Karim Benzema nominated for Best FIFA Men’s Player Award 2021

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been named as one of 11 nominees competing to win the Best FIFA Men’s Player award for 2021.

The other nominees:

Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium / Manchester City)

Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal / Juventus / Manchester United)

Robert Lewandowski (Poland / Bayern Munich)

Lionel Messi (Argentina / Barcelona / Paris Saint-Germain)

Neymar (Brazil / Paris Saint-Germain)

Erling Haaland (Norway / Borussia Dortmund)

Jorginho (Italy / Chelsea)

N’Golo Kanté (France / Chelsea)

Kylian Mbappé (France / Paris Saint-Germain)

Mohamed Salah (Egypt / Liverpool)

Atlético Madrid manager Diego Simeone has been nominated for coach of the year.

The Best Men’s coach

Antonio Conte (Italy / Inter / Tottenham)

Hansi Flick (Germany / Bayern / Germany)

Pep Guardiola (Spain / Manchester City)

Roberto Mancini (Italy / Italy)

Lionel Sebastián Scaloni (Argentina / Argentina)

Diego Simeone (Argentina / Atlético Madrid)

Thomas Tuchel (Germany / Chelsea)

The winners of the awards will be announced on 17 January 2022.

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