Marta and Shannon Boxx may have finished behind Birgit Prinz in the running for FIFA Women's World player of the year, but they were happy with their overall accomplishments.
FIFA.com talks to FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho and runners-up Frank Lampard and Samuel Eto'o at the ceremony
Three-time FIFA World Player of the Year, Birgit Prinz, chatted with FIFA.com after the 19 December gala in Zurich.
Ronaldinho (Brazil) and Birgit Prinz (Germany) were named 2005 FIFA World Players of the Year on 19 December at a gala ceremony at the Zurich Opera House.
At the FIFA World Player Gala 2005 in the Zurich Opera House on 19 December, the FIFA Fair Play Award 2005 was dedicated to the football community of Iquitos (Peru).
This year's FIFA Presidential Award has been presented to Sweden's former international referee Anders Frisk.