The Best FIFA Football Awards™

Monday 24 September 2018, London

The Best FIFA Men's Player

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Voting for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2018 closed on 10 August. The fan vote will now play an equal part in deciding the winner as three other key sections of the football community – namely coaches and captains from national teams and journalists.

The three finalists will be revealed on 3 September. Come back then to see if you helped your favourites be in the running for the trophy in London on 24 September!

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The Candidates
POR
CRISTIANO RONALDO
CRISTIANO RONALDO

Won the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid

Finished 2017/18 as the Champion League’s top scorer (15)

Won FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017

CRISTIANO RONALDO
BEL
Kevin DE BRUYNE
Kevin DE BRUYNE

Helped Belgium to bronze at Russia 2018 

Key part of Manchester City side which had most wins and points in an English Premier League season

Most assists during 2017/18 Premier League campaign (18)

Kevin DE BRUYNE
FRA
Antoine GRIEZMANN
Antoine GRIEZMANN

Won FIFA World Cup with France, scored in the Final

Awarded adidas Silver Boot and adidas Bronze Ball

Lifted the UEFA Europa League trophy with Atletico Madrid

Antoine GRIEZMANN
BEL
Eden HAZARD
Eden HAZARD

Inspired Belgium to bronze at Russia 2018

Claimed the FIFA World Cup adidas Silver Ball

Won the English FA Cup with Chelsea

Eden HAZARD
ENG
Harry KANE
Harry KANE

Won the adidas Golden Boot at Russia 2018

Helped England to their best World Cup finish since 1990

Amassed 30 goals during 2017/18 English Premier League season

Harry KANE
FRA
Kylian MBAPPE
Kylian MBAPPE

Won the FIFA World Cup and FIFA World Cup Best Young Player Award

Became second youngest player after Pele to score in a World Cup Final

Won domestic treble during maiden season at Paris Saint-Germain

Kylian MBAPPE
ARG
Lionel MESSI
Lionel MESSI

Won a league and cup double with Barcelona

Finished Spain’s La Liga campaign as top goalscorer (34)

Joint-top for assists during 2017/18 La Liga season (12)

Lionel MESSI
CRO
Luka MODRIC
Luka MODRIC

Captained Croatia to their first ever FIFA World Cup Final

Won the adidas Golden Ball at Russia 2018

Helped Real Madrid win Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup

Luka MODRIC
EGY
MOHAMED SALAH
MOHAMED SALAH

Helped Liverpool to UEFA Champions League final in maiden season

Netted 32 goals during English Premier League campaign, setting new scoring record

Finished joint-second in 2017/18 Champions League scoring chart

MOHAMED SALAH
FRA
Raphael VARANE
Raphael VARANE

Helped France to World Cup victory at Russia 2018

Helped keep four clean sheets in seven World Cup games

Lifted 2017 Club World Cup and 2018 Champions League with Real Madrid

Raphael VARANE