Globe Soccer Awards Dubai 2020 Special Edition
In light of the global impact of Covid-19, this year’s Dubai Globe Soccer Awards was a special edition, highlighting 2020’s top talent honouring legendary players, clubs and agents from the past 20 years. For the first time, four of the awards considered the performance by the nominees between 2001 and 2020 in a unique series that celebrated the Best of the Century.
The Dubai Globe Soccer Awards special edition event which was held in partnership with Dubai Sports Council took place on Sunday 27th of December 2020 in the exclusive Armani hotel, one of the most luxurious properties of Emaar group, located in the Iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower, set against the thrilling and fascinating backdrop of Dubai. The event was broadcast live via satellite and live streaming all over the world.
This year marked a special edition for the Globe Soccer Awards, during which not only the talents of the 2020 season were acknowledged, but also those of the last 20 years. The nominees were selected by a jury of international footballing coaches, directors and chairmen and, for the first time in the history of the Awards, this year fans from all over the world were invited to vote for their favorites, and more than 21 million votes were cast.
The main categories presented at the Globe Soccer Awards:
- Player of the Year
- Club of the Year
- Coach of the Year
- Player of the Century 2001-2020
- Club of the Century 2001-2020
- Coach of the Century 2001-2020
- Agent of the Century 2001-2020
- Player Career Award
- Top Title Winners in the Middle East