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  • Football talk with FIFA Legends Christie Pearce Rampone, Nuno Gomes and Julio Cesar to discuss The Best FIFA Football Awards 2020 short list


    FIFA has announced today the short lists for The Best 2020
    FIFA Legends will comment the candidates in a virtual discussion
    Time and date: 16.00 CET, Thursday 26 November 2020

    FIFA would like to invite you to an activity about The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2020 on Thursday 26 November. Involving FIFA Legends from across both the men’s and women’s game, the online event provide media with an opportunity to ask three of the world’s top football stars and icons their opinion about the decision taken. Full details of the session can be found below:

    • Time: 16.00 CET
    • Date: Thursday 26 November 2020


    Christie Pearce Rampone (USA) – Former defender with Central Jersey Splash, New Jersey Lady Stallions, New York Power and Sky Blue FC – Former captain of the United States women's national soccer team - FIFA Women’s World Cup Winner, Olympic Gold medalist, CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup winner – 311 caps with the United States women's national soccer team

    Nuno Gomes (POR) – former striker with Boavista FC, SL Benfica, ACF Fiorentina, SC Braga and Blackburn Rovers FC – Portuguese Primeira Liga champion and Portuguese Cup winner - 79 caps with Portugal

    Julio Cesar (BRA) – Former goalkeeper with CR Flamengo, FC Internazionale Milano, Queen’s Park Rangers FC and SL Benfica – FIFA Club World Cup winner – FIFA Confederations Cup winner – Copa America winner - UEFA Champions League winner – Serie A winner – Portuguese champion – 87 caps with Brazil.

    Media interested in attending the virtual discussion can register HERE. Please be informed that the talk will be held in English.

    Opportunities for media questions will be available during the discussion. Media are also encouraged to submit questions in advance via

    Nominees for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2020

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