Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk says he was proud to even be nominated as he lost out to Barcelona forward Lionel Messi at the Best Fifa Football Awards.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has announced that Iranian women will be able to watch men’s football from October 10th, 2019.
Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa and his side received FIFA’s Fair Play award for their sportsmanship shown in a match against Aston Villa last season.
Bielsa ordered his team to allow Villa to equalise after Leeds scored a contentious opener in a 1-1 Championship draw at Elland Road.
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Leeds midfielder Mateusz Klich scored while a Villa player was down injured on the pitch which led to a second-half melee.