FIFA Team of the Year
Here are all the winners of the annual FIFA Team of the Year award since 1993. Team of the Year is awarded to the men's national team that finishes on top of the FIFA World Rankings. See also the list of the winners of the annual FIFA Player of the year, and the club of the year awarded as part of the Ballon d'Or.
It is a complex formula to calculate FIFA's rankings. The overall score is based on factors such as the importance of each match played, the strength of the opposition and their confederation.
In 2013, for the sixth year in a row, Spain was awarded the team of the year. Brazil holds the record of seven consecutive wins between 1994 and 2000.