La Liga Player of the Month

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Antoine Griezmann holds the record for the most individual Player of the Month Awards, at six.
Diego Costa won the first Player of the Month award in September 2013.
Lionel Messi has won four Player of the Month awards, amongst his countless individual honours.

The Player of the Month is an association football award that recognises the best La Liga player each month of the season.

Winners[edit]

Month Year[nb 1] Nationality[nb 2] Player Team Position Ref
September 2013.92013  Brazil Diego Costa[nb 3] Atlético Madrid FW [1]
October 2013.102013  Spain Koke Atlético Madrid MF [2]
November 2013.112013  Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid FW [3]
December 2013.122013  Mexico Carlos Vela Real Sociedad FW [4]
January 2014.012014  Croatia Ivan Rakitić Sevilla MF [5]
February 2014.022014  Brazil Rafinha Celta Vigo MF [6]
March 2014.032014  Costa Rica Keylor Navas Levante GK [7]
April 2014.042014  Uruguay Diego Godín Atlético Madrid DF [8]
May 2014.052014  Uruguay Diego Godín Atlético Madrid DF [9]
September 2014.092014  Spain Nolito Celta Vigo FW [10]
October 2014.102014  France Karim Benzema Real Madrid FW [11]
November 2014.112014  Mexico Carlos Vela Real Sociedad FW [12]
December 2014.122014  Argentina Luciano Vietto Villarreal FW [13]
January 2015.12015  France Antoine Griezmann Atlético Madrid FW [14]
February 2015.22015  Spain Alberto Bueno Rayo Vallecano FW [15]
March 2015.32015  Spain Vitolo Sevilla FW [16]
April 2015.42015  France Antoine Griezmann Atlético Madrid FW [17]
May 2015.052015  Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid FW [18]
September 2015.092015  Spain Nolito Celta Vigo FW [19]
October 2015.102015  Spain Borja Bastón Eibar FW [20]
November 2015.102015  Brazil Neymar Barcelona FW [21]
December 2015.102015  Spain Lucas Deportivo La Coruña FW [22]
January 2016.012016  Argentina Lionel Messi Barcelona FW [23]
February 2016.022016  Venezuela Miku Rayo Vallecano FW [24]
March 2016.032016  Spain Aritz Aduriz Athletic Bilbao FW [25]
April 2016.042016  Spain Koke Atlético Madrid MF [26]
May 2016.052016  Uruguay Luis Suárez Barcelona FW [27]
August 2016.082016  Spain Jon Ander Serantes Leganés GK [28]
September 2016.092016  France Antoine Griezmann Atlético Madrid FW [29]
October 2016.102016  Spain Iago Aspas Celta Vigo FW [30]
November 2016.112016  Spain Diego López Espanyol GK [31]
December 2016.122016  Romania Florin Andone Deportivo La Coruña FW [32]
January 2017.012017  France Steven Nzonzi Sevilla MF [33]
February 2017.022017  Spain Sergi Enrich Eibar FW [34]
March 2017.032017  France Antoine Griezmann Atlético Madrid FW [35]
April 2017.042017  Argentina Lionel Messi Barcelona FW [36]
May 2017.052017  Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid FW [37]
September 2017.092017  Italy Simone Zaza Valencia FW [38]
October 2017.102017  DR Congo Cédric Bakambu Villarreal FW [39]
November 2017.112017  Spain Iago Aspas Celta Vigo FW [40]
December 2017.122017  Uruguay Luis Suárez Barcelona FW [41]
January 2018.012018  Spain Aritz Aduriz Athletic Bilbao FW [42]
February 2018.022018  France Antoine Griezmann Atlético Madrid FW [43]
March 2018.022018  Spain Rodrigo Valencia FW [44]
April 2018.042018  Argentina Lionel Messi Barcelona FW [45]
September 2018.092018  Argentina Lionel Messi Barcelona FW [46]
October 2018.102018  Uruguay Luis Suárez Barcelona FW [47]
November 2018.112018  Czech Republic Tomáš Vaclík Sevilla GK [48]
December 2018.122018  France Antoine Griezmann Atlético Madrid FW [49]
January 2019.012019  Spain Iñaki Williams Athletic Bilbao FW [50]

Multiple winners[edit]

The below table lists those who have won on more than one occasion.

* Indicates current La Liga player
Italics Indicates players still playing professional football
Rank Player Wins
1st Antoine Griezmann 6
2nd Lionel Messi 4
3rd Cristiano Ronaldo 3
Luis Suárez 3
4th Aritz Aduriz 2
Iago Aspas 2
Diego Godín 2
Koke 2
Carlos Vela 2
Nolito 2

Awards won by position[edit]

Position Wins
Forward 38
Midfielder 5
Goalkeeper 4
Defender 2

Awards won by nationality[edit]

Country Wins
 Spain 16
 France 8
 Argentina 5
 Uruguay 5
 Brazil 3
 Portugal 3
 Mexico 2
 Costa Rica 1
 Croatia 1
 Czech Republic 1
 DR Congo 1
 Italy 1
 Romania 1
 Venezuela 1

Awards won by club[edit]

Club Wins
Atlético Madrid 11
Barcelona 8
Celta Vigo 5
Real Madrid 4
Sevilla 4
Athletic Bilbao 3
Deportivo La Coruña 2
Eibar 2
Rayo Vallecano 2
Real Sociedad 2
Valencia 2
Villarreal 2
Espanyol 1
Leganés 1
Levante 1

