2007 FIFA World Player of the Year

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Brazilian midfielder Kaká won the 2007 FIFA World Player of the Year award, while another Brazilian, Marta, took home the women's award. The winners were announced at the FIFA World Player Gala held at the Zurich Opera House on December 17, 2007.[1]

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Player Points Team
1 Brazil Kaka 1047 Italy A.C. Milan
2 Argentina Lionel Messi 504 Spain Barcelona
3 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo 426 England Manchester United
4 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba 209 England Chelsea
5 Brazil Ronaldinho 109 Spain Barcelona
6 England Steven Gerrard 68 England Liverpool
7 Italy Andrea Pirlo 57 Italy Milan
8 France Thierry Henry 54 England Arsenal
Spain Barcelona
9 Italy Fabio Cannavaro 47 Spain Real Madrid
10 Italy Gianluigi Buffon 31 Italy Juventus
11 France Franck Ribéry 30 France Marseille
Germany Bayern Munich
12 Cameroon Samuel Eto'o 29 Spain Barcelona
13 England Wayne Rooney 22 England Manchester United
14 Germany Miroslav Klose 21 Germany Werder Bremen
Germany Bayern Munich
15 Ghana Michael Essien 20 England Chelsea
16 Argentina Juan Román Riquelme 19 Argentina Boca Juniors
Spain Villarreal
17 Czech Republic Petr Čech 18 England Chelsea
17= Netherlands Ruud van Nistelrooy 18 Spain Real Madrid
19 England Frank Lampard 11 England Chelsea
20 Portugal Deco 9 Spain Barcelona
20= Brazil Juninho 9 France Lyon
22 Italy Gennaro Gattuso 8 Italy Milan
23 England John Terry 6 England Chelsea
23= France Patrick Vieira 6 Italy Internazionale
25 Mexico Rafael Márquez 5 Spain Barcelona
26 Spain Fernando Torres 4 Spain Atlético Madrid
England Liverpool
27 Italy Alessandro Nesta 2 Italy Milan
28 Argentina Carlos Tévez 1 England West Ham United
England Manchester United

Women[edit]

Rank Player Points Team
1 Brazil Marta 988 Sweden Umeå
2 Germany Birgit Prinz 507 Germany Frankfurt
3 Brazil Cristiane 150 Germany Wolfsburg
4 England Kelly Smith 110 England Arsenal
5 United States Abby Wambach 92 United States United States
6 Germany Nadine Angerer 83 Germany Turbine Potsdam
7 United States Kristine Lilly 82 United States United States
8 Brazil Daniela 72 Brazil Saad
9 Germany Renate Lingor 62 Germany Frankfurt
10 Germany Ariane Hingst 41 Sweden Djurgårdens IF Dam
11 Germany Kerstin Stegemann 34 Germany Wattenscheid 09
12 Brazil Formiga 32 Brazil Saad
13 China Han Duan 15 China Dalian Shide
13 Nigeria Perpetua Nkwocha 15 Sweden Sunnanå
15 China Li Jie 14 China Beijing Chengjian
15 Norway Ingvild Stensland 14 Sweden Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC
17 North Korea Ri Un Suk 13 North Korea 4.25 Sports Team
18 Norway Ragnhild Gulbrandsen 12 Norway Asker
19 New Zealand Rebecca Smith 11 Sweden Sunnanå
20 Ghana Adjoa Bayor 8 Ghana Ghatel Ladies
21 Australia Lisa de Vanna 7 England Doncaster Rovers Belles
21 Norway Bente Nordby 7 Sweden Djurgården
23 Nigeria Christie George 5 Nigeria Pelican Stars
24 Denmark Cathrine Paaske Sorensen 3 Denmark Brøndby
25 Canada Christine Sinclair 2 Canada Vancouver Whitecaps

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References[edit]

Men final standings
Women final standings