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2006 FIFA World Player of the Year

 

2006 FIFA World Player of the Year

The 2006 FIFA World Player of the Year prize was awarded to the Italian Fabio Cannavaro for the first time. He finished ahead of the retired Midfielder Zinédine Zidane, who won the Golden Ball at the World Cup and the winner of the last FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho in the final round of voting.

Contents

  • Results 1
    • Men 1.1
    • Women 1.2
  • See also 2

Results

Men

Rank Player Points Team
1 Fabio Cannavaro 498 Real Madrid
Juventus
2 Zinedine Zidane 454 Real Madrid
3 Ronaldinho 380 Barcelona
4 Thierry Henry 317 Arsenal
5 Samuel Eto'o 300 Barcelona
6 Didier Drogba 150 Chelsea
7 Kaká 139 Milan
8 Gianluigi Buffon 118 Juventus
9 Andrea Pirlo 86 Milan
10 Cristiano Ronaldo 69 Manchester United
11 Michael Ballack 53 Chelsea
Bayern Munich
12 Steven Gerrard 48 Liverpool
13 Miroslav Klose 46 Werder Bremen
14 Frank Lampard 31 Chelsea
15 Deco 25 Barcelona
16 Luís Figo 20 Internazionale
17 Juan Román Riquelme 16 Villarreal
Franck Ribéry 16 Marseille
Wayne Rooney 16 Manchester United
20 Gennaro Gattuso 15 Milan
21 Andriy Shevchenko 14 Chelsea
Milan
22 Patrick Vieira 13 Internazionale
Juventus
Michael Essien 13 Chelsea
24 Petr Čech 11 Chelsea
25 Alessandro Nesta 9 Milan
26 Lilian Thuram 8 Barcelona
Juventus
27 Jens Lehmann 6 Arsenal
28 Philipp Lahm 3 Bayern Munich
29 Rafael Márquez 2 Barcelona
Adriano 2 Internazionale
30 Ricardo Quaresma 1 FC Porto

Women

Rank Player Points
1 Marta 475
2 Kristine Lilly 388
3 Renate Lingor 305
4 Abby Wambach 182
5 Kelly Smith 157
6 Silke Rottenberg 154
7 Han Duan 116
8 Ma Xiaoxu 99
9 Malin Moström 87
10 Lotta Schelin 82
11 Cynthia Uwak 81
12 Ri Kum-Suk 64
13 Ingvild Stensland 54
14 Laura Georges 48
15 Christine Sinclair 39
16 Monica Ocampo 34
17 Sandrine Soubeyrand 31
18 Laura Kalmari 24
19 Cheryl Salisbury 12
20 Cathrine Paaske Sørensen 11

See also

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