FIFA (www.FIFA.com) announced the final nominees for the FIFA Puskás Award; the finalists of the other categories will be announced in the coming days; the virtual awards ceremony will be televised live from FIFA headquarters in Zurich on January 17.
FIFA has announced the finalists for the FIFA Puskás Prize (fifa.fans/3qRfWHv). This prize is awarded to the player deemed to have scored the most aesthetic goal, regardless of the competition in which it took place and the gender or nationality of the player.
Who will succeed 2020 winner Son Heung-min to win the coveted crown? The voting process for the 11 goals of the race ended on Friday, December 17, 2021 and the last three nominees for the FIFA Puskás Prize are (in alphabetical order):
Érik Lamela (ARG) (bit.ly/3ETdHYU) – Arsenal FC v Tottenham Hotspur FC [Premier League] (March 14, 2021)
Patrik Schick (CZE) (bit.ly/3ERht51) – Czech Republic v. Scotland [UEFA EURO 2020] (June 14, 2021)
Mehdi Taremi (IRN) (bit.ly/3F0l3u0) – Chelsea FC v FC Porto [UEFA Champions League] (April 13, 2021)
All The Best FIFA Football Awards ™ 2021 winners, including the FIFA Fan Award (fifa.fans/3qTVplE) and FIFA Fair Play Award (fifa.fans/3eMQ9ue) winners, will be crowned on January 17 at a program broadcast live from FIFA headquarters in Zurich.
Tomorrow (Wednesday 5 January), FIFA will announce the last three nominees for FIFA’s Best Women’s Goalkeeper (fifa.fans/3FU3U6d) and FIFA’s Best Men’s Goalkeeper (fifa.fans/3qMtGTH). This will be followed on Thursday January 6 by the announcement of the three finalists for FIFA’s Best Women’s Coach (fifa.fans/3mXVV0J) and FIFA’s Best Men’s Coach (fifa.fans/3mXVV0J). Then, on Friday January 7, FIFA will unveil the three finalists for Best FIFA Women’s Player (fifa.fans/3HxQflH) and Best FIFA Men’s Player (fifa.fans/3nh4pQP) at an online event featuring featuring FIFA Legends Kristine Lilly and Sami Khedira.
For the latest news from The Best FIFA Football Awards, visit FIFA.com and check FIFA’s accounts on Facebook (bit.ly/3qLOVVM), YouTube (bit.ly/3305tky) and Twitter (bit.ly / 3HyRvFh).
You can join the discussion on who should win the prizes by using the hashtag #TheBest.
(With contributions from APO)