Don Balón Award

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

From 1976[1] until 2010, the Spanish sports magazine Don Balón conferred the Don Balón Award (Premio Don Balón) to the best Spanish player, the best foreign player, the best referee and the breakthrough player in La Liga. These awards ceased to exist after the closure of the magazine in 2011.

Winners[edit]

Season Best Spanish player Best foreign player Breakthrough player Best coach Best referee
1975–76 Miguel Ángel González (RM) Netherlands Johan Neeskens (FCB) - Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Miljan Miljanić (RM) -
1976–77 Juanito (BUR) Netherlands Johan Cruyff (FCB) - Spain Luis Aragonés (ATM) -
1977–78 Migueli (FCB) Netherlands Johan Cruyff (FCB) - Spain Luis Molowny (RM) -
1978–79 Quini (GIJ) Germany Uli Stielike (RM) - Spain Luis Molowny (RM) -
1979–80 Rafael Gordillo (BET) Germany Uli Stielike (RM) - Spain Luis Molowny (RM) -
1980–81 Urruti (ESP) Germany Uli Stielike (RM) - Spain Alberto Ormaetxea (RSOC) -
1981–82 Miguel Tendillo (VAL) Germany Uli Stielike (RM) - Spain Alberto Ormaetxea (RSOC) -
1982–83 Juan Señor (ZAR) Argentina Juan Barbas (ZAR) - Spain Javier Clemente (ATH) -
1983–84 Manuel Cervantes (MUR) Argentina Juan Barbas (ZAR) - Spain Javier Clemente (ATH) -
1984–85 Migueli (FCB) Germany Bernd Schuster (FCB) - England Terry Venables (FCB) -
1985–86 Míchel (RM) Argentina Jorge Valdano (RM) Spain Juan Carlos (VAD) Spain Luis Molowny (RM) Emilio Carlos Guruceta
1986–87 Andoni Zubizarreta (FCB) Mexico Hugo Sánchez (RM) Spain Ernesto Valverde (ESP) Spain Javier Clemente (ESP) Emilio Carlos Guruceta
1987–88 Juan Antonio Larrañaga (RSOC) Brazil Alemão (ATM) Spain Sebastián Losada (ESP) Netherlands Leo Beenhakker (RM) Emilio Soriano Aladrén
1988–89 Fernando (VAL) Argentina Oscar Ruggeri (LOG) Spain Luis Milla (FCB) Wales John Toshack (RSOC) Victoriano Sánchez Arminio
1989–90 Rafael Martín Vázquez (RM) Mexico Hugo Sánchez (RM) Spain Pedro (LOG) Wales John Toshack (RM) Emilio Soriano Aladrén
1990–91 Andoni Goikoetxea (FCB) Germany Bernd Schuster (ATM) Spain Luis Enrique (GIJ) Netherlands Johan Cruyff (FCB) Ildefonso Urízar Azpitarte
1991–92 Agustín Elduayen (BUR) Denmark Michael Laudrup (FCB) Spain Delfí Geli (ALB) Netherlands Johan Cruyff (FCB) Raúl García de Loza
1992–93 Fran (DEP) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Miroslav Đukić (DEP) Spain Julen Guerrero (ATH) Spain Arsenio Iglesias (DEP) Juan Andújar Oliver
1993–94 Julen Guerrero (ATH) Bulgaria Hristo Stoitchkov (FCB) Spain Sergi Barjuán (FCB) Spain Víctor Fernández (ZAR) López Nieto
1994–95 José Amavisca (RM) Chile Iván Zamorano (RM) Spain Raúl (RM) Spain Arsenio Iglesias (DEP) Arturo Daudén Ibáñez
1995–96 José Luis Caminero (ATM) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Predrag Mijatović (VAL) Spain Iván de la Peña (FCB) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Radomir Antić (ATM) López Nieto
1996–97 Raúl (RM) Brazil Ronaldo (FCB) Spain Víctor (VAD) Argentina Chile Vicente Cantatore (VAD) Manuel Mejuto González
1997–98 Alfonso (BET) Brazil Rivaldo (FCB) Spain Albert Celades (FCB) Spain Javier Irureta (CEL) José María García Aranda
1998–99 Raúl (RM) Portugal Luís Figo (FCB) Spain Xavi (FCB) Argentina Héctor Cúper (MALL) Manuel Mejuto González
1999–00 Raúl (RM) Portugal Luís Figo (FCB) Spain Iker Casillas (RM) Spain Javier Irureta (DEP) López Nieto
2000–01 Raúl (RM) Portugal Luís Figo (RM) Spain Carles Puyol (FCB) Spain Mané (ALA) José María García Aranda
2001–02 Raúl (RM) France Zinedine Zidane (RM) Spain Joaquín (BET) Spain Rafael Benítez (VAL) Antonio López Nieto
2002–03 Xabi Alonso (RSOC) Turkey Nihat Kahveci (RSOC) Italy Thiago Motta (FCB) France Raynald Denoueix (RSOC) Manuel Mejuto González
2003–04 Vicente (VAL) Brazil Ronaldinho (FCB) Brazil Júlio Baptista (SEV) Spain Javier Irureta (DEP) César Muñiz Fernández
2004–05 Xavi (FCB) Argentina Juan Román Riquelme (VIL) Spain Sergio Ramos (SEV) Netherlands Frank Rijkaard (FCB) Alberto Undiano Mallenco
2005–06 David Villa (VAL) Brazil Ronaldinho (FCB) Spain Raúl Albiol (VAL) Netherlands Frank Rijkaard (FCB) Manuel Mejuto González
2006–07 Santi Cazorla (REC) Argentina Lionel Messi (FCB) Spain Alexis (GET) Spain Juande Ramos (SEV) Alberto Undiano Mallenco
2007–08 Marcos Senna (VIL) Argentina Sergio Agüero (ATM) Spain Bojan (FCB) Spain Gregorio Manzano (MALL) Manuel Mejuto González
2008–09 Andrés Iniesta (FCB) Argentina Lionel Messi (FCB) Spain Gerard Piqué (FCB) Spain Pep Guardiola (FCB) Miguel Ángel Pérez Lasa
2009–10 Borja Valero (MALL) Argentina Lionel Messi (FCB) Spain Javi Martínez (ATH) Spain Pep Guardiola (FCB) Javier Turienzo Álvarez

