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Toni Kroos and Dzsenifer Marozsan win German Footballer of the Year Awards

Toni Kroos wearing the new adidas Germany home jersey for the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 (Photo courtesy: adidas)

Germany midfielder and Real Madrid star Toni Kroos has been named the German Footballer of the Year 2017/18, while Dzsenifer Marozsan clinched the German Women’S Footballer of the Year 2017/18 award.

Kroos claimed 185 of the 475 votes casted by the members of the Association of German Sports Journalists (VDS) in conjunction with popular football magazine kicker. SC Freiburg striker Nils Petersen (39 votes), Schalke defender Naldo (38), Bayern Munich’s Joshua Kimmich (22) and Manchester City’s Leroy Sané (22) complete the Top 5 of the voting.

German Women’s national team captain and Olympique Lyonnais midfielder Dzsenifer Marozsan was adjudged German Women’S Footballer of the Year 2017/18 award, ahead of four players from German Women’s Bundesliga champions VfL Wolfsburg: Pernille Harder (70 votes), Alexandra Popp (58), Almuth Schult (30) and Lena Goeßling (19).

Former FC Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has been named the German Coach of the Year 2017/18. The 73-year-old gaffer claimed the award ahead of Schalke coach Domenico Tedesco and former Eintracht Frankfurt coach Niko Kovac.

Results

German Footballer of the Year 2017/18 – Top 10

#NameClubVotes
1Toni KroosReal Madrid CF
185
2Nils PetersenSC Freiburg39
3NaldoFC Schalke 0438
4Joshua KimmichFC Bayern München22
4Leroy SanéManchester City FC
22
6Sven UlreichFC Bayern München18
7Mats HummelsFC Bayern München10
7Marc-André ter StegenFC Barcelona10
9Jonas Hector1. FC Köln9
9Robert LewandowskiFC Bayern München9

German Women’s Footballer of the Year 2017/18 – Top 10

#NameClubVotes
1Dzsenifer MarozsanOlympique Lyon105
2Pernille HarderVfL Wolfsburg70
3Alexandra PoppVfL Wolfsburg58
4Almuth SchultVfL Wolfsburg30
5Lena GoeßlingVfL Wolfsburg19
6Sara DäbritzFC Bayern München12
7Lina MagullSC Freiburg10
8Lea SchüllerSGS Essen9
9Melanie LeupolzFC Bayern München8
10Linda DallmannSGS Essen7

German Coach of the Year 2017/18 – Top 10

#NameClubVotes
1Jupp HeynckesFC Bayern München91
2Domenico TedescoFC Schalke 0489
3Niko KovacEintracht Frankfurt77
4Jürgen KloppFC Liverpool64
5Julian NagelsmannTSG Hoffenheim47
6Christian StreichSC Freiburg32
7Tayfun KorkutVfB Stuttgart17
8Florian KohfeldtSV Werder Bremen12
9Friedhelm FunkelFortuna Düsseldorf6
10Markus AnfangHolstein Kiel5

(Photo courtesy: adidas)