The 2018 FIFA Best Football Awards will take place on Monday, September 24 in London. The ceremony will take place in the Royal Festival Hall.
Cristiano Ronaldo will be the favourite to claim yet another World Player of the Year title – with his arch-rival Lionel Messi not in the shortlist. Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah are the other two contenders for the FIFA Men’s Player award.
In the women’s category, Ada Hegerberg, Dzsenifer Marozsan and Marta will fight it out for the FIFA Women’s Player award.
The awards are aimed at reviving the FIFA World Player of the Year prize which was merged with the Ballon d’Or in 2010. There will be a total of nine categories including the best manager and the best goalkeeper awards.
Here’s everything you need to know about the FIFA Best awards
When is the FIFA Best Awards ceremony going to take place?
The FIFA Best Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on Monday, September 24.
Where is the FIFA Best Awards ceremony happening?
The FIFA Best Awards ceremony will take place in the Royal Festival Hall, London.
What time does the FIFA Best Awards ceremony award start?
The FIFA Best Awards ceremony will start at 11 PM IST which is 6:30 local time.
Which channel will telecast the FIFA Best Awards ceremony in India?
Sony is likely telecast the FIFA Best Awards ceremony in India.
How to catch the live streaming of the FIFA Best Awards ceremony in India?
You can live stream the FIFA Best Awards ceremony on Sonyliv.com and Sony Liv app. FIFA’s official YouTube channel FIFA TV will also have the live streaming of the event.
Who are the nominees for the FIFA Best awards in respective categories?
Men’s player – Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric, Mohamed Salah
Women’s player – Ada Hegerberg, Dzsenifer Marozsan, Marta
Men’s coach – Zlatko Dalic, Didier Deschamps, Zinedine Zidane
Women’s coach – Reynald Pedros, Asako Takakura, Sarina Wiegman
Goalkeeper – Thibaut Courtois, Hugo Lloris, Kasper Schmeichel
Puskas Award – Gareth Bale, Denis Cheryshev, Lazaros Christodoulopoulos, Cristiano Ronaldo, Riley McGree, Lionel Messi, Benjamin Pavard