Honoring German coaches and players for their extraordinary commitment while working abroad.
Social and sports oriented development work are hereby the centerpieces of the evaluation. The nominees and the award winners recieve a prize money to support social projects worldwide.
Category "Coach" (Main Award)
Three active or former coaches are nominated for the main award "German Football Ambassador". A specialized jury chooses the award winner.
Category "Player" (Audience Award)
General public votes for one of the 11 nominated German players. The nominees must be active for a non-german club.
Honorary Award (optional)
An honorary Award can be awarded to an active / former player or coach for his / her extraordinary commitment to football or impact on society abroad.
The award ceremony takes place annually at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.