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1999 FIFA World Player of the Year


1999 FIFA World Player of the Year

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]


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

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