Hollywood actor, Idris Elba, will host The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony in London on Monday.
This was confirmed by the world football’s governing body on Friday.
Elba, who played Nelson Mandela in the 2013 film “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” and won a Golden Globe in 2012 for his titular role in the TV detective show “Luther,” will host the ceremony at the London Palladium.
The 44-year-old Arsenal fan, who was born in London, will be joined by ESPN presenter Layla Anna-Lee.
Current holder, Cristiano Ronaldo, is the favourite to retain the title of The Best FIFA Men’s Player, ahead of fellow finalists Lionel Messi and Neymar.
Ronaldo’s manager at Real Madrid, Zinedina Zidane, is competing with Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri and Chelsea manager Antonio Conte for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach award.