DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The shortlist of top international football players and professionals has been announced by the Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Globe Soccer Awards. Football fans across the world can now vote for their favourites in the first round of public voting to decide the winners of the 13th edition of the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards.

The gala ceremony will take place on Thursday, 17 November at Madinat Jumeirah, three days before the start of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. This year’s list of award categories includes the TikTok Fans’ Player of the Year award, with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah in the running. For Best Men’s Player of the Year and Best Women’s Player of the Year, nominees include Karim Benzema, Thibaut Courtois, Erling Haaland, Beth Mead, …

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