"World Soccer" Football of the Year 2021


Every year the English magazine World Soccer has its readers select winners for its World Footballer of the Year award. The election is open to any player worldwide.

Men Player of the Year

Top 3

 1.Robert LEWANDOWSKI                       223         Poland
 2.Lionel Andres MESSI                      177         Argentina 
 3.JORGINHO                                 123         Italy

Women Player of the Year

Top 5

 1.Alexia PUTELLAS                           89         Spain
 2.Jennifer HERMOSO                          55         Spain
 3.Vivianne MIEDEMA                          52         Netherlands
 4.Sam KERR                                  47         Australia
 5.Christine SINCLAIR                        26         Canada

Manager of the Year

Top 3

 1.Roberto MANCINI                           33         Italy
 2.Thomas TUCHEL                             26         Chelsea
 3.Pep GUARDIOLA                              2         Manchester City

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Last updated: 6 Jan 2022

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