England duo Sarina Wiegman and Mary Earps have gained the Greatest FIFA Awards 2022, successful the Girls’s Coach and Girls’s Goalkeeper awards at Monday’s ceremony in Paris.
England’s march to the Euro 2022 title was celebrated with Wiegman named greatest feminine supervisor forward of Lyon’s Sonia Bompastor and Brazil’s Pia Sundhage, whereas Earps, who began each match on the event, edged out the opposite nominees Ann-Katrin Berger of Germany and Christiane Endler of Chile for the ladies’s goalkeeper award.
It was to not be a hat-trick of success for England as Beth Mead missed out on the Greatest Girls’s Participant award for Spain. Alexia Putellaswho gained the excellence for the second consecutive yr.
World cup winner Lionel Messi edged out Kylian Mbappe once more, this time to win the Greatest FIFA Males’s Participant award.
After guiding Argentina to World Cup glory in an epic remaining towards Mbappe’s France final yr in Qatar, Messi gained the vote for greatest participant towards his PSG teammate and Karim Benzema to win the FIFA award for the second time.
The 35-year-old striker scored twice within the World Cup remaining, which Argentina gained on penalties towards France after a 3-3 draw after further time.
Messi was named Participant of the Match on the World Cup, the primary participant to obtain the award twice after successful the accolade in Brazil in 2014. He scored seven targets in Qatar, together with a brace within the remaining towards France, and supplied three assists. He additionally overtook German legend Lothar Matthaus because the file holder for World Cup appearances.
At membership stage, Messi gained Ligue 1 in his first season with PSG and continues to work his magic within the home recreation.
He stated: “It has been a fantastic yr and it is an honor for me to be right here and to win this award. With out my teammates, I would not be right here.
“I achieved the dream that I had hoped for for therefore lengthy. Only a few individuals can obtain this and I used to be fortunate sufficient to take action.”
Some place else, Emiliano MartinezWorld Cup heroics for Argentina noticed him named greatest males’s goalkeeper, whereas Argentina supervisor Lionel Scaloni beat Man Metropolis’s Pep Guardiola and Actual Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti for the FIFA Greatest Males’s Coach award.
Premier League stars Virgil van Dijk, Kevin De Bruyne, Casemiro And Erling Haaland have been named within the males’s world XI alongside Messi, Mbappe and Benzema.
The World XIs…
The 2022 FIFA FIFPRO Males’s World XI… Thibaut Courtois, Achraf Hakimi, Joao Cancelo, Virgil van Dijk, Kevin De Bruyne, Luka Modric, Casemiro, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema, Erling Haaland. FIFA FIFPRO Girls’s World XI 2022… Christiane Endler, Lucy Bronze, Leah Williamson, Wendie Renard, Mapi Leon, Kiera Walsh, Alexia Putellas, Lena Oberdorf, Alex Morgan, Sam Kerr, Beth Mead
Regardless of the frustration of not being named the very best girls’s participant, Mead – the Euro 2022 participant of the event and golden boot winner – was included within the girls’s greatest XI. She was one in all 4 Lionesses within the staff alongside her Arsenal team-mate Leah Williamson, Lucia Bronze And Kiera Walsh.
Lastly, amputee footballer Marci Oleksy gained the Puskas award for his excellent scissor kick aim.
FIFA’s The Greatest awards take note of all matches performed between August 7, 2021 and July 31, 2022 – the day of the European Championships remaining.
Wiegman wins third FIFA award | “Wonderful solution to have fun girls’s soccer”
After main England to a primary main event win at Euro 2022 on dwelling soil, Wiegman gained the Greatest Girls’s Supervisor award for the third time after successful the award in 2017 and 2020.
England have scored 22 targets in six event matches and conceded simply two. Additionally they confirmed resilience by securing time beyond regulation wins over Spain within the quarter-finals and Germany within the remaining.
