Real’s Benzema wins UEFA Player of the Year award, Ancelotti wins manager’s award

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was named UEFA Player of the Year and Carlo Ancelotti took the coaching honor after leading the club to a record-breaking 14th Champions League title last season. made it

Benzema is in great form, scoring 15 goals in the competition and lifting the trophy for the fifth time in his career after Spain defeated Liverpool in the final.

Ancelotti became the first coach to win Europe’s most prestigious club trophy four times. He won the title for the first time with his AC his Milan in 2003 and his 2007, and won the title with Real in 2014.

England coach Salina Wiegmann has won the title of the year for the Dutch woman who helped her win her first major trophy at the European Championships in her home country by defeating eight-time champions Germany in the final. Selected as a women’s coach.

Wiegmann won the award after defeating Olympique Lyonnais’ Sonia Bompastor and Germany’s Martina Voss-Tecklenburg.

“I am really happy to receive this wonderful award. I am very honored and humbled,” she said.

“This award is for the English team, the FA, staff and above all everyone involved with the players. Thank you very much.”

Barcelona’s Alexia Puteras defeated England’s Beth Meade and Germany’s Lena Oberdorf to win the Women’s Player of the Year award.

Last year’s winner of the Ballon d’Or, Puteras scored 34 goals for Barcelona last season as the club won every trophy in the country and reached the Champions League final.

The 28-year-old did not play for the Euros after tearing ligaments in her knee during training.

(Reuters) Real’s Benzema wins UEFA Player of the Year award, Ancelotti wins manager’s award

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