Chelsea Boss Thomas Tuchel Beats Guardiola, Others to Win FIFA Best Men's Coach 2021 Award
- FIFA have named Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel as the best gaffer for the year 2021 in a ceremony on Monday night, January 17
- The former Paris Saint-Germain handler helped the Blues to win the Champions League title last season
- Thomas Tuchel and his wards at Chelsea have also been superb this season in the Premier League
Thomas Tuchel who is the gaffer of Premier League giants Chelsea has been named by FIFA as the best male coach for the year 2021 following his incredible achievement at Stamford Bridge.
Due to lackluster performance in all competitions last season, Chelsea chiefs decided to part ways with their former star Frank Lampard and appointed Thomas Tuchel as replacement.
And the experience gaffer helped the Blues to win the Champions League title last season beating fellow Premier League campaigners Manchester City in the final.
In addition, the German also made sure that the Blues finished among the top four on the final League standings last term in which Stamford Bridge fans were happy with.
Who were Tuchel's competitors for the FIFA Award?
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola who won the Premier League title last season and Italy coach Roberto Mancini who won the EURO 2020 were both beaten by Tuchel according to the report on Marca and SB Nation.
Thomas Tuchel's statement
"I am so impressed that it even makes me uncomfortable to have won the award. I have a very competitive team.''
What is Chelsea's current position on the EPL table?
After 22 games played so far this season in the Premier League, Chelsea are occupying third position on the table with 43 points and they are also in the final of the EFL Cup.
Robert Lewandowski beats Messi, Salah to win Best FIFA Men's player award
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski beat the likes of Lionel Messi and Mohammed Salah to scoop the Best FIFA Men’s Player Award.
The 33-year old scooped the award for the second consecutive year after an incredible 2021 that saw him net an impressive 69 goals for club and country.
In the ceremony held in Zurich, Switzerland on Monday, January 17, the Poland international was feted after scoring 52 points, which was far better than Cristiano Ronaldo’s 38 and Lionel Messi’s 35 points.
Man United forward Cristiano was also recognized, but on a different capacity as he was lauded for being the men’s all time international goal scorer.