|Mustafa Galal Mohammed Elezali of Egypt - Man of the World 2017|
Mustafa Galal Mohammed Elezali, a Manila-based model from Egypt edged out 27 other contestants for the inaugural Man of the World 2017 pageant which was held at One Esplanade, Pasay City, Philippines last Friday night, July 28th. Darkhorse Nguyen Huulong of Vietnam was named first runner-up while Palestine's Abou Wassim Sahyoun settled as second runner-up. Completing the winning circle of five were Moldova's Victor Suiu and Guam's Jake limtiaco. Netizen's favorite Tatsuya Furuyama of Japan surprisingly didn't make it even in the semi-final cut. Tatsuya's exclusion remains a mystery as of the moment.
|Nguyen Huulong of Vietnam is First Runner-Up and About Wassim of Palestine is Second Runner-Up.|
|Top 5 Finalists: Victor Suiu of Moldova and Jake Limtiaco of Guam|
The remaining five finalists who made it in the Top Ten were James Carne of Australia, Marc Torres of Spain, Enrique Antonio Santana Perez of Puerto Rico, Christian Hernandez Ruiz of Colombia and Christopher Dulagan of the Philippines.
The Man of the World 2017 titleholder will be promoting the organization's mission and vision for his whole reign. He will be an active advocate for education awareness, career development and tourism.
|Top Ten Finalists from left to right photo: Marc Tarres of Spain, James Carne of Australia, Christopher Dulagan of the Philippines, Christian Hernandez Ruiz of Colombia and Enrique Antonio Santana Perez of Puerto Rico|