World champ Lionel Messi, Vice World Champion Kylian Mbappé and Champions League winner Karim Benzema are the 3 finalists for the election as World Footballer 2022. The World Federation FIFA formally announced this on Friday.
We are searching for Robert Lewandowski’s follower.
The Polish striker had recently won the The very best award two times in a row.
This year the 34-year-old, who had actually changed from FC Bayern to FC Barcelona last summer, was on the shortlist, but did not make the leap under the top 3.
Favorite is most likely to be Messi, who had actually led Argentina to the wanted title at the World Cup in Qatar.
In the final, the Albiceleste dominated versus Mbappé and France.
The Frenchman striker scored 3 goals in the final alone and ended up being the leading scorer of the competition with a total of 8 objectives.
Benzema missed out on the World Cup due to injury, however with Genuine Madrid, however, won the Champions League last Might.
The Best award was presented by FIFA as an independent award in 2016, formerly the world footballer was chosen as FIFA Ballon d’Or winner in cooperation with France Football for 6 years.
Considering that then there have been 2 separate awards.
Karim Benzema won the Ballon d’Or 2022, but the award was currently kept in October.
The World Cup is just rated for the balloon d’Or 2023.
In contrast to the balloon d’Or, in which only reporters can vote, the coaches and captains of the nationwide groups can also take part in the election for The very best, and fans can also vote.
The voting period ended on February 3.
The pertinent assessment duration for the performance of the gamers was figured out due to the World Cup from August 8, 2021, to December 18, 2022.
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