Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp and Bayern Munich forward Lewandowski were honored with the FIFA prestigious award for FIFA best Coach and best player of the year at the Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2020 ceremony, held at a virtual event at the Home of FIFA in Zurich,
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has now won the prize for a second successive season thanks to a successive spell with Liverpool that saw them followed up their 2018-2019 Champions League triumph by winning the 2019-2020 premier league title for the first time in 30 years.
Jurgen klopp expressed his gratitude on being crowned FIFA Men’s Coach of the Year and gave gave credit to his coaching team, saying: “I have to thank these boys. What we did in the last few years was really special.”
On the Premier League title, the German added: “I had no idea how it would feel and it felt absolutely overwhelming.”
Bayern Munich forward and Poland International Robert Lewandowski who struck 15 times in 10 games as Bayern won the Champions League last season, saw off competition from fellow finalists Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to claim the award.
“To win such an award and share this title with Messi and Ronaldo, is unbelievable and means so much to me,” Lewandowski said.
“I am very proud and happy. This is a great day for me, and also for my club and colleagues.
“This award also belongs to my colleagues, the coach and Bayern in general. It is an incredible feeling, a lot of emotions.”
Liverpool keeper Alisson who lost out to Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer in the award for the goalkeeper of the year, but was chosen ahead of the German in the team of the year, Alexander-Arnold,Van Dijk, Sergio Ramos, A. Davis, De Bruyne, Thiago,Kimmich, Messi, Lewandowski and