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Ronaldo, Mbappe, Lewandowski: The big winners at Globe Soccer Awards

Lewandowski capped a record-breaking year by securing the Maradona award for the year's best goalscorer - and the fans' player of the year award.

By: AP |
Updated: December 28, 2021 11:32:36 am
Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe, Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski and all the award winners pose during the Globe Soccer Awards (Source: Reuters)

The 12th edition of the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards took place in the Burj Khalifa – with Robert Lewandowski among the night’s big winners.

The Poland and Bayern Munich striker capped a record-breaking year by securing the Maradona award for the year’s best goalscorer – and the fans’ player of the year award.

Cristiano Ronaldo – who was on duty with Manchester United against Newcastle at the time of the ceremony on Monday – sent a video message in recognition of his award as top goalscorer of all time.

Kylian Mbappe was honoured as the men’s player of the year – Alexia Putellas lifted the women’s title.


Fans’ Player of the Year: Robert Lewandowski
Men’s Player of the Year: Kylian Mbapp
Maradona Award: Robert Lewandowski
Top best scorer of all time: Cristiano Ronaldo
Women’s Player of the Year: Alexia Putellas (Barcelona)
Men’s Club of the Year: Chelsea
Women’s Club of the Year: Barcelona
Defender of the Year: Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus/Italy)
Goalkeeper of the Year: Gianluigi Donnarumma (PSG/Italy)
Coach of the Year: Roberto Mancini
National Team of the Year: Italy
Agent of the Year: Federico Pastorello
Sports Director of the Year: Txiki Begiristain (Manchester City)
Esports Player of the Year: Musaed Al-Dossary “Msdossary7”
Player Career Award: Ronaldinho
Best Youth Academy in Africa: ZED FC
Special Innovation Award: Serie A

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