First IFFHS Award for Iker Casillas (THE WORLD’S BEST GOALKEEPER 2008) received in Madrid
KAKA, the Brazilian star of Milan AC, won the BALLON D’OR and the IFFHS Award
Zinedine Zidane received the first Award of THE WORLD’S BEST PLAYMAKER in 2006.
Markus Merk (THE WORLD’S BEST REFEREE 2005) , Petr Cech (THE WORLD’S BEST GOALKEEPER 2005)
José Mourinho received his first IFFHS Trophy at a Gala in Germany. The IFFHS
First IFFHS Award for Gianluigi Buffon in 2003 as The World’s Best Goalkeeper. The
Oliver Kahn received his third IFFHS Trophy in the Olympic Stadion in München.
Ottmar Hitzfeld (The World’s Best Club Coach 2001), Oliver Kahn (The World’s Best Goalkeeper 2001) and
Fabien Barthez and Oliver Kahn with their IFFHS Trophies given before the match France – Germany