Poland and FC Bayern München striker Lewandowski was named The Best FIFA Men’s Player for the first time in his career, on Thursday, December 17th.
The Polish striker beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to win the award after a successful 2019/2020 season in all competitions.
Lewandowski won the UEFA Champions League and the German Bundesliga Title with Bayern Munich last season.
In other categories Defender, Lucy Bronze was also a maiden recipient of The Best FIFA Women’s Player Award after rounding off an impeccable spell with Olympique Lyonnais in style before returning to England to play for Manchester City WFC.
Meanwhile, Jürgen Klopp claimed The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award for the second consecutive year, having steered Liverpool FC to the English Premier League title for the first time, 30 years after their last top-flight success.
Klopp was declared the winner after a close race with Hans-Dieter Flick (FC Bayern München), with the outcome decided on voting by the national-team coaches.
Also Current Netherlands women’s national-team boss Sarina Wiegman was named The Best FIFA Women’s Coach for the second time in her career following her 2017 success.
While Germany and FC Bayern München’s Manuel Neuer was chosen as The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper, while France and Olympique Lyonnais’ Sarah Bouhaddi capped her amazing career with The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper Award.