Ballon d’Or

Griezmann: I want to play another final

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:29:00 GMT

Atletico Madrid and France striker Antoine Griezmann spoke exclusively to FIFA.com about his 2016, a year of highs and lows for him, and looked ahead to fresh challenges.

Al-Bacha mingles with the stars

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:09:00 GMT

FIFA.com caught up with reigning FIFA Interactive World Cup champion Mohamad Al-Bacha about his trip of a lifetime to The Best FIFA Football Awards™ ceremony in Zurich.

Ranieri: I know what makes players tick

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:59:00 GMT

After an incredible 2016 with Leicester City, defying the odds to win the English Premier League title, manager Claudio Ranieri was commended by receiving The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2016 award. After, he exclusively spoke to FIFA.com.

World11 Predictor Winners announced

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:05:00 GMT

We have our winners! Congratulations to the three club members who, through a combination of excellent predicting and a little luck, managed to secure a prize in our FIFA/FIFPro World11 Predictor for 2016!

Lloyd: I want to keep getting better

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:17:00 GMT

Crowned in Zurich as The Best FIFA Women's Player - an award voted for by players, coaches, media and fans from across the globe - Carli Lloyd retained her title as the world's top women's footballer. Afterwards, she spoke to FIFA.com.

Ronaldo: My trophies speak for themselves

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:16:00 GMT

After winning the first edition of The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, Cristiano Ronaldo spoke to  FIFA.com backstage to reflect on a golden year and on what lays ahead. 

The world at Cristiano Ronaldo's feet

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:52:00 GMT

Across Planet Football, all eyes were turned towards The Best FIFA Football Awards™ on Monday 9 January and FIFA.com brings you a round-up of the reaction to the ceremony's big winners.

Falcão: A perfect ending to my career

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:59:00 GMT

Falcão caught up with FIFA.com moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards to give his thoughts on being the 2016 recipient of the FIFA Award for an Outstanding Career.

Subri: The best goal in my career so far

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:47:00 GMT

Mohd Faiz Subri caught up with FIFA.com moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards to give his thoughts about winning the FIFA Puskás Award 2016.

Ranieri: I'm always hungry to do more

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:37:00 GMT

FIFA.com got the thoughts of the winner of The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2016, Claudio Ranieri, moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony.

Lloyd: It is such a tremendous honour

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:24:00 GMT

FIFA.com got the thoughts of the winner of The Best FIFA Women's Player 2016, Carli Lloyd, moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony.

Neid: This is icing on the cake

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:04:00 GMT

FIFA.com got the thoughts of the winner of The Best FIFA Women's Coach 2016, Silvia Neid, moments after The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony.

The Best named at FIFA Football Awards

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 21:39:00 GMT

Football’s annual celebration of its top performers entered a new era this Monday evening in Zurich, with the inaugural edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards™.

The Best experience for lucky fans

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:12:00 GMT

FIFA.com speaks to three competition winners from FIFA’s Digital platforms who will be making their way to Zurich for the FIFA Football Awards, joining eight other fans making the trip of a lifetime to the ceremony. 

Legends match sets stage for The Best

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:59:00 GMT

Football icons like Diego Maradona, Carles Puyol, Carli Lloyd and many others joined FIFA President Gianni Infantino in a FIFA Legends match on Monday ahead of The Best FIFA Football Awards.

All you need to know about The Best

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 09:54:00 GMT

Ahead of Monday's inaugural The Best FIFA Football Awards, FIFA.com breaks down everything you need to know about the ceremony.

Lizarazu: Zidane does nothing piecemeal

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 16:33:00 GMT

FIFA.com caught up with 1998 FIFA World Cup winner Bixente Lizarazu, who offers invaluable insight into former national team-mate and The Best FIFA Men’s Coach 2016 nominee Zinedine Zidane.

The anatomy of a trophy

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:06:00 GMT

As the brand new platinum-coated trophies for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ began to take shape in a factory close to Zurich, we spoke to those involved in their creation: artist Ana Barbic Katicic, FIFA Deputy Secretary General of Football Zvonimir Boban and Rover Schudel, Chairman of Adon Production AG.

Pogba: I'm very proud of Griezmann

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 12:11:00 GMT

France and Manchester United star Paul Pogba sat down with ​FIFA.com ​to discuss Antoine Griezmann​'s chances of usurping Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, as well as giving his take on Zinedine Zidane, a nominee for The Best FIFA Men's Coach Award, and the FIFA Puskás Award finalists.

