Neymar Jr. is celebrated as one of the three best players in the world at FIFA The Best 2017
This Monday (23), in London, a great ceremony elected the best athletes in the world. Neymar Jr., for the second time in his career, had the honor of being among the three finalists for the Best Player of the World award.
The ceremony was held throughout the day, with athletes arriving at the "green carpet" in the afternoon. In a red suit, Neymar Jr. gave interviews and signed autographs to fans. "I'm very happy to be among the top three in the world, being among the best. I think it's something we have where I do not have to be thinking all the time about it. It's something that comes naturally." Commented the number 10 about participating again in the awards.
Idris Elba presented the show, counting with the participation of big personalities like Patrick Stewart, Ronaldo, Samuel Eto'o and many others. Among the winners, Lieke Martens led the Best Women's Player, Gianluigi Buffon led the Best Goalkeeper, Zinedine Zidane took the Best Men's Coach, Olivier Giroud was awarded the Puskás and many others also won prizes.
The FIFA FIFPro World 11 featured Neymar Jr. and two other Brazilians: Buffon, Daniel Alves, Sergio Ramos, Bonucci, Marcelo, Kroos, Modric, Iniesta, Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr.
The grand prize was left the end. Cristiano Ronaldo was named Best Player of the World for the fifth time in his career. Former teammates Messi and Neymar Jr. have been celebrated as two of the top three players in the world, who will continue fighting on the pitch to compete again in the next edition, stronger than ever.