By foreign player[edit]

Player Country Total Season
Uli Stielike  GER 4 1978–79, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1981–82
Lionel Messi  ARG 3 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10
Luís Figo  POR 3 1998–99, 1999–00, 2000–01
Ronaldinho  BRA 2 2003–04, 2005–06
Bernd Schuster  GER 2 1984–85, 1990–91
Hugo Sánchez  MEX 2 1986–87, 1989–90
Juan Barbas  ARG 2 1982–83, 1983–84
Johan Cruyff  NED 2 1976–77, 1977–78

By Spanish player[edit]

Player Total Season
Raúl 5 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999-00, 2000–01, 2001–02
Migueli 2 1977–78, 1984–85

By manager[edit]

Manager Country Total Season
Luis Molowny  ESP 4 1977–78, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1985–86
Javier Irureta  ESP 3 1997–98, 1999-00, 2003–04
Javier Clemente  ESP 3 1982–83, 1983–84, 1986–87
Pep Guardiola  ESP 2 2008–09, 2009–10
Frank Rijkaard  NED 2 2004–05, 2005–06
Arsenio Iglesias  ESP 2 1992–93, 1994–95
Johan Cruyff  NED 2 1990–91, 1991–92
John Toshack  WAL 2 1988–89, 1989–90
Alberto Ormaetxea  ESP 2 1980–81, 1981–82

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prasidh Kumar Mishra (10 October 2010). Sports Journalism. Pinnacle Technology. p. 91. ISBN 978-1-61820-463-9. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 

External links[edit]