Cristiano Ronaldo and Lieke Martens followed up their Best Player in Europe honors by being crowned the best in the world by FIFA.

By Avi Creditor
October 23, 2017

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

BEST GOALKEEPER

Keylor Navas - Real Madrid, Costa Rica

GIANLUIGI BUFFON - JUVENTUS, ITALY

Manuel Neuer - Bayern Munich, Juventus

FAN AWARD

Borussia Dortmund

CELTIC

FC Copenhagen

FIFPRO WORLD XI

Gianluigi Buffon; Dani Alves, Sergio Ramos, Leonardo Bonucci, Marcelo; Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Andres Iniesta; Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar

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