European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or") 1968


The results of this voting were published on France Football # 1186 (24 December 1968).

There were 25 voters, from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Germany, England, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Soviet Union, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, West Germany and Yugoslavia.

The columns are:
   Position
   Name of Player
   Name of Club
   Nationality
   Total Number of Points
   1P = First Places
   2P = Second Places
   3P = Third Places
   4P = Fourth Places
   5P = Fifth Places
   Votes = Number of Voters who nominated this player

Pos  Player                            Country            Club                Total    1P 2P 3P 4P 5P Votes
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  1. George Best                       Northern Ireland   Manchester United      61     7  3  4  1  -    15
  2. Bobby Charlton                    England            Manchester United      53     5  3  4  2  -    14
  3. Dragan Dzajic                     Yugoslavia         Crvena Zvezda          46     4  2  3  3  3    15
  4. Franz Beckenbauer                 West Germany       Bayern Munich          36     3  3  2  1  1    10
  5. Giacinto Facchetti                Italy              Internazionale         30     2  4  -  1  2     9
  6. Luigi Riva                        Italy              Cagliari               22     1  2  1  2  2     8
  7. Amancio Amaro                     Spain              Real Madrid            21     1  1  3  1  1     7
  8. Eusébio da Silva Ferreira         Portugal           Benfica                15     -  2  1  2  -     5
  9. Gianni Rivera                     Italy              Milan AC               13     1  2  -  -  -     3
 10. Jimmy Greaves                     England            Tottenham               8     1  -  1  -  -     2
     José Martínez "Pirri"             Spain              Real Madrid             8     -  -  2  1  -     3
 12. Willi Schulz                      West Germany       Hamburger SV            7     -  1  -  1  1     3
     Antal Dunai                       Hungary            Újpest Dózsa            7     -  -  1  2  -     3
 14. Georgi Asparukhov                 Bulgaria           Levski Sofia            6     -  1  -  -  2     3
     Albert Shesternev                 Soviet Union       Torpedo Moskva          6     -  -  1  1  1     3
 16. Ove Kindvall                      Sweden             Feyenoord               5     -  -  -  2  1     3
 17. Lajos Szucs                       Hungary            Ferencvaros             4     -  1  -  -  -     1
     Alessandro Mazzola                Italy              Internazionale          4     -  -  1  -  1     2
     Florian Albert                    Hungary            Ferencvaros             4     -  -  -  2  -     2
 20. Gerd Müller                       West Germany       Bayern Munich           3     -  -  1  -  -     1
     Johan Cruyff                      Netherlands        Ajax                    3     -  -  -  1  1     2
 22. Jacky Charlton                    England            Leeds United            2     -  -  -  1  -     1
     Bobby Moore                       England            West Ham United         2     -  -  -  1  -     1
 24. Alan Ball                         England            Everton                 1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Ferenc Bene                       Hungary            Újpest Dózsa            1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Angelo Domenghini                 Italy              Internazionale          1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Mirsad Fazlagic                   Yugoslavia         FK Sarajevo             1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Tommy Gemmel                      Scotland           Celtic Glasgow          1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Jimmy Johnstone                   Scotland           Celtic Glasgow          1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Murtaz Khurtsilava                Soviet Union       Dinamo Tbilissi         1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Ivica Osim                        Yugoslavia         Zeljeznicar Sarajevo    1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Louis Pilot                       Luxembourg         Standard Liège          1     -  -  -  -  1     1
 


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