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Messi and Puteles named best players at FIFA,Football,Soccer awards


World Cup champion Argentina captain Lionel Messi beat Kylian Mbappe and Karim Benzema to win the FIFA,Football,Soccer (International Federation of Football Associations) Best Male Player (2022) award.

In the women’s section, Spain’s Alexia Putellas won the best player award for the second year in a row. Messi, who led Argentina to the World Cup title in a thrilling final against Mbappe’s team France in Qatar, won the FIFA,Football,Soccer award for the seventh time in 14 years at Monday night’s event. He won the World Cup title in his record fifth attempt.

The final list of three players was chosen by a committee of journalists and fans selected along with the coaches and captains of FIFA,Football,Soccer’s 211 member nations. Messi got 52 points, World Cup Golden Ball winner Mbappe got 44 and Benzema got 34 in the voting for the FIFA,Football,Soccer award.

Robert Lewandowski and Cristiano Ronaldo, who won the FIFA,Football,Soccer award in the last two years, did not figure in the initial list of 14 players for this year’s award. Messi also broke the record shared with Ronaldo by making it to the men’s best XI for the 16th time.

Thibaut Courtois of Belgium, Ashraf Hakimi of Morocco, Joao Cancelo of Portugal, Virgil van Dijk of Netherlands, Kevin de Bruyne of Belgium, Luka Modric of Croatia, Casemiro of Brazil, Erling Haaland of Norway and Embappé and Benzema of France were included in this team. Is. Putelas beat Alex Morgan of America and Beth Mead of England to win the award.

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