The UEFA Awards Ceremony takes place tonight! Messi Haaland Tintinin for best player Best coach without suspense?
At 00:00 a.m. Beijing time on Friday, the UEFA Awards ceremony will take place, and the winners of the 2022-23 Player of the Year and Best Coach of the Year awards will be announced.
In the early hours of this morning, all the top 32 of the Champions League have been released, and the draw ceremony will be held tomorrow at 0:00 am, along with the UEFA award ceremony. And the biggest award is the winner of Player of the Year. According to the rules, all club coaches and national team coaches who participated in UEFA matches, as well as media journalists, voted, with 5 points for the first place, 3 points for the second place and 1 point for the third place.
Messi, Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne were shortlisted. The former has the advantage of winning the World Cup, while the latter two are treble winners, with Haaland in the Premier League and Champions League Golden Boot.
Places 4 to 11 have been announced before: Gundogan 129 points, Rodri 110 points, Mbappe 82 points, Modric 33 points, Brozovic 20 points, Rice 14 points, McAllister 12 points and Jesús Navas 6 points.
Previous UEFA Player of the Year are as follows: Messi 2010-11, Andres Iniesta 2011-12, Ribery 2012-13, Cristiano Ronaldo 2013-14, Messi 2014-15, Ronaldo 2015-16, Ronaldo 2016-17, Modric 2017-18, Van Dijk 2018-19, Lewandowski 2019-20, Jorginho 2020-21 and Benzema 2021-22.
The three candidates for Coach of the Year are Pep Guardiola, Inzaghi Jr. and Spalletti. The boss led Manchester City to the treble and was the favourite. Inzaghi Jr. led Inter to the Champions League final and won the Coppa Italia. Spalletti led Napoli to Serie A and reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
In addition, candidates for UEFA's Women's Footballer of the Year include Barca's Bonmati, Real Madrid's Carmona and Chelsea's Sam Cole. Candidates for Women's Coach of the Year include Girards (Barça Women), Bilda (Spain Women) and Wegmann (England Women).