GoldenNewsNg reports that UEFA Awards 2021 was held on Thursday, August 2021 where prizes were given out to the best performers of the past year.
This online news platform understands that UEFA Awards 2021 saw Chelsea’s Jorginho taking the prize for the men’s player of the year, for his performances in winning the Champions League with Chelsea and Euro 2020 with Italy.
Like Jorgunho, GoldenNewsNg reports that Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel and teammates Edouard Mendy and N’Golo Kante also won awards, while Erling Haaland collected a prize as the best forward.
The full list of UEFA awards 2021 winners
Men’s Player of the Year: Jorginho (Chelsea and Italy)
Men’s Coach of the Year: Thomas Tuchel (Chelsea)
Men’s Goalkeeper of the Champions League season:
Edouard Mendy (Chelsea and Senegal)
Men’s Defender of the Champions League season: Ruben Dias (Manchester City and Portugal)
Men’s Midfielder of the UEFA Champions League season: N’Golo Kante (Chelsea and France)
Men’s Forward of the UEFA Champions League season: Erling Haaland (Dortmund and Norway)
Women’s Player of the Year: Alexia Putellas (Barcelona and Spain)
Women’s Coach of the Year: Lluis Cortes (Barcelona)
Goalkeeper of the Champions League season: Sandra Panos (Barcelona and Spain)
Women’s Defender of the Champions League season: Irene Paredes (Barcelona and Spain).