"World Soccer" Football of the Year 1999

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. RIVALDO Vitor Borba Ferreira 42 %     Brazil          FC Barcelona (Spa)
 2. David BECKHAM                27 %     England         Manchester United (Eng)
 3. Andrii SHEVCHENKO             9 %     Ukraine         Dynamo Kyiv (Ukr) / AC Milan (Ita)
 4. Roy KEANE                     3 %     Rep. Ireland    Manchester United (Eng)
 5. Dwight YORKE                  2 %     Trinidad Tobago Manchester United (Eng)
 6. Christian VIERI               2 %     Italy           Lazio (Ita) / Inter Milan (Ita)
 7. RAÚL Gonzáles Blanco          1 %     Spain           Real Madrid (Spa)
 8. Gabriel BATISTUTA             1 %     Argentina       Fiorentina (Ita)
    Nwankwo KANU                  1 %     Nigeria         Inter Milan (Ita) / Arsenal (Eng)
    Juan Sebastián VERÓN          1 %     Argentina       Parma AC (Ita) / Lazio (Ita)

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