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. Michel PLATINI 20 % France Juventus (Ita) 2. Preben ELKJÆR-LARSEN 11 % Denmark Verona (Ita) 3. Diego MARADONA 7 % Argentina Napoli (Ita) 4. Peter REID 6 % England Everton (Eng) 5. Bernd SCHUSTER 5 % West Germany FC Barcelona (Spa) 6. Rudi VÍLLER 4 % West Germany Werder Bremen (Ger) 7. Neville SOUTHALL 3 % Wales Everton (Eng) 8. Hans-Peter BRIEGEL 3 % West Germany Verona (Ita) 9. Karl-Heinz RUMMENIGGE 3 % West Germany Inter Milan (Ita) 10. Andy GRAY 2 % Scotland Everton (Eng)
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Author: José Luis Pierrend
Last updated: 11 Jun 2000
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