Save the date -  Monday 9th January will see FIFA crown the world's best players, coaches and the best goal of 2016. A pinnacle event in the football calendar, the event will welcome global superstars adored around the world.

We will be covering the event across our video and editorial products, further detail on this coverage can be found below.


We will be sending a crew to Zurich, with coverage starting the day before the ceremony. This will include arrivals and press conferences with all nominees. We will also have red carpet access both pre and post the ceremony, where we will be able to shoot additional colour and reaction for both our Uncut and Ready services.

In advance of the ceremony, we will also be creating pre-award video using archive interviews and Data Editorial content.

For more information on our video coverage, contact us using the form below or email us at


Our editorial desk will be producing the following content:

  • Pieces throughout the day when quotes start to emerge
  • Awards coverage:    
    • A combined piece on the men’s player and women’s player
    • A combined piece on the men’s coach and the women’s coach
    • A piece on the Puskas Award for best goal
  • Quotes from the winners

We are also able to provide a full day's blog covering the event, which will include the very best rich content from across the football world as the event unfolds and the winners are announced.

For further information on anything detailed below, contact us using the contact form below or email us at

The four main award categories and nominees are as follows:

The Best FIFA Men's Player 2016

  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Real Madrid)
  • Lionel Messi (Argentina/FC Barcelona)
  • Antoine Griezmann (France/Atletico Madrid)

The Best FIFA Women's Player 2016

  • Melanie Behringer (Germany/FC Bayern Munich)
  • Carli Lloyd (USA/Houston Dash)
  • Marta (Brazil/FC Rosengard)

The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2016

  • Claudio Ranieri (Italy/Leicester City)
  • Fernando Santos (Portugal/Portuguese national team)
  • Zinedine Zidane (France/Real Madrid)

The Best FIFA Women's Player 2016

  • Jill Ellis (USA/US national team)
  • Silvia Neid (Germany/German national team)
  • Pia Sundhage (Sweden/Swedish national team)

FIFA Puskas Award 2016

  • Marlone (Brazil/Corinthians)
  • Daniuska Rodriguez (Venezuela/Venezuelan under-17 women's national team)
  • Mohd Faiz Subri (Malaysia/Penang)