CHICAGO (Dec. 18, 2017) – U.S. Soccer has announced the 2017 Best of U.S. Soccer Awards will be determined via fan vote on social media from Dec. 18 through Dec. 29 via the U.S. Soccer Federation Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts, all of which can be found at @ussoccer.
The awards, which have been presented since 2002, have been designed to recognize the many outstanding performances by U.S. Soccer players and teams throughout the year.
Each morning starting today through Friday, Dec. 29, we will unveil the nominees for a specific category and encourage fans to vote through 5 p.m. ET. Once each day’s voting process is complete, U.S. Soccer will announce the winner across its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts at 6 p.m. ET.
The categories are as follows:
Monday, Dec. 18 – Best Photo
Tuesday, Dec. 19 – Best GIF
Wednesday, Dec. 20 – Best Skills
Thursday, Dec. 21 – Best Save
Friday, Dec. 22 – Best Celebration
Monday, Dec. 25 – Best Development Academy, Paralympic National Team and Beach National Team Goal
Tuesday, Dec. 26 – Best Youth National Team Goal
Wednesday, Dec. 27 – Best Men’s National Team Goal
Thursday, Dec. 28 – Best Women’s National Team Goal
Friday, Dec 29 – Overall Best U.S. Soccer Goal
Nominees for this year’s awards span the U.S. Men’s, Women’s, Beach, Paralympic, Youth National Teams and the Development Academy.