"World Soccer" Football of the Year 2017

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 70 players received votes)
 1.Cristiano RONALDO                        715         Portugal         Real Madrid (Spa)
 2.Lionel MESSI                             663         Argentina        FC Barcelona (Spa)
 3.NEYMAR da Silva Santos                   437         Brazil           FC Barcelona (Spa) / Paris Saint-Germain (Fra)
 4.Luka MODRIC                              237         Croatia          Real Madrid (Spa)
 5.Gianluigi BUFFON                         205         Italy            Juventus (Ita)
 6.Harry KANE                               181         England          Tottenham Hotspur (Eng)
 7.Robert LEWANDOWSKI                       162         Poland           Bayern Munich (Ger)
 8.Kevin DE BRUYNE                          152         Belgium          Manchester City (Eng)
 9.Toni KROOS                               146         Germany          Real Madrid (Spa)
10.Sergio RAMOS                             143         Spain            Real Madrid (Spa)
11.Eden HAZARD                              109         Belgium          Chelsea (Eng)
12.N’Golo KANTE                              83         France           Chelsea (Eng)
13.Paulo DYBALA                              76         Argentina        Juventus (Ita)
14.Luis SUÁREZ                               74         Uruguay          FC Barcelona (Spa)
15.MARCELO Vieira da Silva Júnior            72         Brazil           Real Madrid (Spa)
16.Kylian MBAPPE                             66         France           Monaco (Fra) / Paris Saint-Germain (Fra)
17.Francisco Roman Alarcon Suárez ISCO       52         Spain            Real Madrid (Spa)
18.Andres INIESTA                            42         Spain            FC Barcelona (Spa)      
19.David DE GEA                              40         Spain            Manchester United (Eng)
19.Antoine GRIEZMANN                         40         France           Atletico Madrid (Spa)

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