The Best FIFA Awards: Who did Chhetri, Stimac, Ashalata and Maymol vote for?

India men's national team captain Sunil Chhetri voted for Virgil Van Dijk, while women's national team captain Ashalata Devi voted for Lucy Bronze.

Captain Sunil Chhetri in action for India.   -  Getty Images

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi was crowned FIFA Men's Player of the year on Tuesday as he saw off competition from Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil Van Dijk.

USWNT star and the Golden Boot winner at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, Megan Rapinoe bagged the FIFA Women's Player award of the year.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp won the FIFA Men's Coach award, while USWNT coach Jill Ellis won FIFA Women's Coach of the Year, following her Women's World Cup glory with USA.

Coaches and captains from around the world participated in the voting process of the awards, wherein India men's national team captain Sunil Chhetri and coach Igor Stimac along with women's national team captain Ashalata Devi and coach Maymol Rocky played a part in the process.

Sunil Chhetri chose Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk for the best men's player, while Igor Stimac opted for Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ashalata Devi's choice for the women's player of the year was England defender Lucy Bronze, while Megan Rapinoe was Maymol Rocky's pick.

Chhetri and Stimac both chose Jurgen Klopp as their coach of the year, while Ashalata and Maymol voted for Jill Ellis.

 

Full list of their votes:

FIFA Men's Player of the Year

Sunil Chhetri: 1) Virgil Van Dijk 2) Lionel Messi 3) Mohamed Salah

Igor Stimac: 1) Cristiano Ronaldo 2) Virgil Van Dijk 3) Eden Hazard

 

FIFA Men's Coach of the Year

Sunil Chhetri: 1) Jurgen Klopp 2) Erik Ten Hag 3) Pep Guardiola

Igor Stimac: 1) Jurgen Klopp 2) Mauricio Pochettino 3) Pep Guardiola

 

FIFA Women's Player of the Year

Ashalata Devi: 1) Lucy Bronze 2) Megan Rapinoe 3) Rose Lavelle

Maymol Rocky: 1) Megan Rapinoe 2) Lucy Bronze 3) Sam Kerr

 

FIFA Women's Coach of the Year

Ashalata Devi: 1) Jill Ellis 2) Phil Neville 3) Peter Gerhardsson

Maymol Rocky: 1) Jill Ellis 2) Sarina Wiegman 3) Phil Neville

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