Ballon d'Or - European Player of the Year - Soccer / Football / UEFA

European Player of the Year from 1956-2009! Remember: They´re not all european! One of them changed his Nationality!
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Year
Nationality
Club (then)
Name
1956
England
Blackpool
Stanley Matthews
1957
Argentina
Real Madrid
Alfredo di Stéfano
1958
France
Real Madrid
Raymond Kopa
1959
Spain
Real Madrid
Alfredo di Stéfano
1960
Spain
FC Barcelona
Luis Suárez
1961
Italy
Juventus Torino
Omar Sivori
1962
Czechoslovakia
Dukla Prague
Josef Masopust
1963
Soviet Union
Dyanmo Moscow
Lev Yashin
1964
Scotland
Manchester United
Denis Law
1965
Portugal
Benfica Lisbon
Eusébio
1966
England
Manchester United
Bobby Charlton
1967
Hungary
Ferencvárosi TC
Flórián Albert
1968
North Ireland
Manchester United
George Best
1969
Italy
AC Milan
Gianni Rivera
1970
Germany
Bayern München
Gerd Müller
1971
Netherlands
Ajax Amsterdam
Johan Cruyff
1972
Germany
Bayern München
Franz Beckenbauer
1973
Netherlands
FC Barcelona
Johan Cruyff
1974
Netherlands
FC Barcelona
Johan Cruyff
1975
Soviet Union
Dynamo Kyiv
Oleg Blokhin
1976
Germany
Bayern München
Franz Beckenbauer
1977
Denmark
Borussia Mönchengladbach
Allan Simonsen
1978
England
Hamburger SV
Kevin Keegan
1979
England
Hamburger SV
Kevin Keegan
1980
Germany
Bayern München
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
1981
Germany
Bayern München
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
1982
Italy
Juventus Torino
Paolo Rossi
1983
France
Juventus Torino
Michel Platini
1984
France
Juventus Torino
Michel Platini
1985
France
Juventus Torino
Michel Platini
1986
Soviet Union
Dynamo Kyiv
Igor Belanov
1987
Netherlands
AC Milan
Ruud Gullit
1988
Netherlands
AC Milan
Marco van Basten
1989
Netherlands
AC Milan
Marco van Basten
1990
Germany
Inter Milano
Lothar Matthäus
1991
France
Olympique Marseille
Jean-Pierre Papin
1992
Netherlands
AC Milan
Marco van Basten
1993
Italy
Juventus Torino
Roberto Baggio
1994
Bulgaria
FC Barcelona
Hristo Stoichkov
1995
Liberia
AC Milan
George Weah
1996
Germany
Borussia Dortmund
Matthias Sammer
1997
Brazil
Inter Milano
Ronaldo
1998
France
Juventus Torino
Zinedine Zidane
1999
Brazil
FC Barcelona
Rivaldo
2000
Portugal
Real Madrid
Luis Figo
2001
England
FC Liverpool
Michael Owen
2002
Brazil
Real Madrid
Ronaldo
2003
Czech Republic
Juventus Torino
Pavel Nedved
2004
Ukraine
AC Milan
Andriy Shevchenko
2005
Brazil
FC Barcelona
Ronaldinho
2006
Italy
Real Madrid
Fabio Cannavaro
2007
Brazil
AC Milan
Kaká
2008
Portugal
Manchester United
Cristiano Ronaldo
2009
Argentina
FC Barcelona
Lionel Messi
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Level 71
Jul 11, 2019
Needs a LOT more time, especially for those of us on an Ipad who have to keep scrolling up and down. It also needs a lot more type ins for the spelling on the names.
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Feb 1, 2021
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