Ballon d'Or 1994

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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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