Fifth award ceremony in the history of beach soccer completed in Dubai. The main nomination of the evening was "Best Player of the Year". According to the results of the voting process the Spaniard Llorenz Gomez became the winner.
Two other nominees were Brazilians Bruno Xavier and Datiñha.
In 2017, the Brazilian Mauritsinho became the winner in this category. Earlier, two years in a row, the Portuguese player Madzher held the title of the best player in the world.