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Each year is linked to an article on the particular season associated with the month of that year.
  2. ^ Nationality indicates national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules.
  3. ^ Diego Costa did not play with the Spain national team when the award was given, so he is considered in that moment as Brazilian.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Premios Liga BBVA y Liga Adelante a los mejores del mes; LFP.es, 22 October 2013 (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Premios Liga BBVA y Liga Adelante a los mejores de Octubre; LFP.es, 6 November 2013 (in Spanish)
  3. ^ "Premios BBVA a los mejores de noviembre". Official website of La Liga (in Spanish). 10 December 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2017. Sobre el terreno de juego, el futbolista más destacado del mes de noviembre ha sido Cristiano Ronaldo.
  4. ^ Premios BBVA a los mejores de diciembre; LFP.es 20 January 2014 (in Spanish)
  5. ^ Premios BBVA a los mejores de enero; LFP.es 5 February 2014 (in Spanish)
  6. ^ Premios BBVA a los mejores de febrero; LFP.es 27 February 2014 (in Spanish)
  7. ^ Premios BBVA a los mejores de marzo; LFP.es 7 April 2014 (in Spanish)
  8. ^ Premios BBVA a los mejores de abril; LFP.es 30 April 2014 (in Spanish)
  9. ^ Premios BBVA a los mejores de mayo; LFP.es 19 May 2014 (in Spanish)
  10. ^ Premios BBVA a los mejores de septiembre; LFP.es 6 October 2014 (in Spanish)
  11. ^ BBVA Awards for the best of October; LFP.es 12 November 2014
  12. ^ BBVA Awards for the best of November; LFP.es 10 December 2014
  13. ^ The BBVA Prizes for December's best; LFP.es 14 January 2015
  14. ^ Antoine Griezmann, Liga BBVA player of the month for January; LFP.es, 5 February 2015
  15. ^ Alberto Bueno named Liga BBVA player of the month for February; LFP.es, 4 March 2015
  16. ^ BBVA Prizes: Vitolo, best Liga BBVA player in March; LFP.es, 1 April 2015
  17. ^ Antoine Griezmann named April's Liga BBVA player of the month; LFP.es, 6 May 2015
  18. ^ "BBVA Awards: Cristiano Ronaldo chosen as Liga BBVA player of the month for May". Official website of La Liga. 3 June 2015. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  19. ^ Nolito named liga BBVA player of the month for September; LFP.es 1 October 2015
  20. ^ Borja Bastón named Liga BBVA Player of the Month for October; LFP.es 5 November 2015
  21. ^ Neymar named Liga BBVA Player of the Month for November; LFP.es 8 December 2015
  22. ^ Lucas Pérez, mejor jugador de la Liga BBVA en diciembre; LaLiga.es 8 January 2016 (in Spanish)
  23. ^ Messi named Liga BBVA Player of the Month for January; LFP.es 12 February 2016
  24. ^ Miku named Liga BBVA Player of the Month for February; LFP.es, 4 March 2016
  25. ^ "Aduriz named Liga BBVA Player of the Month for March". LaLiga.es. 1 April 2016.
  26. ^ "Koke named Liga BBVA Player of the Month for April". LFP.es. 19 May 2016. Retrieved 19 May 2016.
  27. ^ "Luis Suarez named Liga BBVA Player of the Month for May". LaLiga.es. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
  28. ^ "Jon Ander Serantes, LaLiga Santander's Player of the Month for August". LaLiga. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  29. ^ "Antoine Griezmann named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for September". LaLiga.es. 14 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  30. ^ "Iago Aspas named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for October". LaLiga.es. 14 November 2016. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
  31. ^ España, Madrid,. "Diego Lopez named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for November". Liga de Fútbol Profesional.
  32. ^ España, Madrid,. "Florin Andone named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for December". Liga de Fútbol Profesional.
  33. ^ "Steven N'Zonzi named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for January". La Liga. 7 February 2017.
  34. ^ "Sergi Enrich, Mejor Jugador de LaLiga Santander en febrero" (in Spanish). La Liga. 10 March 2017.
  35. ^ "Antoine Griezmann named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for March". La Liga. 4 April 2017.
  36. ^ "Lionel Messi named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for April". La Liga. 12 May 2017.
  37. ^ "Cristiano Ronaldo named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for May". La Liga. 8 June 2017.
  38. ^ "Simone Zaza named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for September". La Liga. 21 October 2017.
  39. ^ "Cedric Bakambu named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for October". Liga de Fútbol Profesional. 22 November 2017. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  40. ^ "Iago Aspas named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for November". Liga de Fútbol Profesional. 15 December 2017. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  41. ^ "Luis Suárez named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for December". Liga de Fútbol Profesional. 24 January 2018. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  42. ^ "Aritz Aduriz named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for January". Liga de Fútbol Profesional. 7 February 2018. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  43. ^ "Antoine Griezmann named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for February". La Liga. 8 March 2018.
  44. ^ "Rodrigo named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for March". La Liga. 16 April 2018.
  45. ^ España, Madrid,. "Lionel Messi named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for April | News | Liga de Fútbol Profesional 2018". www.laliga.es. Retrieved 2018-05-17.
  46. ^ "Leo Messi is the September Player of the Month in LaLiga Santander". La Liga. 17 October 2018. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  47. ^ "Luis Suarez is the October Player of the Month in LaLiga Santander". La Liga. 9 November 2018. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  48. ^ "Tomas Vaclik is the LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for November". La Liga. 12 December 2018. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  49. ^ "Griezmann is the December Player of the Month in LaLiga Santander". La Liga. 9 January 2019. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  50. ^ "Iñaki Williams named LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for January". La Liga. 6 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.