Erling Haaland and Sam Kerr have been awarded the prestigious Football Writers’ Association (FWA) awards for their exceptional performances in the football world. Haaland won the FWA men’s player of the year award, while Kerr was named the FWA women’s player of the year.
Haaland, the Borussia Dortmund forward, was recognized for his outstanding performance in the Bundesliga and the UEFA Champions League, scoring a remarkable 41 goals in all competitions. The 20-year-old Norway international has been one of the most prolific strikers in European football, drawing interest from several top football clubs.
Meanwhile, Sam Kerr, the Chelsea Women forward, was awarded the FWA women’s player of the year title for the second consecutive time. The Australian international had an impressive season, scoring 21 goals and making nine assists in the Women’s Super League, leading her club to clinch the title.
The FWA awards are voted for by the organization’s members, which include football writers and journalists across the United Kingdom. The awards recognize excellence in football and honor the achievements of players, managers, and coaches who have made significant contributions to the game.