It is a treat for the football fans
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The ‘FIFA world player gala 2008’ will be broadcast live from Zurich on January 13. A special repeat of the telecast will be broadcast at 9 p.m. The Razzmatazz will be attended by the glitterati from the football world.
The awards shall see the participation of five men and five women footballers.
Taking pride of place on the red carpet will be the nominees. In the men’s category are: Kaká (Brazil), Lionel Messi (Argentina), Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Fernando Torres (Spain), and Xavi (Spain). In the women’s category: Nadine Angerer (Germany), Cristiane (Brazil), Marta (Brazil), Birgit Prinz (Germany) and Kelly Smith (England) will contest for the women’s award. The nominees were confirmed after a poll in which the coaches and captains of teams across the world cast their votes.
The customary FIFA Presidential Award and the FIFA Fair Play Award will be presented. Catch the gala only on ESPN at 12.30 a.m.