Despite late drama, victory was well deserved for Liverpool who dominated throughout and bounced back from blowing a 2-0 first-half lead.
Julian Draxler, Edinson Cavani, Angel di Maria and youngster Moussa Diaby all found the net at the Parc des Princes.
On their first appearance on home soil since the World Cup, Kylian Mbappe and Olivier Giroud scored as France beat the Netherlands 2-1.
Kylian Mbappe risks a lengthy ban after his red card, but he insisted he had no regrets.
This is the third edition of the Best FIFA awards following the end of a six-year merger between the FIFA honour and France Football's Ballon d'Or in 2016.
Liverpool's new midfielder Fabinho says his club can wrestle the Premier League title away from Manchester City while he tries to lure France star Kylian Mbappe to Anfield.
When football's rising star Kylian Mbappe scored France's fourth goal in their World Cup final against Croatia to become the youngest player since Pele to score in a final, fans sent more tweets than at any other point during the tournament.
According to L'Equipe, Mbappe will be donating all his earnings to a charity that provides sports activities to hospitalized and disabled children.
No date has yet been set for the ceremony to hand over France's highest award.
England captain Harry Kane won the Golden Boot award while Croatia captain Luka Modric walked away with the Golden Ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Sunday.
A thrilling World Cup came to its conclusion as France beat Croatia in Sunday's final at a jam-packed Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
The 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe was handed the best young player of the tournament award after his mesmerising performances in Russia.
Four people briefly interrupted the World Cup final on Sunday when they ran onto the pitch at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
Mario Mandzukic, Antione Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe were the goal scorers for France as they lifted the FIFA World Cup trophy for the second time.
World Cup Final, Highlights: France beat Croatia 4-2 to lift the 2018 FIFA World Cup
With a population of just over four million people, Croatia would be the smallest World Cup winners since Uruguay in 1950 if they triumph.
Zlatko Dalic was Miroslav Blazevic's assistant at Varteks in the early days of his coaching career and the education he received back then has helped shape his journey to the top.