Written byRajdeep Saha
It is unclear if or when the ceremony will be rearranged, with a FIFA spokesperson saying that the consequences and different alternatives are being considered, as per AFP.
.Here's more on the same.
Major football leagues around the world had been suspended in wake of the COVID-19 crisis back in March.
This impacted the 2019-20 season.
The coronavirus has claimed 308,676 lives so far.
In Italy, where the event was to be held, 31,610 deaths have been reported.
The 32-year-old Argentine helped his club win La Liga and reach the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League in 2018-19 season.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was named men's coach of the year.
Celebrated women's footballer Megan Rapinoe beat fellow World Cup winner Alex Morgan and England's Lucy Bronze to the women's prize.
Her USA national team coach Jill Ellis lifted the women's coaching award.
The 34-year-old was joint-top goal-scorer with six goals at the women's World Cup and won the Golden Boot and Golden Ball for the best player in the coveted event.
Meanwhile, a report in Spanish outlet Marca, stated FIFA have decided to cancel their The Best awards this year.
The report states that president Gianni Infantino has been clear from the very start of this pandemic that matters will be dealt with using common sense and maximum precaution.
Meanwhile, the fate of several other prestigious awards will be known as time progresses.
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