“FIFA is certain that France will host a groundbreaking edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup this year, so I cannot think of a better moment to introduce these new awards. It is yet another step in the right direction to raise the profile of women's football,” said Zvonimir Boban, FIFA's Deputy Secretary General (Football).
- The Best FIFA Men's Player
- The Best FIFA Women's Player
- The Best FIFA Men's Coach
- The Best FIFA Women's Coach
- The Best FIFA Men's Goalkeeper
- The Best FIFA Women's Goalkeeper*
- FIFA FIFPro Men's World11
- FIFA FIFPro Women's World11*
- The FIFA Puskás Award
- The FIFA Fair Play Award
- The FIFA Fan Award
More details about the voting procedure for The Best FIFA Football Awards 2019 - including key release dates and the rules of allocation for each award - will be made available over the course of the upcoming weeks, as will information about media accreditation.
To keep up with the latest news about The Best, check FIFA.com/the-best-fifa-football-awards, facebook.com/fifafootballawards and FIFA on YouTube.
You can join the discussion about who should win this year's prizes by using the hashtag #TheBest.