Argentina and Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi has been crowned The Best FIFA Men’s Player for the second time.
Messi, 35, has followed up his victory in 2019 by scooping the award again after inspiring Argentina to their third World Cup win with seven goals at the tournament. Messi saw off competition from PSG team-mate Kylian Mbappe and Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema to win the award.
2022 FIFA World XI: Courtois; Hakimi, Van Dijk, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Casemiro, Modrić; Messi, Benzema, Haaland, Mbappé.
Player of the Year: Lionel Messi
Goalkeeper of the Year: Emi Martínez
Coach of the Year: Lionel Scaloni
Fans of the Year: Argentina fans
Fair Play of the Year: Luka Lochoshvili
Puskas Best Goal: Marcin Oleksy
Women’s Player: Alexia Putellas
Women’s Coach: Sarina Wiegman
Women’s Goalkeeper: Mary Earps