Ballon d'Or 1957

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The 1957 Ballon d'Or, given to the best football player in Europe as judged by a panel of sports journalists from UEFA member countries, was awarded to Alfredo Di Stéfano on 17 December 1957.

Rankings[edit]

Rank Name Club Nationality Points
1 Alfredo Di Stéfano[a] Real Madrid  Spain 72
2 Billy Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers  England 19
3 Duncan Edwards Manchester United  England 16
Raymond Kopa Real Madrid  France 16
5 László Kubala Barcelona  Hungary 15
6 John Charles Juventus  Wales 14
7 Eduard Streltsov Torpedo Moscow  Soviet Union 12
8 Tommy Taylor Manchester United  England 10
9 József Bozsik Budapest Honvéd  Hungary 9
Igor Netto Spartak Moscow  Soviet Union 9
11 Lev Yashin Dynamo Moscow  Soviet Union 8
12 Gyula Grosics Tatabánya  Hungary 7
Francisco Gento Real Madrid  Spain 7
14 Miloš Milutinović Partizan  Yugoslavia 4
Danny Blanchflower Tottenham Hotspur  Northern Ireland 4
Juan Schiaffino Milan  Italy 4
17 Stanley Matthews Blackpool  England 3
Johnny Haynes Fulham  England 3
Gerhard Hanappi Rapid Wien  Austria 3
20 Sándor Kocsis Young Fellows Zürich  Hungary 2
Horst Szymaniak Wuppertaler SV  West Germany 2
22 Kurt Hamrin Padova  Sweden 1
Ladislav Novák Dukla Prague  Czechoslovakia 1

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Despite being born in Argentina, Alfredo Di Stefano acquired Spanish citizenship in 1956, and went on to play for the Spanish national football team.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Europe dazzled by Di Stéfano". UEFA. 22 November 2004. Archived from the original on 11 December 2008. Retrieved 6 December 2008. [dead link]

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