Three men and three women are up for the top prizes - Thierry Henry, Ronaldinho and Andriy Shevchenko for the men and Mia Hamm, Marta and Birgit Prinz for the women. The press conference featuring football's finest will be live online at at 16.30CET on Monday 20 December and you can see and hear the question and answer session with the world's top players.

Click here to watch the FIFA World Player of the Year press conference live