Best FIFA Football Awards 2023 Live

Football fans worldwide are getting excited for the Best FIFA Football Awards once again, as debates are going on over Lionel Messi vs. Kylian Mbappe following the completion of the recent FIFA World Cup 2022. Here we have the FIFA Best Football Awards 2023 live streaming details, start time, nominees, and more for you.

About the FIFA Best Football Awards

The Best FIFA Football Awards is an annual award-giving ceremony held by the international football governing body, FIFA. Although the event is regular, FIFA The Best 2023 will be exceptional for all professional footballers and fans. This is the latest football award-giving ceremony following the recent FIFA World Cup held last year.

This year’s FIFA Football Awards Ceremony will be held in Paris on Monday night. There will be 8 total award categories featured in the event. These are

  • The Best FIFA Men’s Player
  • The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper
  • The Best FIFA Men’s Coach
  • The Best FIFA Women’s Player
  • The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper
  • The Best FIFA Women’s Coach
  • FIFA Puskas Award
  • FIFA Fan Award

Additionally, FIFA alongside FIFAPRO will unveil the latest edition of Men’s World 11 and Women’s World 11 for the latest calendar season.

A shortlist of all the categories has already been published. According to the official info, Karim Benzama, Kylian Mbappe, and Lionel Messi will compete for the Best FIFA Men’s Player award. At the same time, there will be a clash between Pep Guardiola, Carlo Ancelotti, and Lionel Scaloni for the Men’s Coach award. Fans are eager to see the final result of the oncoming event.

The FIFA Best Football Awards Ceremony 2023 Date and Start Time

  • Date: Monday, February 27, 2023
  • Time: 03:00 p.m. ET
  • Venue: Theatre du Chatelet
  • Location: Paris, France

The awards-giving ceremony will take place on Monday, February 27, 2023. The ceremony will begin at around 03:00 p.m. ET / 09:00 p.m. CET / 12:00 p.m. PT.

Here’s how that time translates to select regions around the world:

Country Date Kickoff time
Australia Tue, Feb. 28 07:00 AEDT
Canada Mon, Feb. 27 15:00 ET
Hong Kong Tue, Feb. 28 04:00 HKT
India Tue, Feb. 28 01:30 IST
Malaysia Tue, Feb. 28 04:00 MYT
New Zealand Tue, Feb. 28 09:00 NZDT
Singapore Tue, Feb. 28 04:00 SGT
UK Mon, Feb. 27 20:00 GMT
USA Mon, Feb. 27 15:00 ET

While the last edition of the FIFA football awards was a remote event due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is returning in physical form again this year. The ceremony will take place at the grand theatre and opera house of Theatre du Chatelet. The widely popular theatre is one of the most recognizable elements of Paris. It currently features a seating capacity of 2,500 people. The venue is located near Edouard Colonne of Paris, France.

Where to Watch The Best FIFA Football Awards 2023?

The Best FIFA Football Awards live streaming is available on FIFA+ anywhere in the world. The free live streaming will start from 9:00 pm CET / 8:00 pm GMT / 3:00 pm ET / 12:00 pm PT on February 27. Here is the link from FIFA+

Other streaming platforms will carry the event in select regions of the world:

USA: fuboTV, Universo NOW, Fox Sports site/app, Telemundo Deportes en Vivo

South America: Star+, DirecTV Sports app

Central America & Mexico: ViX, Star+

Europe: TDP, TV2 Play, Ziggo Sport (Netherlands), fuboTV (Spain), (Spain), (Russia), (Russia)

FIFA Football Awards International TV Coverage

Andorra TDP
Argentina ESPN Argentina, DIRECTV Sports App, DIRECTV Sports Argentina, TyC Sports Argentina, FOX Sports 3 Argentina, TyC Sports Play, Star+
Belize ESPN Norte
Bolivia ESPN, Star+
Brazil SporTV, ESPN, Star+, NOW NET e Claro, Canais Globo
Chile DIRECTV Sports Chile, ESPN Chile, DIRECTV Sports App, Star+
Colombia DIRECTV Sports App, ESPN, Star+, DIRECTV Sports Colombia
Costa Rica Star+, ESPN Norte, ViX
Denmark TV2 Sport Denmark, TV2 Play Denmark
Dominican Republic ViX, Star+, ESPN Norte
Ecuador Star+, DIRECTV Sports App, DIRECTV Sports Ecuador, ESPN
El Salvador ESPN Norte, ViX, Star+
Faroe Islands TV2 Sport Denmark, TV2 Play Denmark
Greenland TV2 Sport Denmark
Guatemala Star+, ESPN Norte, ViX
Honduras ESPN Norte, ViX, Star+
International FIFA+
Mexico ViX, Star+, ESPN Mexico
Netherlands Ziggo Sport 14, Ziggo Sport Racing, Ziggo Sport Select
Nicaragua ESPN Norte, Star+, ViX
Norway TV 2 Sport 2, TV 2 Play
Panama ViX, Star+, ESPN Norte
Paraguay Star+, ESPN
Peru Star+, DIRECTV Sports Peru, ESPN, DIRECTV Sports App
Russia, Match TV, Match! Football 3,
Spain fuboTV España,, TDP
Switzerland TDP
United States UNIVERSO NOW, UNIVERSO, Fox Sports 2, FOX Sports App,, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo
Uruguay DIRECTV Sports Uruguay, ESPN, Star+, DIRECTV Sports App
Venezuela DIRECTV Sports Venezuela, Star+, DIRECTV Sports App, ESPN

FIFA The Best Football Awards 2023 Nominees

The officially announced shortlist of The Best FIFA Football Awards nominees is listed below.

The Best FIFA Men’s Player

  • Karim Benzema (Real Madrid/France)
  • Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain/France)
  • Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain/Argentina)

The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper

  • Yassine Bounou (Sevilla/Morocco)
  • Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid/Belgium)
  • Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa/Argentina)

The Best FIFA Men’s Coach

  • Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid)
  • Pep Guardiola (Manchester City)
  • Lionel Scaloni (Argentina)

The Best FIFA Women’s Player

  • Beth Mead (Arsenal/England)
  • Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride/San Diego Wave/US)
  • Alexia Putellas (Barcelona/Spain)

The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper

  • Ann-Katrin Berger (Chelsea/Germany)
  • Mary Earps (Manchester United/England)
  • Christiane Endler (Lyon/Chile)

The Best FIFA Women’s Coach

  • Sonia Bompastor (Lyon)
  • Pia Sundhage (Brazil)
  • Sarina Wiegman (England)

FIFA Puskas Award

  • Marcin Oleksy
  • Dimitri Payet
  • Richarlison
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