The good, the bad and the ugly voting cards from the Fifa best player awards

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was named the best player at Fifa's inaugural Best Fifa Football Awards, but not everyone voted for the Portugal captain.

The votes are made by national team coaches, captains and media, and often make for intriguing reading - let's take a look.

Wayne Rooney - England captain

Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez, Jamie Vardy

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney - (Martin Rickett/PA)
(Martin Rickett/PA)

Predictable stuff from Wazza in first and third, but we didn't see this ex-Liverpool player coming in second if we're honest.

Lionel Messi - Argentina captain

Luis Suarez, Neymar, Andres Iniesta

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi - (Andrew Milligan/PA)
(Andrew Milligan/PA)

Some outrageous Barca block voting from Lionel Messi. No sign of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Never mind, we're sure Ronaldo will have voted for Messi. To not do so would be silly...

Cristiano Ronaldo - Portugal captain

Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Sergio Ramos

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Wales' Gareth Bale - (Nick Potts/PA)
(Nick Potts/PA)


Avondale Williams - British Virgin Islands coach

Lionel Messi, blank, Paul Pogba

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba - (Martin Rickett/PA)
(Martin Rickett/PA)

One of the more unusual voting cards from British Virgin Islands coach, Arondale Williams.

Juan Antonio Pizzi - Chile coach

Alexis Sanchez, blank, blank

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez against Bournemouth - (John Walton/EMPICS Sport)
(John Walton/EMPICS Sport)

And something off menu from Chile's coach as well.

Gareth Southgate - England coach

Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann, N'Golo Kante

England manager Gareth Southgate - (Adam Davy/PA)
(Adam Davy/PA)

New permanent England boss Gareth Southgate with a nice, slightly hipster top three here. No sign of Javier Mascherano or Roy Hodgson.

Joachim Low - Germany coach

Toni Kroos, Mesut Ozil, Manuel Neuer

Germany midfielder Toni Kroos - (Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport)
(Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport)

And we finish with Germany coach, Joachim Low, who we THINK, might be going for a theme here.

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