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This is a list of all the FIFA Player Of The Year articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

FIFA Women's World Player Of The Year

FIFA Women’s World Player Of The Year: Winners Since 2016

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Top 10 Greatest Footballers Of All Time

Since 2016, FIFA has held the Best FIFA Football Awards at the end of each year. In addition, the best female player in the world receives the FIFA Women’s World Player Of The Year Award. Voting commences in November, and …

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2006 world cup

2006 World Cup: Italy’s Fourth Title While Zidane Loses It

Hero of the French 1998 World Cup title, Zinedine Zidane, also stood out in the 2006 World Cup in Germany. The image the Frenchman left behind was rather negative. The playmaker managed to steer France into yet another FIFA World …

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2002 world cup

2002 World Cup: Brazil Win Their Record Breaking Fifth Title

On Monday 1 July 2002, barbers and hairdressers in Brazil had a busy day. Every boy in the country who was into football wanted a haircut like Ronaldo’s. The day before Japan and South Korea’s 2002 World Cup final, the …

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1998 World Cup

1998 World Cup: France At The Top Led By The Young Zidane

The 1998 World Cup in France allowed more nations to participate in the tournament. Instead of 24 teams, 32 sides would qualify for the FIFA World Cup finals. Therefore, South Africa, Japan, and Jamaica managed to qualify for the first …

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The Best FIFA Men_s Player

The Best FIFA Men’s Player: Who Are The Best Footballers

The game’s most prestigious individual award will take on a new, modern look in 2016. The name should reflect the organization’s mission to bring football to the forefront. They call this award The Best FIFA Men’s Player. To reach out …

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gary lineker world cup 1990

Gary Lineker: England Striker And 1986 Golden Boot Winner

After three decades of tedious crisp adverts and 23 years of even more tedious Match of the Day links, it is easy to forget that Gary Lineker was a great striker. Well, he was. In fact, he was not only …

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Ferenc Puskás at Real Madrid

Ferenc Puskas: The Real Madrid Electrifying Goal Poacher

Ferenc Puskas was goalscoring royalty during his reign in the 1950s and 1960s. It’s no wonder the centre forward was destined to become a legend who, in making Europe his kingdom, became one of the greatest footballers of the 20th …

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Michael Laudrup: The Conquering Danish Playmaker Prince

As one of the greatest footballers in the world, Michael Laudrup adorned Europe in the 1980s and 1990s with his exceptional play. Best known for his time in both FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, he brought opulence to the game. …

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Mario Kempes: The El Matador For Argentina And Valencia

Mario Kempes achieved legendary status during the 1970s and 1980s in both South America and Europe. Celebrated as one of the greatest center forwards in the world, Kempes accomplished far beyond what even he thought was possible. The South American …

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Dennis Bergkamp: Premier League Icon And Arsenal Legend

A handful of Dutch legends gathered for a dinner in an Amsterdam house. As the night wore on, the conversation inevitably turned to ‘who was the greatest Dutch player of all time?’ Instantly, the great striker Jan Mulder chose a …

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