For his part, Emiliano “Dibu” Martínez will compete to take over as the best goalkeeper of 2022while in the swollen “Scaloneta” will have its moment of glory since it was classified in the final shortlist as “best fans”, after the massive accompaniment it had during the world Cup.
The ceremony will be held in Zurich, Switzerlandfrom 5:00 p.m. in Argentina, it will have live television through the Star+ platform, and the sports channels TyC Sports and ESPN.
The voting system to choose the winners of each category will be divided into four parts, and each of them will influence 25% of the final decision.
The first part will be for the public vote, which already ended in January, the other part of the vote will be for a selected group of journalists, while the remaining percentage will be divided between the coaches of the national teams registered with FIFA and their captains.
Lionel Messi, world champion and candidate for Best Player.
The captain of the Argentine National Team is the great favorite for the award “Best player”since it was the figure of the Qatar World Cup 2022in which he had an excellent level that led him to achieve maximum glory with a contribution of seven goals and three assists in the competition.
Although his performance went from low to high during the World Cup, his peak was achieved in the final against France, in which Argentina won on penalties 4-2 after drawing the match 3-3.
The man from Rosario, who was already chosen by FIFA as the most outstanding footballer of the World Cup, also has The Best award since he obtained it in the 2019 edition. In the shortlist, Messi’s rivals will be the Real Madrid goalscorer Karim Benzema , and his teammate in Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) Kylian Mbappé, who was his tough rival in the Qatar 2022 final.
Lionel Scaloni, from working in silence and the World Cup crowning to be a candidate for best coach
The Argentine coach will not have an easy time in your shortlist as he will face off with Josep Guardiola and Carlo Ancelottirespective coaches of the Manchester City and Real Madrid.
The world title in Qatar 2022 It is reason enough for Scaloni to be on the payroll and given the magnitude that this means, he would become the clear favorite to stay with the relaxation, however, he will have the Italian coach (Ancelotti) in front of him who achieved LaLiga in Spain in the calendar year and the Champions League, while the Spanish (Guardiola), one step below, won the English Premier League with a football level.
“Dibu” Martínez nominated among the best goalkeepers in the world after an exceptional World Cup
Emiliano “Dibu” Martinezwho became world champion with the Argentine National Team, had an impeccable and outstanding performance during the tournament held in Qatar that made him a specialist in penalty shootouts to give his country the third star.
The player of astonville was fundamental in the final against Francea match in which he saved Argentina at the last second, covering an incredible and unforgettable one-on-one Kolo Muanito take the definition to 12 steps, in which he again enlarged his figure and contained a shot.
The archer of the “Scaloneta” will compete before Yassine Bounou of the Morocco national team -of a great World Cup-, and with the Belgian Thibaut Courtois, goalkeeper for multi-champion Real Madrid.
A luxury distinction: the Argentine fans, among the finalists
Finally, the Argentine fans, who were as protagonists as the players on the field, toured the entire world with the videos that went viral in support of the Messi and Scaloni team, and this earned them a shortlist to keep the prize that was awarded. will deliver for the first time.
He shares the category with the Arab Abdullah Al Salmi, who walked 55 days through the desert to support the Saudi Arabian National Team in the World Cup and also in front of the supporters of Japan, who were noted for their conduct and responsibility, since before leaving the stadiums they removed the rubbish and left the stands clean.
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