Last year the world of football witnessed an exciting and lively moment. The Qatar World Cup 2022, which in many ways can be called the “First World Cup”, was undoubtedly the highlight of the football organization of the past year. Led by famous soccer star Lionel Messi, Argentina reached the cup after a long hiatus, thus completing the missing piece in Messi’s career. Here is the 2022 “Best of the Year” award, which witnessed unforgettable memorable moments and achievements, yesterday (February 27) at a ceremony in Paris, the capital of France. The night when the biggest names in world football came together, the FIFA The Best awards found their owners. Argentina, which won the World Cup last year, celebrated with an awards ceremony. Let’s look at the details together.
The 2022 FIFA The Best Awards found their owners a party that took place at the Pleyel Concert Hall in Paris, the capital of France.
World-famous Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima was among the presenters at the award ceremony, which was held for the seventh time this year. On the night that brought together the most important names in the world of football, the award for the best player of the year 2022 was presented.
The awards ceremony began with clips from the career of legendary soccer player Pele, who passed away on December 29, 2022.
And his wife, Marcia Aoki, received a special award for Pele, who appears as one of the best soccer players in the history of soccer.
The 2022 FIFA The Best Awards found their owners as a result of voting with the participation of coaches, captains of national teams, some members of the press and the public.
In the evening, the best female and male footballers, goalkeepers and coaches of 2022 were honored. In addition, the Puskas Award, awarded to the player who scored the best goal in the past year, the FIFA Fair Play Award and the FIFA Fan Award, are also found.
Argentine star Lionel Messi is the best soccer player for 2022
After he had a great share in Argentina’s victory with 7 goals in the 2022 World Cup, Messi was chosen as the best soccer player for 2022 by the football fans. The football star outperformed his colleague Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain and Karim Benzema from Real Madrid. Lionel Messi, formerly a 7-time Ballon d’Or (Golden Ball) winner, won the FIFA The Best award for the third time after 2009 and 2019.
Alexia Potellas, who played for the Spanish team Barcelona, was chosen as the best female soccer player of 2022.
Potellas also won the award for best female soccer player last year.
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni wins the Coach of the Year award
The coach, who put an end to the 36-year-old Argentina’s longing for the World Cup, succeeded in being named the best coach in 2022 by obtaining more votes than two famous names such as Carlo Ancelotti and Josep Guardiola.
And Sarina Wegman, who won the European Championship with the England women’s team last year, was awarded the Best Coach award.
And Emiliano Martinez, who guarded the English team Aston Villa and the Argentine national team, won the award for best goalkeeper of the year, while Englishman Mary Erbes, who plays for Manchester United, won the award for best goalkeeper of the year.
The winner of the FIFA Puskas Award for Goal of the Year was Marcin Oleksy, an amputee footballer who played for Warta Poznań in the Polish league.
Luka Lochoshvili, the Georgian footballer of the Italian First Division (Serie A) team Cremonese, won the FIFA Fair Play Award.
And the football player, who wore the Wolfsberger shirt, one of the Austrian league teams last season, saved the player’s life by interfering with the Austrian player George Tegel, whose tongue was stuck in his throat.
Argentina fans were named the best fan last year
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