The Man of the Match award is given to the best performing player in every match of the World Cup since 2002. In its first two seasons, the award was chosen by the technical department while since 2010, this award is being picked by an online poll on FIFA's official website.
|World Cup||Player winning most MOM Awards||Country||Number of Awards|
|2002 South Korea/ Japan||Rivaldo||Brazil||3|
|2006 Germany||Andrea Pirlo||Italy||3|
|2010 South Africa||Wesley Sneijder||Netherlands||4|
|2014 Brazil||Lionel Messi||Argentina||4|