KAKA (Brazil): The 2007 FIFA Player of the Year. The 28-year-old is beloved by his home country, but also by Spain, where he plays professionally for Real Madrid. He is a World Cup veteran, with appearances in 2002 and 2006. He is joined by Brazilian teammate Maicon, also age 28, arguably one of the worldâ€™s top 10 players and best defenders. Kaka is welcomed by supporters at the Rainbow Towers Hotel in Harare, Zimbabwe, on June 1 as Brazil arrived to face Zimbabwe in a warm up match ahead of the World Cup.