She boasts an unimaginable file since taking up as England supervisor in 2021. The Lionesses stay unbeaten underneath her, having gained 25 and drawn 4 of her 29 matches in cost.
Wiegman took the chance to name on girls’s soccer to proceed its speedy progress whereas remaining conscious of the pitfalls.
After receiving her award, she stated: “Ever since I may stroll I liked soccer and through the years I’ve seen how girls’s soccer has grown and developed.
“It is superb to be right here proper now and celebrating girls’s soccer around the globe. We now have heroes on this room, little ladies have their idols.
“They’ve inspirations. So many individuals around the globe have labored so arduous to convey the sport to the place it’s proper now.”
Earps: You possibly can obtain something you need
Earps was additionally a key determine for England at Euro 2022, conserving 4 clear sheets and conceding simply two targets earlier than being named within the squad of the event.
The goalkeeper has spoken of a tough time in her life after being hailed as the very best keeper in girls’s soccer.
“I really feel actually honored to carry this heavy trophy,” Earps stated. “Thanks to my family members who picked me up off the kitchen flooring to be right here right now, not particularly tonight however a couple of years in the past.
“And to Sarina Wiegman, I’ve no extra phrases to say to you. Thanks for believing in me the best way you probably did.
“For anybody who’s been in a darkish place, simply know there’s gentle on the finish of the tunnel, so preserve going. You possibly can obtain something you set your thoughts to.”
The Greatest FIFA Males’s Participant
- Karim Benzema (Actual Madrid)
- Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain)
- Lionel Messi (Paris Saint Germain)
Winner: Lionel Messi
The Greatest FIFA Girls’s Participant
- Beth Mead (Arsenal)
- Alex Morgan (San Diego Wave)
- Alexia Putellas (Barcelona)
Winner: Alexia Putellas
FIFA FIFPRO 2022 Males’s World XI…
Thibaut Courtois, Achraf Hakimi, Joao Cancelo, Virgil van Dijk, Kevin De Bruyne, Luka Modric, Casemiro, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema, Erling Haaland.
The FIFA FIFPRO Girls’s World XI 2022…
Christiane Endler, Lucy Bronze, Leah Williamson, Wendie Renard, Mapi Leon, Kiera Walsh, Alexia Putellas, Lena Oberdorf, Alex Morgan, Sam Kerr, Beth Mead
FIFA’s greatest males’s goalkeeper
- Yassine Bounou (Seville)
- Thibaut Courtois (Actual Madrid)
- Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa)
Winner: Emiliano Martinez
FIFA’s greatest feminine goalkeeper
- Ann-Katrin Berger (Chelsea)
- Mary Earps (Manchester United)
- Christiane Endler (Lyon)
Winner: Mary Earps
FIFA’s Greatest Males’s Coach
- Carlo Ancelotti (Actual Madrid)
- Pep Guardiola (Manchester Metropolis)
- Lionel Scaloni (Argentina)
Winner: Lionel Scaloni
FIFA’s Greatest Girls’s Coach
- Sonia Bompastor (Lyon)
- Pia Sundhage (Brazil)
- Sarina Wiegman (England)
Winner: Sarina Wiegman
The FIFA Puskas Award
- Marcin Oleksy (towards Stal Rzeszow)
- Dimitri Payet (vs PAOK Thessaloniki)
- Richarlison (towards Serbia)
Winner: Marci Oleksy
The FIFA Supporters Award
Abdullah Alsulmi – The one particular person supporter to be nominated for the Fan Award is Abdullah Alsulmi. He spent 55 days strolling throughout the Arabian desert to observe Saudi Arabia play within the 2022 World Cup, 1,600km from his hometown of Jeddah to Doha.
Argentinian supporters – Traveled in massive numbers to Qatar and pushed his nation to World Cup glory.
Japanese followers – Japanese followers had been seen cleansing the Qatar stands after every of their nation’s video games.
Winner: Argentinian supporters
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