Lewandowski eventually got 52 voting points, followed by Ronaldo and Messi with 38 and 35 points respectively
Bayern Munich’s Polish forward Robert Lewandowski won The Best Fifa Men’s Player 2020 award Thursday night, and he duly got the vote of Bangladesh and Saif Sporting Club captain Jamal Bhuiyan.
The Polish striker beat finalists Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo after the awards were voted by selected members of the media, national team skippers and coaches as well as fans.
Bangladesh head coach Jamie Day though voted for Juventus’ Portuguese forward Ronaldo, followed by Barcelona’s Argentine superstar Messi and Real Madrid’s Spanish captain Sergio Ramos.
Jamal in contrast picked Liverpool’s Senegalese star Sadio Mane and Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara in second and third respectively.
Lewandowski eventually got 52 voting points, followed by Ronaldo and Messi with 38 and 35 points respectively.
Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski was named The Best Fifa Men's Player 2020 Thursday, beating off competition from last year's winner Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.Posted by Sports Tribune on Thursday, 17 December 2020
When it comes to The Best Fifa Men’s Coach 2020, Day chose Liverpool’s German manager and eventual winner Jurgen Klopp as the Reds brought to an end a 30-year EPL title drought.
Day picked Klopp’s compatriot, Bayern Munich’s Hansi Flick in second and Sevilla’s Spanish manager Julen Lopetegui in third.
Jamal chose Flick, followed by Leeds United’s Argentine tactician Marcelo Bielsa and Real Madrid’s French manager Zinedine Zidane.
Meanwhile, although Ronaldo picked Messi in his top three, the Argentine did not choose the Portuguese in his list.