In 1997, Ronaldo was the winner of the FIFA World Player of the Year Award. Ronaldo's full name is Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima.
thomas muller of germany
The Brazilian Ronaldo Lima won the fifa footballer of the year in 2002
Cristiano Ronaldo was playing for Manchester United in 2008 when he was named FIFA World Player of the Year. He was the first Premiership footballer to be given this award.
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.
Iker Casillas (Spain) received the Golden Glove Award in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
The Golden Boot is for the player that scores the most.
Pele never won it in his life as the award came in 1991.
the 2008 fifa world best player award was given to Cristiano Ronaldo, of Manchester United. The first and second runners up award went to Lionel Messi of Barcelona and Fernando Torres of Liverpool respectively.
A yearly award given by FIFA to the best football player in the world. Players, managers and the media (journalists, etc) choose their top 3 choices for the award from a short list of players complied by FIFA. Also known as - the lionel messi award.
Martha of Brazil won the lady footballer of the year 2008.
Luis Figo from Portugal won the footballer of the year in 2001.