Ballon d'Or 1994

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1994 Ballon d'Or
Hristo Stoichkov PFC Litex Lovech manager.jpg
1994 Ballon d'Or winner Hristo Stoichkov
Dates 1994
1993
1995

The 1994 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 Hristo Stoichkov on 20 December 1994.[1]

Stoichkov was the first Bulgarian national to win the award. He was the third Barcelona player to win the trophy after Luis Suárez (1960), and Johan Cruijff (1973, 1974).[2]

Rankings[edit]

Rank Player Nationality Club Points
1 Hristo Stoichkov  Bulgaria Spain Barcelona 210
2 Roberto Baggio  Italy Italy Juventus 136
3 Paolo Maldini  Italy Italy Milan 109
4 Gheorghe Hagi  Romania Spain Barcelona 68
Tomas Brolin  Sweden Italy Parma 68
6 Jürgen Klinsmann  Germany England Tottenham Hotspur 43
7 Thomas Ravelli  Sweden Sweden IFK Göteborg 21
8 Jari Litmanen  Finland Netherlands Ajax 12
9 Marcel Desailly  France Italy Milan 8
Dejan Savićević  FR Yugoslavia Italy Milan 8
11 Franco Baresi  Italy Italy Milan 7
Michel Preud'homme  Belgium Portugal Benfica 7
13 Michael Laudrup  Denmark Spain Real Madrid 4
Yordan Letchkov  Bulgaria Germany Hamburg 4
Eric Cantona  France England Manchester United 4
16 Krassimir Balakov[notes 1]  Bulgaria Portugal Sporting CP 3
José Luis Caminero  Spain Spain Atlético Madrid 3
Jean-Pierre Papin  France Germany Bayern Munich 3
Giuseppe Signori  Italy Italy Lazio 3
Lothar Matthäus  Germany Germany Bayern Munich 3
21 Philippe Albert  Belgium England Newcastle United 2
Otto Konrad  Austria Austria Austria Salzburg 2
Ciriaco Sforza   Switzerland Germany Kaiserslautern 2
24 Kennet Andersson  Sweden France Caen 1
Zvonimir Boban  Croatia Italy Milan 1
Martin Dahlin  Sweden Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 1
Josep Guardiola  Spain Spain Barcelona 1
Andreas Möller  Germany Germany Borussia Dortmund 1

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ France Football reports Balakov with 4 points.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pierrend, José Luis (7 April 2005). "European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or") 1994". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2009. Retrieved 23 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or")". RSSSF. 18 December 2008. Archived from the original on 17 December 2008. Retrieved 24 December 2008. 

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