There is no prize money for winning the FIFA World Player award.
FIFA did not hand an award to the "player of the tournament". However, Thomas MÃ¼ller (Germany) received the Best Young Player 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.
Gianluigi Buffon (Italy)
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.
Portugal were awarded the Most Entertaining Team award at the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
It was the German Miraslov Klosse.
thomas muller of germany