​The delectable actress Eva Longoria Baston will be the hostess of FIFA best player awards in Zurich. 


Eva Longoria Baston 41 and German TV presenter Marco Schreyl 43, have been named as the hosts of FIFA’s Football Awards ceremony on January 9.
The pair will take to the stage in Zurich, Switzerland next week as the winner of FIFA’s Best Men’s Player is announced.

Antoine Griezmann, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the three finalists, and one will receive the award from the presenters next Monday.

The actress and producer announced to her seven million plus followers on twitter her joy as one of the host for the football prestigious award. 

Longoria is best known for her work as an actress, most famously in Desperate Housewives from 2004 to 2012. 

She will be joined by Schreyl, who has spent the best part of 10 years hosting German versions of Pop Idol and Britain’s Got Talent, as well as some sporting experience at the Olympic Games in 2004.


The awards are set to be streamed live from the TPC Studios in Zurich on FIFA’s website, as well as on YouTube.
Alongside the men’s award, the best women’s player of 2016 is also set to be announced, with the finalists being announced at the start of December.

A 23-woman shortlist was shortened to Melanie Behringer of Bayern Munich, Marta of Rosenhard and Houston Dash’s Carli Lloyd.

Leicester City’s Claudio Ranieri is for coach of the year, against Zinedine Zidane and Portugal’s Euro 2016-winning manager Fernando Santos.

Another revered honour on offer is the Puskas Award for best goal. 

The Premier League and La Liga missed out this year, as strikes from the Copa Libertadores, Malaysian Super League and South American Under-17 Women’s Football Championship battle it out.