Headline: Aitana Bonmatí Among Top Contenders for FIFA’s “The Best” Women’s Player Award
Jenni Hermoso and Linda Caicedo are also in the running for FIFA’s Women’s Player of the Year award.
Aitana Bonmatí is one of the top three finalists for FIFA’s “The Best” award. She will be competing against Jennifer Hermoso and Linda Caicedo for the honor.
The winner will be revealed at a ceremony in London on January 15, 2024. These three players made it through from a starting list of 16, which included FC Barcelona’s Salma Paralluelo, Keira Walsh, and Mapi León. A global panel, consisting of national team coaches, team captains, soccer journalists, and fans voting on the official FIFA website, selected the finalists.
#TheBest FIFA Women's Player Finalists! 🏆🤩— FIFA Women's World Cup (@FIFAWWC) December 14, 2023
🇪🇸 Aitana Bonmati
🇨🇴 Linda Caicedo
🇪🇸 Jennifer Hermoso
Learn more about the final three. 👀🧵
Following on from Alexia- Aitana
Aitana wants to win the award for Barça, following Alexia Putellas, who won it in 2021 and 2022.
She’s the top choice to win because she already got the Ballon d’Or, Golden Woman, UEFA Player of the Year, and was named MVP in both the UWCL and the World Cup.
Best goalkeeper and coach
Barça has two more possible award winners. Cata Coll is in the running for the best women’s goalkeeper alongside Mackenzie Arnold and Mary Earps. Meanwhile, Jonatan Giráldez will be competing with Emma Hayes and Sarina Wiegman for the coaching prize.