Kylian Mbappe is happy to have been named 2021 Globe Soccer Player Of the Year.
Reflecting on the 12th edition of the yearly Awards held in Dubai on Monday night in a post on his Instagram page on Tuesday, the PSG and France striker expressed his delight at the award and his team-mates, PSG staff members, as well as the fans for their support.
“So proud to be named Player of the Year by the prestigious Globe Soccer. Big thanks to all my teammates and staffs. And this award is for all my fans too, thanks for your amazing support,” Mbappe stated alongside the picture above, which shows him holding aloft his prize at the prestigious occasion.
The Dubai Globe Soccer Awards held in partnership with the Dubai Sports Council, took place in the exclusive Armani hotel, one of the most luxurious properties of Emaar group, located in the Iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower, set against the thrilling and fascinating backdrop of Dubai, and was broadcast live via satellite and live streaming all over the world.
Bayern Munich and Poland striker, Robert Lewandowski topped the list of awardees, carting home TikTok Fans’ Player of the Year and Maradona Award for Best Goal Scorer of the Year Award.
Other awardees were as follows; Kylian Mbappé – Best Men’s Player of the Year, Cristiano Ronaldo – Top Goal Scorer of All Time, Alexia Putellas – Best Women’s Player of the Year, Chelsea FC – Best Men’s Club of the Year, F.C. Barcelona – Best Women’s Club of the Year and Leonardo Bonucci – Best Defender of the Year.
Others were; Gianluigi Donnarumma – Best Goalkeeper of the Year, oberto Mancini – Best Coach of the Year, Italy – Best National Team of the Year, Federico Pastorello – Best Agent of the Year, Txiki Begiristain – Best Sporting Director of the Year, MOSSAD-Best Esports Player of the Year, Ronaldinho – Player Career Award, ZED FC – Best Youth Academy in Africa and Serie A League – Special Innovation Award.
Just as every year, the event hosted and awarded stars of international football, and for the second year in a row the winners were selected by the fans from all over the world and by a jury of International footballing coaches, directors and chairmen.