11 questions for Jose Mourinho

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:59:00 GMT

FIFA.com spoke to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on a range of topics, including The Best FIFA Football Awards, the Portuguese fighting spirit and what the potential expansion of the FIFA World Cup™ means for club managers.

Aguero: Messi makes it look so easy

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:23:00 GMT

Argentinian ace Sergio Aguero gives an insight into his friendship with The Best FIFA Men's Player nominee Lionel Messi, who reflects on their first meeting and on the player his compatriot has become.

How to follow The Best on FIFA.com

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 07:10:00 GMT

Experience the glitz and glamour up close, as The Best FIFA Football Awards™ cap another fantastic footballing year at the Zurich TPC Studios on Monday 9 January.

Sembrant's insight into inspirational pair

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 14:29:00 GMT

Ahead of The Best FIFA Football Awards™, FIFA.com sat down with Sweden defender Linda Sembrant who reveals all about national team manager and FIFA Women’s Coach 2016 nominee Pia Sundhage, as well as former club team-mate and FIFA Women’s Player 2016 finalist Marta.

Godin: Griezmann's had an amazing, spectacular year

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:10:00 GMT

Diego Godin speaks to FIFA.com about his friend, Atletico Madrid team-mate and 'honorary Uruguayan' Antoine Griezmann and why he believes the striker is worthy of The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016 award.

Santos: Cristiano is a surefire winner

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:16:00 GMT

In an exclusive interview with FIFA.com, Portugal coach Fernando Santos talked up his national team captain’s chances of success at the upcoming The Best FIFA Football Awards.

The countdown continues: one week to go

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 18:54:00 GMT

Today marks exactly one week until the footballing world turns its attention to Zurich, as the curtain rises on The Best FIFA Football Awards™ ceremony.

Webb: It’s about doing things the right way

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 18:14:00 GMT

Former referee Howard Webb, who took charge of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final in South Africa, talks to FIFA.com about The Best FIFA Football Awards™ and his part in helping decide the winner of the FIFA Fair Play Award.

Marta: What it means to be The Best

Sat, 31 Dec 2016 14:33:00 GMT

The Brazilian finalist for The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2016 talks to FIFA.com about the importance of having women in the awards and what it feels like to be named Player of the Year.

Barthez: Zidane knows football

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 09:08:00 GMT

We take a closer look at The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2016 candidate Zinedine Zidane through the eyes of one of his former team-mates: Fabien Barthez.

The physics behind Subri's swerve

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:36:00 GMT

FIFA.com spoke to physics and aerodynamics experts to discover just how Mohd Faiz Subri stunned the world with his incredible FIFA Puskás Award-nominated free-kick, which has drawn comparisons with Roberto Carlos’s remarkable effort almost 20 years ago.

Dabritz: I can learn a lot from Mel

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:01:00 GMT

Sara Dabritz reflects with FIFA.com on making the top ten for The Best FIFA Women's Player Award and on final three contender Melanie Behringer - a team-mate with both Bayern Munich and Germany.

Ronaldo: 2016 has been my best year

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 09:35:00 GMT

Cristiano Ronaldo, who is in the running for The Best FIFA Men's Player award, has revelled in an "amazing" year and labelled it the greatest of his career.

Chicharito runs the rule over towering trio

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:40:00 GMT

Having scored goals in England, Spain and Germany, Javier Hernandez is well positioned to judge the attacking talents of the nominated trio for The Best FIFA Men's Player, giving FIFA.com the lowdown on his take of them.

The bicycle kick, football’s most spectacular sight

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 09:02:00 GMT

​After Marlone's spectacular scissored effort saw him get among the FIFA Puskas Award final three, we look at the history of the acrobatic goal, with an analysis of the bicycle kick's origins.

Lloyd's 'day-to-day' life with Houston

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 15:18:00 GMT

FIFA.com speaks with Houston Dash coach Randy Waldrum about his experiences working with The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2016 nominee Carli Lloyd at the National Women’s Soccer League club.

The countdown continues: two weeks to go

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 09:42:00 GMT

Today marks exactly two weeks until the footballing world turns its attention to Zurich, as the curtain rises on The Best FIFA Football Awards™ ceremony.

Guardiola: Messi is on another level

Sat, 24 Dec 2016 08:11:00 GMT

Pep Guardiola has underlined the qualities of Lionel Messi and opined that he is unquestionably the best player in the world.

Excitement building for Al-Bacha

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 08:52:00 GMT

Mohamad Al-Bacha won the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2016 and now he is on his way to the The Best FIFA Football Awards™ in Zurich. He spoke to FIFA.com about what he's looking forward to most.

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