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2002 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 2002 award. The winner was Brazilian Ronaldo. Ronaldo had also won the award in 1997, at the time he was the youngest ever player to win the Ballon d'Or. See the list of all Ballon d'Or winners.

Final order for the men's 2002 Ballon d'Or

Order Player Club Nationality Points
1 Ronaldo Brazil Internazionale /  Real Madrid 169
2 Roberto Carlos Brazil Real Madrid 145
3 Oliver Kahn Germany Bayern Munich 110
4 Zinedine Zidane France Real Madrid 78
5 Michael Ballack Germany Bayer Leverkusen /  Bayern Munich 71
6 Thierry Henry France Arsenal 54
7 Raúl Spain Real Madrid 38
8 Rivaldo Brazil Barcelona / Milan 31
9 Yıldıray Baştürk Turkey Bayer Leverkusen 13
10 Alessandro Del Piero Italy Juventus 12
11 Hasan Şaş Turkey Galatasaray 10
12 Ronaldinho Brazil Paris Saint-Germain 8
13 Michael Owen England Liverpool 5
Ruud van Nistelrooy Netherlands Manchester United 5
15 Bernd Schneider Germany Bayer Leverkusen 4
Juan Carlos Valerón Spain Deportivo La Coruña 4
Cafu Brazil Roma 4
Patrick Vieira France Arsenal 4
19 Lúcio Brazil Bayer Leverkusen 3
Luís Figo Portugal Real Madrid 3
21 Papa Bouba Diop Senegal Lens 2
El Hadji Diouf Senegal Lens / Liverpool 2
Rio Ferdinand England Leeds United /  Manchester United 2
24 Rubén Baraja Spain Valencia 1
Filippo Inzaghi Italy Milan 1
Roy Makaay Netherlands Deportivo La Coruña 1


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