1996 FIFA World Player of the Year

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The 1996 FIFA World Player of the Year award was won by Ronaldo, the youngest player to ever win the award aged just 20.

Results[edit]

PO NAME CLUB COUNTRY TOTAL
1 Ronaldo Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
Spain FC Barcelona
Brazil Brazil 329
2 George Weah Italy A.C. Milan Liberia Liberia 140
3 Alan Shearer England Blackburn Rovers
England Newcastle United
England England 123
4 Matthias Sammer Germany Borussia Dortmund Germany Germany 109
5 Jürgen Klinsmann Germany Bayern München Germany Germany 54
6 Nwankwo Kanu Netherlands AFC Ajax
Italy Inter Milan
Nigeria Nigeria 32
7 Paolo Maldini Italy A.C. Milan Italy Italy 25
8 Davor Šuker Spain Sevilla FC
Spain Real Madrid C.F.
Croatia Croatia 24
9 Gabriel Batistuta Italy ACF Fiorentina Argentina Argentina 19
10 Romário Brazil Flamengo
Spain Valencia CF
Brazil Brazil 13

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