The yearly debate as to whom the best player in the world is won’t be settled in the minds of fans across the globe, but on Monday, FIFA gave its two cents.
Real Madrid attacker Cristiano Ronaldo took home Best Male Player honors at the FIFA Best awards, beating out Lionel Messi and Neymar for the title.
Meanwhile, all three superstars were named in the FIFA Best XI for the year, alongside the likes of Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and Andres Iniesta.
Here’s a look at some of the other winners from Monday’s FIFA awards.
Best Male Player: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
FIFA World XI: Gianluigi Buffon; Dani Alves, Sergio Ramos, Leonardo Bonucci, Marcelo; Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Andres Iniesta; Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar.
FIFA Men’s Coach of 2017: Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid)
Puskas Award for Best Goal: Olivier Giroud (Arsenal)
Best Female Player: Lieke Martens (Netherlands)Follow @MattReedFutbol