Speaking of Haaland, the electrifying Manchester City striker secured the Golden Player Man award for his staggering tally of 52 goals in 53 appearances during his debut season with the Premier League champions.

Meanwhile, in the realm of women's football, Colombia and Real Madrid's rising star, Linda Caicedo, aged 18, seized the Golden Girl award. 

On the women's side, Barcelona's Aitana Bonmati claimed the Golden Player Woman award, further cementing her stellar year following her Ballon d'Or win and remarkable achievements with both club and country.

The ceremony also honoured Arsenal's Edu Gaspar as the Best European Manager and recognized Brighton's Tony Bloom as the Best European President, marking an evening of celebration for both budding talents and seasoned professionals in the football world.