Jürgen Klinsmann has always been an ambassador of sorts. His playing career took him to England and Italy, and now the former striker coaches the US national team.
We caught up with Klinsmann, to find out how he is inspiring American fans.
US national team coach Bruce Arena has resigned in the wake of failing to reach the 2018 World Cup. The 66-year-old said that "questions rightly should be asked about how we can improve," after missing the cut.
Already a world champion and cult hero, Bastian Schweinsteiger is now also German football ambassador. The Chicago Fire midfielder wins the audience prize, while Miroslav Klose and coach Horst Kriete are also winners.
German football players and coaches are in demand all over the world. This award aims to highlight their sporting and social efforts which have made them outstanding role models.
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