NEWS STORY. 22/11/2021
Karim Benzema has been named as one of the candidates to lift The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2021. A panel of FIFA experts included the striker in the 11-strong shortlist for the prize, with the winner set to be announced on 17 January 2022 in an online award ceremony.
The winner will be selected on the basis of a public vote run on FIFA.com that will remain open until 10 December. Taking their place alongside Benzema are: Cristiano Ronaldo, Kevin De Bruyne, Erling Haaland, Jorginho, N’Golo Kanté, Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Mohamed Salah and Robert Lewandowski.
Video.Benzema nominated for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2021