The 10th edition of the Globe Soccer Awards, presented by Dubai Holding was held on beginning of January in the stunning Madinat Jumeirah Resort, when the world’s finest assembled to acknowledge the exceptional performances of 2018 and celebrated the Award winners.
The prestigious and highly anticipated Dubai Globe Soccer Awards took place on the final day of the Dubai International Sports Conference. The Awards were presented in 12 categories, recognizing and celebrating performances and accomplishments both on and off the field. The nominees, selected by a jury of international footballing coaches, directors and chairmen, encompassed the cream of world soccer vying for the honor of being named the best in the world in their area of expertise. This year they included many famous stars, among them Cristiano Ronaldo and Didier Deschamps.
Since the establishment of the Awards in 2010, it has joined two other distinguished highlights on the international football calendar, FIFA’s The Best and France Football’s Ballon d’Or, to form a trio of outstanding stages.
The Globe Soccer Awards
The annual Globe Soccer Awards were established in 2010 with the aim of recognising not just the best players and coaches, but also the people who work behind the scenes who had not previously been acknowledged.
The great success of the event over the years has seen further categories added to the Awards list, and the event now honours all the best in football.
The main categories presented at the Globe Soccer Awards:
- Best Player of the Year
- Best Club of the Year
- Best Coach of the Year
- Best Agent of the Year
- Best Arab Referee of the Year
- Player Career Award
- Coach Career Award
- Special Career Award
- Arab Career Award
- Kooora Sport Idol
- Globe Soccer 433 Fans’ Award
- Best Sporting Director of the Year
- Best Goalkeeper of the Year