Argentina has become the first nation to win all three Best FIFA Men’s awards in the same year. This remarkable achievement is attributed to their impressive performance during the 2022 FIFA World Cup held in Qatar.
Lionel Messi has been crowned The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2022
Lionel Messi has been crowned the best men’s player at the 2022 The Best FIFA Awards.
- Messi led Argentina to World Cup victory in Qatar
- Also picked up Golden Ball in Qatar
- Won his second FIFA Best Men’s Player award
Messi also won the 2019 Best FIFA Men’s Player award and becomes the third player to receive the accolade twice, after Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski.
Scaloni wins FIFA’s Best Coach award
Lionel Scaloni’s remarkable leadership and tactical acumen were recognized when he was named the Best Coach of the Year, edging out other notable nominees Carlo Ancelotti, Didier Deschamps, and Pep Guardiola.
Under the guidance of Lionel Scaloni, the Argentina national football team had an outstanding run in the 2022 FIFA World Cup held in Qatar. Their exceptional performance throughout the tournament led them to clinch the prestigious trophy.
Scaloni ended a 36-year World Cup wait.
Emiliano Martinez wins FIFA’s Best Goalkeeper award
Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez was recognized for his exceptional goalkeeping skills and named as the Best Goalkeeper of the Year.
At The Best FIFA Football Awards 2022, Emiliano Martinez emerged as the winner, surpassing Yassine Bounou and Thibaut Courtois in the polling.
Emiliano Martinez played a vital role in Argentina’s victorious campaign in Qatar 2022, serving as an inspiration and a model of excellence as the team’s last line of defense.
His reputation as a penalty specialist was further solidified by his exceptional saves in the shoot-out victories against the Netherlands in the quarter-finals and France in the final.
Despite losing their opening game of the tournament to the Saudi Arabia national team, the Argentina national football team bounced back with impressive victories over the Poland national team and Mexico national team. These victories allowed them to secure the top spot in their group table.
The Argentina national football team’s impressive run in the tournament continued in the knockout stages, where they defeated the Australia national team in the round of 16 followed by a victory over the Netherlands national team in the quarterfinals. They then put up a dominant display in the semifinals, defeating the Croatian national team 3-0. In the final match against the France national team, they emerged victorious after a tense penalty shootout, securing their triumph and lifting the trophy.
This year’s edition of the FIFA Best Awards was particularly special, as no team had ever won all three awards before.
The Argentina national football team has made history by becoming the first nation to win all three ‘The Best FIFA Men’s Awards in the same year:
- The Best Player
- The Best Coach
- The Best Goalkeeper
And they even picked up the Fan Award.
Argentina’s passionate supporters have been awarded the FIFA Fan Award for their unwavering and enthusiastic support of the team during the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
- Supporters win award for stirring World Cup support
- Argentina fans traveled in huge numbers to Qatar in 2022
Heartiest congratulations to Lionel Andres Messi, Emiliano Martinez, Lionel Scaloni, and the entire Argentina national football team on their well-deserved awards! Their exceptional performance, teamwork, and resilience have made them a true inspiration for football fans around the world.