Benzema, Mbappe, Messi named in the FIFA best player nomination.

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FIFA announced three candidates for the 2022 Player of the Year football award, Karim Benzema, Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi.

Benzema led Real Madrid to La Liga title last season. And is the latest owner of the Ballon d’Or award. But missed his performances in the 2022 World Cup due to injury until he withdrew before the tournament began.

Mbappe won the Ligue 1 title with Paris Saint-Germain. Before extending the form, scoring 8 goals until winning the World Cup goalscoring position. But unfortunately missed the World Cup due to a loss to Argentina in the final UFABET 

While Messi, who won the Ligue 1 title with PSG was able to win the World Cup for the first time in his life. And it’s an award that should give him a very good tax on winning the 2022 FIFA Player of the Year award.

The vote will come from four parts comprising national team coaches, captains, journalists and fans, and will consider performance from August 2021 to December 2022. Which is longer than usual to cover the last World Cup move to the end of the year.

The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony on February 27. 

FIFA’s Best Player of the Year 2023 was selected based on performance between August 8, 2021. And December 18, 2022 shortening from 14 to a final three with a manager, team captain, journalists and football fans. which this time enters the final curve where everyone must vote again.