Mainly because the qualifier for the world cup and also the Europen cup is there.
FIFA World Player of the Year was created in 1991.
FIFA World Player of the Year ended in 2009.
There is no prize money for winning the FIFA World Player award.
Lionel Messi won the fifa world player of Save 2009
American Samoa lost 31-0 to Australia in a World Cup qualifier in 2001.
It was the Romario.
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 highest paid player in the FIFA world cup is Lionel Messi, at 43.3 million.