Cristiano Ronaldo and Lieke Martens followed up their Best Player in Europe honors by being crowned the best in the world by FIFA.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lieke Martens followed up their Best Player in Europe honors by being crowned the best in the world by FIFA Monday in London.
Ronaldo and Martens won the top individual awards at The Best gala, with Ronaldo holding off Lionel Messi and Neymar to become a five-time FIFA World Player of the Year and Martens winning her first off the heels of leading the Netherlands to the 2017 Women's Euro title.
Carli Lloyd, the U.S. women's national team star, saw her two-year run as World Player of the Year come to an end, finishing behind Martens along with controversial finalist, Venezuela U-17 and Florida State University star Deyna Castellanos.
Here are the finalists and winners for all of the awards (Winners in BOLD).
BEST MEN'S PLAYER
CRISTIANO RONALDO - REAL MADRID, PORTUGAL
Lionel Messi - Barcelona, Argentina
Neymar - Barcelona/PSG, Brazil
BEST WOMEN'S PLAYER
Carli Lloyd - Houston Dash/Manchester City Women, USA
LIEKE MARTENS - ROSENGARD/BARCELONA FEMENI, NETHERLANDS
Deyna Castellanos - Florida State University, Venezuela
PUSKAS AWARD (Best Goal)
OLIVIER GIROUD - ARSENAL
Deyna Castellanos - Venezuela U-17 national team
Oscarine Masuluke - Baroka
BEST MEN'S COACH
Massimiliano Allegri - Juventus
Antonio Conte - Chelsea
ZINEDINE ZIDANE - REAL MADRID
BEST WOMEN'S COACH
Nils Nielsen - Denmark
Gerard Precheur - Lyon
SARINA WIEGMAN - NETHERLANDS
Keylor Navas - Real Madrid, Costa Rica
GIANLUIGI BUFFON - JUVENTUS, ITALY
Manuel Neuer - Bayern Munich, Juventus
FIFPRO WORLD XI
Gianluigi Buffon; Dani Alves, Sergio Ramos, Leonardo Bonucci, Marcelo; Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Andres Iniesta; Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar