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. Jean-Pierre PAPIN 25 % France Olympique Marseille (Fra) 2. Robert PROSINECKI 15 % Yugoslavia Crvena Zvezda (Yug) / Real Madrid (Spa) 3. Darko PANCEV 13 % Yugoslavia Crvena zvezda (Yug) 4. Mark HUGHES 8 % Wales Manchester United (Eng) 5. Lothar MATTHÄUS 6 % Germany Inter Milan (Ita) 6. Gianluca VIALLI 5 % Italy Sampdoria (Ita) 7. Gabriel BATISTUTA 4 % Argentina Boca Juniors (Arg) / Fiorentina (Spa) 8. Sergio GOYCOCHEA 4 % Argentina Brest (Fra) 9. Stuart PEARCE 3 % England Nottingham Forest (Eng) 10. Gary LINEKER 3 % England Tottenham Hotspur (Eng)
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Author: José Luis Pierrend
Last updated: 11 Jun 2000
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