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FIFA reported on Wednesday the final list of candidates for The Best award.
The award will be given by popular vote and the winners will be awarded on December 17, FIFA said in a statement.
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In the list of candidates for best player, the quota for South America is given by the Brazilian Neymar, from Paris Saint-Germain, and the Argentine Lionel Messi, from FC Barcelona.
Europe lists 6 players:
Thiago Alcântara, Spain, FC Bayern München / Liverpool FC
Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal / Juventus FC
Kevin De Bruyne, Belgium / Manchester City FC
Robert Lewandowski, Poland / FC Bayern München
Kylian Mbappé, France / Paris Saint-Germain
Sergio Ramos Spain / Real Madrid CF
Virgil van Dijk, Netherlands / Liverpool FC
Africa will be represented with Liverpool FC's forward duo, Sadio Mané from Senegal and Mohamed Salah from Egypt.
The category for best goalkeeper will have two representatives from Latin America: Brazilian Alisson Becker from Liverpool FC and Costa Rican Keylor Navas from Paris Saint-Germain.
Europe, in this category, dominates with 4 candidates:
Thibaut Courtois, Belgium / Real Madrid CF
Manuel Neuer, Germany / FC Bayern München
Jan Oblak, Slovenia / Atlético de Madrid
Marc-André ter Stegen, Germany / FC Barcelona
In the 2020 best manager category, the list includes only one Latin American, Argentine Marcelo Bielsa, manager of Leeds United FC in the English Premier League.
The list is completed by Hans-Dieter Flick of German nationality and coach of FC Bayern München.
His compatriot Jürgen Klopp, coach of Liverpool FC of England, winner of the 2019/2020 Premier League.
Julen Lopetegui from Spain, coach of Sevilla FC, and Frenchman Zinedine Zidane, coach of Real Madrid CF.
In women's football, in the category of best player, the list was as follows:
Lucy Bronze, England / Olympique Lyonnais / Manchester City WFC
Delphine Cascarino, France / Olympique Lyonnais
Caroline Graham Hansen, Norway / FC Barcelona
Pernille Harder, Denmark / VfL Wolfsburg / Chelsea FC Women
Jennifer Hermoso, Spain / FC Barcelona
Ji So-yun, Korea Republic / Chelsea FC Women
Sam Kerr, Australia / Chelsea FC Women
Saki Kumagai, Japan / Olympique Lyonnais
Dzsenifer Marozsán, Germany / Olympique Lyonnais
Vivianne Miedema, Netherlands / Arsenal WFC)
Wendie Renard, France / Olympique Lyonnais
In the category of best goalkeeper, the list includes the Chilean Christiane Endler of Paris Saint-Germain and the American Alyssa Naeher, of the Chicago Red Starts.
The list is completed by:
Ann-Katrin Berger, Germany / Chelsea FC Women
Sarah Bouhaddi, France / Olympique Lyonnais
Hedvig Lindahl, Sweden / VfL Wolfsburg / Atlético de Madrid Women
Ellie Roebuck, England / Manchester City WFC
For the award for best female soccer coach, the list includes:
Lluís Cortés, Spain / FC Barcelona
Rita Guarino, Italy / Juventus Women
Emma Hayes, England / Chelsea FC Women
Stephan Lerch, Germany / VfL Wolfsburg
Hege Riise, Norway / LSK Kvinner
Jean-Luc Vasseur, France / Olympique Lyonnais
Sarina Wiegman, Netherlands / Netherlands National Team