Lionel Messi 2022 FIFA World cup winner wins FIFA’s best men’s player award. Messi wins the best player award for the seventh time in his career.
In this year’s FIFA Awards Messi accumulated 52 points, Mbappe 44, and Benzema 34.
Lionel Messi Total goals in 2022/23 across all competitions: 16
Lionel Messi Total assists in 2022/23 across all competitions: 14
Messi led Argentina to World Cup glory in Qatar and scored 27 goals in 49 games for the club and country in 2021-22.
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Golden Ball winner: Lionel Messi seven goals and three assists in seven games. Since the award was officially introduced in 1982, Lionel Messi is the only player to win the Golden Ball twice at the World Cup (2014, 2022).
Fifpro men’s world XI: Thibaut Courtois; Achraf Hakimi, Virgil van Dijk, Joao Cancelo; Kevin De Bruyne, Luka Modric, Casemiro; Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland, Karim Benzema, Kylian Mbappe.
Full list of winners:
The Best men’s player: Lionel Messi
The Best women’s player: Alexia Putellas
The Best men’s goalkeeper: Emiliano Martinez
The Best women’s goalkeeper: Mary Earps
The Best men’s coach: Lionel Scaloni
The Best women’s coach: Sarina Wiegman
The Best Puskas award: Marcin Oleksy
The Best fan award: Argentina fans
The Best fair play award: Luka Lochoshvili
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