Eva Longoria and Marco Schreyl to host The Best

Eva Longoria and Marco Schreyl are set to take the roles of hosts at The Best FIFA Football Awards™ ceremony on 9 January 2017.

Texas-born Longoria is a renowned actress, director and producer, well known for her role in the television series Desperate Housewives where she received two SAG Awards and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. She is also well known for her philanthropy work, having founded Eva’s Heroes, a charity dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals with intellectual special needs, as well as the Eva Longoria Foundation, which supports Latinas and education.

Schreyl has spent over a decade hosting some of Germany’s biggest shows including Deutschland sucht den Superstar (Pop Idol) as well as Das Supertalent (America/Britain’s Got Talent). The 42-year-old also has a wide experience of sports broadcasting, having hosted the Olympic Games in 2004 and a wide variety of Bundesliga, UEFA Champions/Europa League and international matches.

With The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony being streamed live from the Zurich TPC studios on FIFA.com and FIFA on YouTube, you will be able to watch Longoria and Schreyl in action on 9 January.

To keep up with the latest news about The Best FIFA Football Awards, don’t forget to visit our dedicated section on FIFA.com** and Facebook page. You can also join the discussion about who should win this year’s prizes by using the hashtag #TheBest**.