France and Paris Saint-Germain striker, Kylian Mbappe is widely considered to be the best young player in the world with many believing that the striker will take over the mantle as the best player in the world once footballing legends, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo hang up their boots.
The youngster was at it again as he was named the ‘Best Men’s Player of the Year’ at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, pipping his PSG team-mate, Messi to the award, with the striker enjoying a brilliant 2021 as seen by the 36 goals he scored as well as registering a number of assists.
The Globe Soccer Awards also saw 2020 European Champions, Italy being honoured for their achievemen with Roberto Mancini named coach of the year, Gianluigi Donnarumma keeper of the year, Leonardo Bonucci the best defender and the Azzurri named national team of the year.
Current Champions League holders, Chelsea were crowned as best club team of the year, while footballing superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo too being honoured for breaking the men’s international goalscoring record, in a year where he also brought up 800 senior goals.
Bayern Munich hitman, Robert Lewandowski meanwhile also picked up a couple of awards, winning the Maradona Award and the Player of the Year for TikTok fans. In the women’s category, Alexia Putellas added to her Ballon d’Or win by being named the Best Female player.