The Best FIFA Football Awards 2019 will be held tonight at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy.

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk, Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi are up for the top prize in the men’s game.

For the Men’s Coach of the Year award, the finalists are Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino.

England’s Lucy Bronze will battle out USA duo of Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe in the Women’s Player of the Year category.

What time does the ceremony start
The Green Carpet event gets underway at 7 pm while the award ceremony kicks off at 8:30 Zimbabwean time.

How to watch the ceremony
You can stream the event live on FIFA YouTube and FIFA Facebook. Live broadcast will only be available to DSTV subscribers with South African accounts. It will be shown on SuperSport 3 (Ch. 203).

The Best FIFA Football Awards finalists in full:

The Best FIFA Men’s Player
Cristiano Ronaldo (POR) – Juventus
Lionel Messi (ARG) – FC Barcelona
Virgil van Dijk (NED) – Liverpool

The Best FIFA Women’s Player
Lucy Bronze (ENG) – Olympique Lyonnais
Alex Morgan (USA) – Orlando Pride
Megan Rapinoe (USA) – Reign FC

The Best FIFA Men’s Coach
Pep Guardiola (ESP) – Manchester City
Jurgen Klopp (GER) – Liverpool
Mauricio Pochettino (ARG) – Tottenham Hotspur

The Best FIFA Women’s Coach
Jill Ellis (USA) – USA national team
Phil Neville (ENG) – England national team
Sarina Wiegman (NED) – Netherlands national team

FIFA Fan Award
Silvia Grecco (BRA)
Netherlands Fans at the Women’s World Cup (NED)
Justo Sánchez (URU)

The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper
Alisson (BRA) – Liverpool
Ederson (BRA) – Manchester City
Marc-André ter Stegen (GER) – FC Barcelona

The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper
Christiane Endler (CHI) – Paris Saint-Germain
Hedvig Lindahl (SWE) – Chelsea / Wolfsburg
Sari van Veenendaal (NED) – Arsenal / Atletico Madrid

FIFA Puskás Award
Lionel Messi (ARG) – Real Betis v FC Barcelona [La Liga] (17 March 2019)
Juan Fernando Quintero (COL) – River Plate v Racing Club [Argentinian Superliga] (10 February 2019)
Dániel Zsóri (HUN) – Debrecen FC v Ferencváros TC [Nemzeti Bajnoskag I] (16 February 2019)

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