Alisson Becker crowned best Goalkeeper of the Year at 2019 FIFA Football Awards
The Brazil international and Liverpool goalkeeper, Alisson Becker has been crowned The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper of the year 2019.
The 26years old was named UEFA Champions League Goalkeeper of the Season last month, and also won the Golden Glove awards for most clean sheets in both the Premier League and Copa America.
Alisson Becker has also won the award ahead of Manchester City’s Elderson and Barcelona’s Ter Stergen.
Alisson who only joined Liverpool last season from AS Roma won UEFA Champions League with Liverpool and picked the UEFA Champions League Goalkeeper of the Season award.
Along with the other accolades, FIFA also announced the latest winner of the Puskas Award, which crowns the scorer of the Goal of the Year, with 18-year-old Daniel Zsori winning the accolade for a bicycle kick on debut in extra-time.
United States duo Megan Rapinoe and Jill Ellis were named The Best Women’s Player and The Best Women’s Coach respectively, while Netherlands shotstopper Sari van Veenendaal claimed the Women’s Goalkeeper of the Year award.
Marcelo Bielsa and Leeds United won the FIFA Fair Play award for letting Aston Villa scoring an uncested goal after they themselves had scored while a Villa player was down injured.
Brazilian mother and football fan Silvia Grecco, who commentates the matches of Palmeiras for her blind son Nicolas, won the FIFA Fan award.