At every FIFA tournament a number of official FIFA awards are presented, all of which have a long-standing tradition. Three such awards will be presented at the FIFA Confederations Cup France 2003:

adidas Golden Shoe Award
In keeping with tradition, adidas will present the Golden Shoe award to the tournament’s top goalscorer. Assists will serve as a tie-breaker should two or more players finish equal on goals scored. A member of the FIFA Technical Study Group will be present at each match to decide whether an assist is to be counted as such. Throughout the tournament, FIFA will issue updated scorer rankings in media releases and via fifa.com

Previous FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Shoe winners:
2001: Robert Pires/Eric Carrière (FRA), 2 goals/2 assists
1999: Ronaldinho (BRA), 6 goals/4 assists
1997: Romario (BRA), 6 goals

adidas Golden Ball
This award goes to the outstanding player of the competition, as voted by the media present at the FIFA Confederations Cup France 2003.

Previous FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball winners:
2001: Robert Pires (FRA)
1999: Ronaldinho (BRA)
1997: Denilson (BRA)

FIFA Fair Play Award
This is awarded to the team with the best fair play record, according to a points system and criteria established by the FIFA Fair Play Committee. FIFA may issue periodic standings for the media’s information.

Previous FIFA Confederations Cup Fair Play Award winners:
2001: Japan
1999: Brazil
1997: South AfricaIn addition to the three official awards, then FIFA Technical Study Group will also designate the: FIFA Allstar TeamFIFA’s Technical Study Group will pick this “virtual” team, made up of the best players from the FIFA Confederations Cup France 2003.The FIFA Allstar Team 2001 was:KAWAGUCHI (JPN); DESAILLY (FRA), EDMILSON (BRA), ZE MARIA (BRA), LIZARAZU (FRA); VIEIRA (FRA), RAMON (BRA), PIRES (FRA), NAKATA H. (JPN); ETO’O (CMR), WILTORD (FRA)Man of the MatchFinally, FIFA’s Technical Study Group will also select the “Man of the Match“ at the end of each game. The winner’s name will then be announced in the stadium.FIFA CommunicationsParis, 15 June 2003