How to follow The Best on

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. You can follow the entire day’s events across FIFA's digital platforms, including FIFA TV on YouTube. Join us for hours of intrigue with the biggest names in world football.

Exclusive glimpses behind-the-scenes, a number of video streams and fascinating photos will come your way during the course of the day, together with an array of information, tweets, interviews and live commentaries. We will be on hand with our live blog from 14.30 CET to bring you closer to every aspect of this glittering event from the green carpet until late into the evening, with minute-by-minute updates, as the day unfolds.

Our social media channels will also be worth following throughout the day. Exclusive photos, videos and interactions all await you on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. You can get your posts noticed using the hashtag #TheBest.

One highlight after another  From 17.00 CET the excitement will mount ever further. Our video stream will make you feel as if you are standing directly beside the green carpet, as the some of the biggest names and most celebrated personalities from the worlds of football and showbiz arrive in their glamorous outfits to greet fans, give interviews and make their way into the studios. Few will want to miss, for example, the arrivals of Cristiano, Griezmann and Messi.

The highlight of this remarkable day will soon arrive when the eagerly awaited ceremony finally gets underway at 18.30 CET, hosted by Eva Longoria and Marco Schreyl. With our live streams on and FIFA TV on YouTube (streaming restrictions apply, see below), you won’t have to miss a second of proceedings on this glittering stage, as the cream of world football receive their awards. If you are unable to watch the event live on your screen, you can still stay on the ball wherever you are with our FIFA app.

The ceremony will be particularly exciting for all those who took part in our FIFA FIFPro World11 Predictor, which ends tomorrow, Friday 6 January, at 16.00 CET. Discover whether you have a chance of winning some of the great prizes, as the year’s top team are announced at the event.

As if that was not enough, the day will continue long after the awards have been presented. As the curtain falls on the ceremony, we will bring you reactions from the winners.

Don’t forget to stop by and FIFA’s official social media channels on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram in the days following The Best FIFA Football Awards™. There, you will find even more interesting stories and extensive background interviews with the footballing world’s biggest stars, together with videos, photo galleries and reactions.

*Streaming restrictions apply in the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.