1999 FIFA World Player of the Year

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The 1999 FIFA World Player of the Year award was won by Rivaldo with 536 points. David Beckham took second place, the highest ever position for an English footballer. Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta came third.[1]

Results[edit]

RANK NAME TEAM COUNTRY 1P 2P 3P 4P 5P TOTAL
1 Rivaldo Barcelona Brazil 63 40 14 7 5 543
2 David Beckham Manchester United England 31 16 21 11 9 194
3 Gabriel Batistuta Fiorentina Argentina 8 8 15 17 7 79
4 Zinedine Zidane Juventus France 3 14 7 7 3 68
5 Christian Vieri Internazionale Italy 1 3 6 10 8 39
6 Luís Figo Barcelona Portugal 11 4 11 12 35
7 Andriy Shevchenko Milan Ukraine 11 10 19 13 8 34
8 Raúl Real Madrid Spain 3 5 6 6 6 31
9 Andy Cole Manchester United England 1 3 1 4 24
10 Dwight Yorke Manchester United Trinidad and Tobago 1 3 1 4 19

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Rivaldo on top of the world" FIFA.com. Retrieved 17 November 2013