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2009 FIFA World Player of the Year

The 2009 FIFA World Player of the Year awards took place on 21 December 2009 at the Kongresshaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland. Shortlists of 23 men and 10 women were announced on 30 October 2009.[1] The final five contenders for this year’s FIFA World Player of the Year and FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year awards were announced on 7 December 2009.[2] Lionel Messi was announced as the World Player of the Year with a record points total.[3]

Results

Men

Rank Player Points Team
1 23x15px Messi 2021 23x15px Barcelona
2 23x15px Cristiano Ronaldo 320 23x15px Manchester United
23x15px Real Madrid
3 23x15px Xavi 196 23x15px Barcelona
4 23x15px Kaká 190 23x15px Milan
23x15px Real Madrid
5 23x15px Andrés Iniesta 134 23x15px Barcelona
6 23x15px Fernando Torres 128 23x15px Liverpool
7 23x15px Didier Drogba 113 23x15px Chelsea
8 23x15px Steven Gerrard 64 23x15px Liverpool
9 23x15px Samuel Eto'o 54 23x15px Barcelona
23x15px Internazionale
10 23x15px Wayne Rooney 45 23x15px Manchester United
11 23x15px Frank Lampard 31 23x15px Chelsea
12= 23x15px Michael Ballack 27 23x15px Chelsea
12= 23x15px John Terry 27 23x15px Chelsea
14 23x15px Zlatan Ibrahimović 22 23x15px Internazionale
23x15px Barcelona
15= 23x15px Gianluigi Buffon 19 23x15px Juventus
15= 23x15px Michael Essien 19 23x15px Chelsea
17 23x15px Iker Casillas 17 23x15px Real Madrid
18 23x15px Carles Puyol 14 23x15px Barcelona
19= 23x15px Diego 8 23x15px Werder Bremen
23x15px Juventus
19= 23x15px David Villa 8 23x15px Valencia
21 23x15px Franck Ribéry 7 23x15px Bayern Munich
22 23x15px Thierry Henry 6 23x15px Barcelona
23 23x15px Luís Fabiano 2 23x15px Sevilla

Women

Rank Player Points Team
1 23x15px Marta 833 23x15px Los Angeles Sol
23x15px Santos
2 23x15px Birgit Prinz 290 23x15px Frankfurt
3 23x15px Kelly Smith 252 23x15px Boston Breakers
4 23x15px Cristiane 239 23x15px Chicago Red Stars
23x15px Santos
5 23x15px Inka Grings 216 23x15px Duisburg

Shortlist of 10 players

References

  1. ^ "Shortlists for FIFA awards revealed". FIFA.com (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). 30 October 2009. Archived from the original on 2 November 2009. Retrieved 3 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Final five for FIFA awards revealed". FIFA.com (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). 7 December 2009. Archived from the original on 13 December 2009. Retrieved 8 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Messi takes first award, Marta obtains record-breaking fourth crown". FIFA.com. 21 December 2009. Retrieved 22 February 2010.