"I'm obviously disappointed not to be on the list because I always want to win everything," Zlatan admitted. "Every award is important to me .A little while ago I won one for the childrens' TV channel Nickelodeon and even that made me very happy.
"But the important thing is to win with Inter and Sweden - the rest is just a bonus.
"FIFA decide on the nominees and I guess I will just have to work hard to be the best," he continued.
"You have to remember that there are so many great players in the world, even David Villa and Europe's top goal scorer Totti aren't on the list."