Lewandowski beats Messi and Salah to win FIFA World Player of the Year award

The Poles succeeded, Robert LewandowskiBayern Munich, Germany’s top scorer, outclass the Argentinian Lionel Messi, the current French star of Paris Saint-Germain, and the former Barcelona player. Who capped his record with the seventh Ballon d’Or last November, and the Egyptian star of Liverpool Mohammad Salah He was crowned with the individual award for the second time after 2020, after a successful year on a personal level for LIVA.

“I am happy and honored to win this award,” said Lewandowski, who scored 48 goals in various competitions during the 2020-2021 season. I feel proud.”

“This award is also for my teammates and my coaches, we all work hard to win games and trophies,” he added.

And the International Football Federation (FIFA) held its annual ceremony to distribute its awards virtually, and broadcast the ceremony live from its headquarters in the Swiss city of Zurich by default, “in accordance with approved public health measures”. , according to a statement issued by the international organization.

FIFA awards included the best player and player, best manager and coach, best goalkeeper and others, and national team coaches and captains participated in the vote, in addition to the game’s fan vote and a selection of journalists. .