Saturday, 6 October 2007

Kaka wins FIFPro World Player of The Year Award

AC Milan's attacking midfielder Kaka has won this year's FIFPro World Player of The Year award, succeeding fellow Brazilian Ronaldinho.

He had these words to say upon receiving the accolade:

"I am humbled to receive such an honour. To follow my good friend and such a great player as Ronaldinho makes this a very special award."

The FIFPro World Eleven for the year was also announced at the ceremony, with Barcelona's Ronaldinho and Lionel Messi the other Latin American players included in the side.

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