EUROPEAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR



Year Player Club Nationality
1956 Stanley Matthews Blackpool England
1957 Alfredo di Stefano (I) Real Madrid Spain
1958 Raymond Kopa Real Madrid France
1959 Alfredo di Stefano (II) Real Madrid Spain
1960 Luis Suarez Barcelona Spain
1961 Omar Sivori Juventus Italy
1962 Josef Masopust Dukla Praha CSSR
1963 Lew Jaschin Dinamo Moskva CCCP
1964 Dennis Law Manchester United Scotland
1965 Eusebio Benfica Lisboa Portugal
1966 Bobby Charlton Manchester United England
1967 Florian Albert Ferencvaros Budapest Hungary
1968 George Best Manchester United Northern Ireland
1969 Gianni Rivera Milan Italy
1970 Gerd Müller Bayern Munich Germany
1971 Johan Cruijff (I) Ajax Amsterdam Netherlands
1972 Franz Beckenbauer (I) Bayern Munich Germany
1973 Johan Cruijff (II) Barcelona Netherlands
1974 Johan Cruijff (III) Barcelona Netherlands
1975 Oleg Blochin Dinamo Kiev CCCP
1976 Franz Beckenbauer (II) Bayern Munich Germany
1977 Alan Simonsen Borussia Mönchengladbach Denmark
1978 Kevin Keegan (I) Hamburger SV England
1979 Kevin Keegan (II) Hamburger SV England
1980 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (I) Bayern Munich Germany
1981 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (II) Bayern Munich Germany
1982 Paolo Rossi Juventus Italy
1983 Michel Platini (I) Juventus France
1984 Michel Platini (II) Juventus France
1985 Michel Platini (III) Juventus France
1986 Igor Belanow Dinamo Kiev CCCP
1987 Ruud Gullit Milan Netherlands
1988 Marco van Basten (I) Milan Netherlands
1989 Marco van Basten (II) Milan Netherlands
1990 Lothar Mathäus Internazionale Germany
1991 Jean-Pierre Papin Olympique Marseille France
1992 Marco van Basten (III) Milan Netherlands
1993 Roberto Baggio Juventus Italy
1994 Christo Stoitchkov Barcelona Bulgaria
1995 George Weah Milan Liberia
1996 Matthias Sammer Borussia Dortmund Germany
1997 Ronaldo (I) Internazionale Brazil
1998 Zinedine Zidane Juventus France
1999 Rivaldo Barcelona Brazil
2000 Luis Figo Real Madrid Portugal
2001 Ronaldo (II) Real Madrid Brazil
2002 Michael Owen Manchester United England
2003 Pavel Nedved Juventus Czech Republic
2004 Andrey Schevchenko Milan Ukraine
2005 Ronaldinho Barcelona Brazil
2006 Fabio Cannavaro Real Madrid Italy
2007 Kaka Milan Brazil
2008 Cristiano Ronaldo (I) Manchester United Portugal
2009 Lionel Messi Barcelona Argentina
2016 Cristiano Ronaldo (II) Real Madrid Portugal

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