With the Kniksenprisen an outstanding personality of the Norwegian football is awarded annually. He is by Roald Jensen, and named its nickname Kniksen. The prize is awarded by Norsk Toppfotball, the organization of antretenden in the Tippeligaen and Adeccoligaen Norwegian professional clubs.
The prize is awarded since 1990. Record winner are with three titles Rune Bratseth, the early 1990s, the title was given three times, and John Carew. Werder Bremen is the most winners thanks Bratseths Awards. Current title holder is Mohammed Abdellaoue, who plays for Hannover 96 since 2010.
In addition to the main award there is still an honorary award, which however is not awarded every year. Have been honored several times previously, the Norwegian women's national team and Per Ravn Omdal as president of the Norwegian Football Association.
Moreover, in sub-categories ( Best Goalkeeper, Best Defender, Best Midfielder, Best Forward, Best coach, best umpire ) will be awarded the best players in the Tippeligaen. A jury composed of players, coaches and officials of the League and the Association determines the winners.