, making him the first man to win the award twice.
Netherlands manager Sarina Wiegman was given the women's Coach of the Year award, also for the second time, joining Jill Ellis (two) and Silvia Neid (three) as the only multi-time female winners.