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1999 Ballon d'Or Results

The Ballon d'Or award is an annual football award for the best player from the previous year. From 1995 until 2007 the award was open to all players from around the world, as long as they had been been active at European clubs during that year.

Below are the nominees in the final order after voting for the 1999 award. The winner was Brazilian Rivaldo. Rivaldo was the second Brazilian to win the award (after Ronaldo in 1997). See the list of all Ballon d'Or winners.

Final order for the men's 1999 Ballon d'Or

Order Player Club Nationality Points
1 Rivaldo Barcelona Brazil 219
2 David Beckham Manchester United England 154
3 Andriy Shevchenko Milan Ukraine 64
4 Gabriel Batistuta Fiorentina Argentina 48
5 Luís Figo Barcelona Portugal 38
6 Roy Keane Manchester United Republic of Ireland 36
7 Christian Vieri Lazio Italy 33
8 Juan Sebastián Verón Lazio Argentina 30
9 Raúl Real Madrid Spain 27
10 Lothar Matthäus Bayern Munich Germany 16
11 Dwight Yorke Manchester United Trinidad and Tobago 14
12 Jaap Stam Manchester United Netherlands 13
13 Siniša Mihajlović Lazio FR Yugoslavia 12
14 Zlatko Zahovič Olympiacos Slovenia 9
15 Pavel Nedvěd Lazio Czech Republic 8
16 Mário Jardel Porto Brazil 7
17 Peter Schmeichel Manchester United Denmark 6
18 Stefan Effenberg Bayern Munich Germany 5
19 Zinedine Zidane Juventus France 4
Oliver Bierhoff Milan Germany 4
21 Mario Basler Bayern Munich Germany 3
Ryan Giggs Manchester United Wales 3
23 Hernán Crespo Parma Argentina 2
Nwankwo Kanu Arsenal Nigeria 2
Ronaldo Internazionale Brazil 2
26 Andy Cole Manchester United England 1
Edgar Davids Juventus Netherlands 1
David Ginola Tottenham Hotspur France 1
Claudio López Valencia Argentina 1
Roberto Carlos Real Madrid Brazil 1
Marcelo Salas Lazio Chile 1


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