The Football 7 Awards is the main prize of the international football 7 and recognizes the best in the world in the season that was played with nine international competitions in 2018. The award has been offered since 2011 and has the biggest names in the sport. The vote will be held until December 31 with the participation of 30 personalities chosen in the middle of the sport and the announcement will be on January 3. The voting deadline has been extended by the International Football 7 Federation for further dissemination. There are 08 prizes with 03 nominees and the Trophy "Loco Martinez" dedicated to the most beautiful goal of the international season in 2018.
Rodrigo Rocha (Brazil)
The goalkeeper of Chapecoense (Brazil) and of the Brazilian National Team has been champion of the Copa América, the Nations Cup and the World Cup by the Brazilian Football 7 Team. He was voted the best in the world in 2017.
Oliver Saldanha (Italy)
The Italian-Brazilian goalkeeper currently plays for Atletico Paranaense (Brazil). He was voted the best in the world in 2015, has dual citizenship and enormous prestige in Italy. After a decision by the Italian League that the national team could against with the maximum number of three naturalized, he was still one of the chosen for the 2018 World Cup, where he was one of the highlights.
The goalkeeper of the Russian National Team showed an impressive technique in the Football 7 World Cup with agility, great vision of game and leadership in the field.