The International Federation of Football History and Statistics announced today, Thursday, that Polish star Robert Lewandowski was crowned for the second year in a row as the best player in the world for the year 2021, surpassing Argentine star Lionel Messi.

The Italian Jorginho.

According to the list announced by the International Federation of History and Statistics on its website, Lewandowski came first with 150 points, far ahead of his closest rivals Messi (105) and Jorginho (40 points).

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Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne came in fourth place, while Egyptian star Mohamed Salah was found in fifth place, equal in points with French Kylian Mbappe, and surpassing Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, who finished seventh.

Best FIFA Men's World Player of the Year 2021 - Robert Lewandowski

IFFHS Awards 2021

Lewandowski twice!

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The International Federation of History and Statistics indicated that the generation of young players has already occupied a place in the list of the 10 best players in the world, with Mbappe, Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma in ninth place, followed by Norwegian striker Erling Halland in tenth place.