2011 South American Footballer of the Year

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Neymar is the South American Footballer of the Year for 2011.

The 2011 South American Footballer of the Year, given to the best football player in South America by Uruguayan newspaper El País through voting by journalists across the continent, was awarded to Neymar of Santos on December 31, 2011.[1]

Neymar became the second Santos player to win the award.

Rankings[edit]

Rank Player Nationality Club Points
1 Neymar  Brazil Brazil Santos 130
2 Eduardo Vargas  Chile Chile Universidad de Chile 70
3 Paulo Henrique Ganso  Brazil Brazil Santos 33
4 Egidio Arévalo Ríos  Uruguay Mexico Club Tijuana 30
5 Rolando Schiavi  Argentina Argentina Boca Juniors 25
6 Néicer Reasco  Ecuador Ecuador LDU Quito 24
Clemente Rodríguez  Argentina Argentina Boca Juniors 24
8 Jhonny Herrera  Chile Chile Universidad de Chile 23
Juan Román Riquelme  Argentina Argentina Boca Juniors 23
10 Hernán Barcos  Argentina Ecuador LDU Quito 16
Marcos González  Chile Chile Universidad de Chile 16
12 Emiliano Papa  Argentina Argentina Vélez Sársfield 15
Dedé  Brazil Brazil Vasco da Gama 15
14 Charles Aránguiz  Chile Chile Universidad de Chile 14
Elano  Brazil Brazil Santos 14
16 Matías Rodríguez  Argentina Chile Universidad de Chile 13
Darío Verón  Paraguay Mexico UNAM Pumas 13
18 Danilo  Brazil Brazil Santos 12
Oswaldo Vizcarrondo  Venezuela Argentina Olimpo 12
Ronaldinho  Brazil Brazil Flamengo 12

References[edit]

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Specific
  1. ^ "Neymar, el mejor de Sudamérica". CONMEBOL. December 31, 2011. Retrieved January 4, 2012. 

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