He was joined by Real shot-stopper Keylor Navas and Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer. Real manager Zinedine Zidane, Chelsea's Antonio Conte and Juve boss Massimiliano Allegri were on the shortlist for the Best Fifa Men's Coach award.
OFFICIAL: The finalists for #TheBest FIFA Goalkeeper 2017 award.Gianluigi Buffon ?? Keylor Navas ?? Manuel Neuer ?? pic.twitter.com/oxLdLpvz2H — Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) September 22, 2017
The women's player of the year award will be contested between Venezuelan striker Deyna Castellanos, American midfielder Carli Lloyd, and Leike Martens, who helped Netherlands to the Euro 2017 title. The awards ceremony will take place in London on Oct. 23.
OFFICIAL: The finalists for #TheBest FIFA Men's Manager 2017 award.Massimiliano Allegri ?? Antonio Conte ?? Zinedine Zidane ?? pic.twitter.com/llrL3d8RqS — Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) September 22, 2017