1998 FIFA World Player of the Year

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The 1998 FIFA World Player of the Year award was won by Zinedine Zidane, after scoring twice in France's 3–0 win over Brazil in the 1998 FIFA World Cup Final.

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RANK NAME CLUB COUNTRY 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P TOTAL
1 Zinedine Zidane Italy Juventus F.C. France France 36 19 21 7 2 335
2 Ronaldo Italy Inter Milan Brazil Brazil 14 10 10 14 7 175
3 Lilian Thuram Italy Parma F.C. France France 11 11 8 5 3 136
4 Emmanuel Petit England Arsenal F.C. France France 15 5 4 7 1 122
5 Davor Šuker Spain Real Madrid C.F. Croatia Croatia 5 12 5 8 4 108
6 Michael Owen England Liverpool F.C. England England 5 5 4 9 9 84
7 Gabriel Batistuta Italy ACF Fiorentina Argentina Argentina 9 8 7 9 83
8 Dennis Bergkamp England Arsenal F.C. Netherlands Netherlands 3 5 9 7 4 80
9 Edgar Davids Italy Juventus F.C. Netherlands Netherlands 4 4 7 8 6 79
10 Rivaldo Spain FC Barcelona Brazil Brazil 3 5 7 6 8 76
11 Carlos Gamarra Portugal S.L. Benfica
Brazil Corinthians
Paraguay Paraguay 3 5 3 3 1 51
12 José Luis Chilavert Argentina Vélez Sarsfield Paraguay Paraguay 4 3 1 1 6 43
13 Roberto Carlos Spain Real Madrid C.F. Brazil Brazil 2 3 3 2 25
14 Marcelo Salas Argentina River Plate
Italy S.S. Lazio
Chile Chile 5 1 1 23
15 Juan Sebastian Verón Italy U.C. Sampdoria
Italy Parma F.C.
Argentina Argentina 1 1 1 3 3 21
16 Roberto Baggio Italy Bologna
Italy Inter Milan
Italy Italy 3 2 18
17 Predrag Mijatović Spain Real Madrid C.F. Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 1 3 3 17
18 Oliver Bierhoff Italy Udinese
Italy A.C. Milan
Germany Germany 1 1 1 1 1 15
18 Jay-Jay Okocha Turkey Fenerbahçe S.K.
France Paris Saint-Germain
Nigeria Nigeria 2 1 1 15
20 Marc Overmars England Arsenal F.C. Netherlands Netherlands 1 2 2 12
20 Clarence Seedorf Spain Real Madrid C.F. Netherlands Netherlands 1 1 2 12
20 Christian Vieri Spain Atlético Madrid
Italy S.S. Lazio
Italy Italy 3 6 12

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