"World Soccer" Football of the Year 1998

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 10
 1. Zinedine ZIDANE              23 %     France          Juventus (Ita)
 2. Michael OWEN                 11 %     England         Liverpool (Eng)
 3. RONALDO Nazario de Lima       9 %     Brazil          Inter Milan (Ita)
 4. Davor SUKER                   7 %     Croatia         Real Madrid (Spa)
 5. Dennis BERGKAMP               6 %     Holland         Arsenal (Eng)
 6. Gabriel BATISTUTA             4 %     Argentina       Fiorentina (Ita)
 7. Edgar DAVIDS                  4 %     Holland         Juventus (Ita)
    Marcelo SALAS                 4 %     Chile           River Plate (Arg) / Lazio (Ita)
 9. Lillian THURAM                4 %     France          Parma AC (Ita)
10. José Luis CHILAVERT           3 %     Paraguay        Vélez Sarsfield (Arg)

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