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THE BEST FIFA FOOTBALL AWARDS 2016 WINNERS

FIFA FIFAPro World11: Manuel Neuer, Dani Alves, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Cristiano Ronaldo

FIFA Fan Award 2016: Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool supporters

The Best FIFA Women's Coach: Silvia Neid

FIFA Fair Play Award 2016: Atletico Nacional

The Best FIFA Men's Coach: Claudio Ranieri

Outstanding Career Award: Falcao

FIFA Puskás Award: Mohd Faiz Subri

The Best FIFA Women's Player: Carli Lloyd

The Best FIFA Men's Player: Cristiano Ronaldo

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THANK YOU!

Thanks for following along with our The Best FIFA Football Awards Live Blog! It's been a memorable occasion in Zurich where we saw the very best from the world of football. Remember to keep it here on FIFA.com for all of the reaction from the awards. Also, be sure to visit us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more exclusive content. Take care, everyone!

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HISTORIC MOMENT FOR MALAYSIA


Mohd Faiz Subri reacts to winning the FIFA Puskás Award, the first Asian to win it.

"I feel very excited to be among all the top footballers and to be in Zurich among them and before the awards I was feeling very nervous and after getting it everything settled down. I really work hard in training, so I think it comes from that hard work. So fortunately I managed to score it. I scored goals like this but that’s the best goal in my career so far."

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Miss anything from the green carpet earlier? Don't worry about it. We've collected all of #TheBest images for you.

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Winner of the inaugural FIFA Best Men's Player award, Cristiano Ronaldo, has taken the time to thank everyone who helped him win the award.

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What a night for 2016 FIFA Interactive World Cup winner, Mohamad Al-Bacha! He won't soon forget it...

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THROWBACK...MONDAY?

Michael Ballack congratulated Cristiano Ronaldo by posting a great archive shot.

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Dutch legend and FIFA Chief Officer for Technical Development enjoyed the festivities in Zurich.

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DANKE, MARCO!

Looks like The Best FIFA Football Awards host Marco Schreyl enjoyed this moment. Schreyl and fellow host Eva Longoria posed for a selfie with the winners of the FIFA FIFPro World11.

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PRAISE FROM THE LONE STAR STATE

The Best FIFA Women's Player 2016, Carli Lloyd, received a congratulatory tweet from her club side, Houston Dash.

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NEID PRAISES "TEAM BEHIND THE TEAM"

“This is the cherry on the icing on the cake. This is adding the last perfect touch. It was a great evening. This success depends on the team behind the team."

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RANIERI LOOKS AHEAD

"Our supporters made something fantastic this year. My philosophy is to forget and look forward. The keys to success were many. Everything flowed in the right direction.”

 

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HIGH-QUALITY COMPANY
Not a bad group to get stuck chatting to at an event! Nicely done, Alex.

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LLOYD HUMBLE IN ACCEPTANCE
"I honestly wasn't expecting this. I wouldn't be standing up here without the help of team-mates, coaching staff and support staff. I want to thank Jill Ellis for believing in me and really helping to evolve my game. I am someone who wants to continue to get better, as if I'm better my team is is better."

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A TOUCHING TRIBUTE

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WINNERS AND THEIR TROPHIES
Here are the people going home happy tonight!

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A CROWNED CRISTIANO
"I'd like to thank my team, national team, Real Madrid, my trainer, my family that came here, my son, my brothers. 2016 was the best year of my career, the trophy shows that people aren't blind and watch the games. With everything I won with my national team and club, with great individual performance, I can't forget this incredible year. Thanks for voting for me."

"I don't have much more to say, I think the awards speak for themselves. I'm not going to do the scream, just the motion."

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A SEARCH FOR A SPEECH
FIFA Puskas Award winner Mohd Faiz Subri had to search through his phone to find his speech, but it was worth the wait.

Don't worry about it Faiz! For a goal like that, the least we can do is give you as much time on stage as you need!

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WHAT A SHOW!
There you have, it Cristiano Ronaldo and Carli Lloyd, crowned as The Best FIFA Men's Player and The Best FIFA Women's Player. Two exceptional stars, commended for their performances in 2016.

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The Best FIFA Men's Player 2016: The Winner

CRISTIANO RONALDO
Portugal
Portugal
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RONALDO ON SCORING
"Goals are like my children, I love them all"

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CLAUDIO RANIERI, THE BEST FIFA MEN'S COACH"The god of football said Leicester must win – only this, only this.”

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The Best FIFA Women's Player 2016: The Winner

Carli LLOYD
USA
USA
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Puskás Award: The Winner

  • Mohd Faiz bin Subri

  • Malaysia
    Malaysia
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The FIFA Award for an Outstanding Career

FALCAO
Brazil
Brazil
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VOTING HAS CLOSED!
You'll discover the winner soon!