#TheBest: Public vote open for FIFA Women’s Football Awards

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Fatma Samoura, Secretary General of FIFA at the 2020 awards. (Photo: Valeriano Di Domenico – Pool/Getty Images)

Candidates shortlisted for The Best FIFA Women’s Football Awards 2021 have been announced, with the winners to be revealed at an online ceremony on 17 January 2022.

An expert panel selected the candidates for each category and the nominees are listed below in alphabetical order.

Public voting is open on FIFA.com and will run until 23:59 CET on 10 December 2021. FIFA will announce the three finalists in each of the categories listed above in early January 2022.

The Best FIFA Women’s Player:

  • Stina Blackstenius (Sweden / BK Häcken)

  • Aitana Bonmatí (Spain / FC Barcelona)

  • Lucy Bronze (England / Manchester City)

  • Magdalena Eriksson (Sweden / Chelsea)

  • Caroline Graham Hansen (Norway / FC Barcelona)

  • Pernille Harder (Denmark / Chelsea)

  • Jennifer Hermoso (Spain / FC Barcelona)

  • Ji Soyun (Korea Republic / Chelsea)

  • Sam Kerr (Australia / Chelsea)

  • Vivianne Miedema (Netherlands / Arsenal)

  • Alexia Putellas (Spain / FC Barcelona)

  • Christine Sinclair (Canada / Portland Thorns FC)

  • Ellen White (England / Manchester City)

The Best FIFA Women’s Coach:

  • Lluís Cortés (Spain / FC Barcelona)

  • Peter Gerhardsson (Sweden / Swedish national team)

  • Emma Hayes (England / Chelsea)

  • Beverly Priestman (England / Canadian national team)

  • Sarina Wiegman (Netherlands / Dutch national team / English national team)

The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper:

  • Ann-Katrin Berger (Germany / Chelsea)

  • Christiane Endler (Chile / Paris Saint-Germain / Olympique Lyonnais)

  • Stephanie Lynn Marie Labbé (Canada / Rosengård / Paris Saint-Germain)

  • Hedvig Lindahl (Sweden / Atlético de Madrid)

  • Alyssa Naeher (USA / Chicago Red Stars)

The shortlist with the nominees for the FIFA Puskás Award (awarded for the best goal) will be announced at a later stage.

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