The positions of some players on our list have been debated. Here is your chance to see how all 9,640 votes were cast
Our 241 judges from 71 countries cast exactly 9,640 votes in total to choose the world’s top 100 male footballers for 2020. Led by 27 current and former professionals boasting a combined total of 1,087 international caps, each member of the Guardian panel chose their own top 40 players from a long list of global names. These votes were then collated to create the Guardian’s 100-best male footballers of the year.
Click on this link to see the spreadsheet that shows the full breakdown of 9,640 votes.