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 Spain FC Barcelona Brazil Brazil 63 40 14 7 5 543
2 David Beckham England Manchester United England England 31 16 21 11 9 194
3 Gabriel Batistuta Italy ACF Fiorentina Argentina Argentina 8 8 15 17 7 79
4 Zinedine Zidane Italy Juventus F.C. France France 3 14 7 7 3 68
5 Christian Vieri Italy S.S. Lazio
Italy Inter Milan
Italy Italy 1 3 6 10 8 39
6 Luís Figo Spain FC Barcelona Portugal Portugal 11 4 11 12 35
7 Andriy Shevchenko Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
Italy A.C. Milan
Ukraine Ukraine 11 10 19 13 8 34
8 Raúl Spain Real Madrid C.F. Spain Spain 3 5 6 6 6 31
9 Andy Cole England Manchester United England England 1 3 1 4 24
10 Dwight Yorke England Manchester United Trinidad and Tobago 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