Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has won the best men’s player at the Best FIFA Football Awards in Milan beating Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk.
It is the sixth time Messi has been voted the world’s best, after wins in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was named men’s coach of the year beating two of his Premier League counterparts – Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola and Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson also took the best goalkeeper prize ahead of Manchester City’s Ederson and Barcelona’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Eighteen-year-old Daniel Zsori won the Puskas award for the best goal with his 93rd-minute overhead kick for Debrecen against Ferencvaros, just after he came on as a substitute for his Hungarian league debut in February.
FIFA’s Men’s Team of the year are:
Goalkeeper – Alisson (Liverpool/Brazil)
Defenders – Matthijs de Ligt (Ajax and Juventus/Netherlands), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid/Spain), Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool/Netherlands), Marcelo (Real Madrid/Brazil).
Midfielders – Luka Modric (Real Madrid/Croatia), Frenkie de Jong (Ajax and Barcelona/Netherlands), Eden Hazard (Chelsea and Real Madrid/Belgium)
Forwards – Kylian Mbappe (Paris St-Germain/France), Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus/Portugal), Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina)