Fabio Canavaro won the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2006 as he received the most votes in the selection process.
During voting, each coach and captain of an international team is allocated votes to determine the recipient of the award. Canavaro was the first, and currently only, defender to receive the FIFA World Player of the Year. He is also the oldest recipient of the award.
Fabio Cannavaro (born September 13, 1973) is an Italian soccer coach and former player on the Italian national team. He played on the winning Under-21 European Championship team in 1994, and on Italy's winning FIFA World Cup team in 2006.
According to FIFA, Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona and Argentina is the best soccer player in the world right now, as he won the fifa player of the year for 2009 and 2010.
The best player on fifa 10 is Lionel messi
It was Miraslov klosse.
Ronaldo, the topscorer.
Oliver Kahn (Germany)
Diego Forlan of Uruguay.
FIFA World Player of the Year was created in 1991.
FIFA World Player of the Year ended in 2009.
The best football player of year 2008 by FIFA?
The F.I.F.A world cup was held in 2002 and not in 2003.
aguably ronaldhinio is the best since he is only 30 and has won fifa world player of the year twice
There is no prize money for winning the FIFA World Player award.
Thomas Muller (Germany)