"World Soccer" Football of the Year 2016

Every year the English magazine World Soccer has its readers select winners for its World Footballer of the Year award. The election is open to any player worldwide.

Top 20 (a total of 68 players received votes)
 1.Cristiano RONALDO                        842         Portugal         Real Madrid (Spa)
 2.Lionel MESSI                             712         Argentina        FC Barcelona (Spa)
 3.Antoine GRIEZMANN                        559         France           Atletico Madrid (Spa)
 4.Luis SUÁREZ                              498         Uruguay          FC Barcelona (Spa)
 5.Gareth BALE                              497         Wales            Real Madrid (Spa)
 6.NEYMAR da Silva Santos                   405         Brazil           FC Barcelona (Spa)
 7.Riyad MAHREZ                             134         Algeria          Leicester City (Eng)
 8.Robert LEWANDOWSKI                       117         Poland           Bayern Munich (GER)
 9.N’Golo KANTE                              93         France           Leicester City (Eng) / Chelsea (Eng)
10.Jamie VARDY                               87         England          Leicester City (Eng)
11.Manuel NEUER                              75         Germany          Bayern Munich (Ger)
12.PEPE Képler Laveran Lima Ferreira         73         Portugal         Real Madrid (Spa)
13.Andres INIESTA                            69         Spain            FC Barcelona (Spa)
13.Toni KROOS                                69         Germany          Real Madrid (Spa)
15.Kevin DE BRUYNE                           67         Belgium          Manchester City (Eng)
15.Alexis SANCHEZ                            67         Chile            Arsenal (Eng)
17.Luka MODRIC                               59         Croatia          Real Madrid (Spa)
18.Pierre-Emerick AUBAMEYANG                 58         Gabon            Borussia Dortmund (Ger)
19.Gianluigi BUFFON                          56         Italy            Juventus (Ita)
19.Paul POGBA                                56         France           Juventus (Ita) / Manchester United (Eng)

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