Technique, titles, goals: what players, coaches, journalists and fans look for when voting for The Best FIFA Football Awards. – Oliver Kahn and Manuel Neuer are still the only goalkeepers to have ever featured in the top three. We spoke to the two Germans to find out what it took to make it so far. – What tends to happen once you have scaled the heights of world football? We take a look at the careers of some former winners to find out. – Marta has been nominated for the FIFA World Player accolade for the 13th time: A tribute. – George Weah is the only African to have ever won a FIFA World Player award. A look back at his incredible career. – Good is not always good enough: Iniesta, Henry, Bergkamp: just three players who would have been worthy winners, but always found themselves behind someone else in the voting.
“The last few months have been overwhelming. Beautifully overwhelming. To the point that only now am I starting to process the multiple meanings and implications of a phenomenon as awe-inspiring as the 2018 FIFA World Cup was. I can only imagine how the many football fans will relate to this feeling,” says Gianni Infantino in his column.
FIFA MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS
Five pages packed with FIFA member association news.
... our popular picture formats “the month in pictures”, “photo archive” and “then and now”. As well as a football cartoon by Mordillo.