European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or") 2000


The results of this voting were published on France Football # 2854 (19 December 2000).

There were 51 voters, from Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, the Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Wales 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
===========================================================================================================
  1. Luis Figo                         Portugal           Real Madrid           197    20 21  4  -  1    46
  2. Zinedine Zidane                   France             Juventus              181    24  6 11  2  -    43
  3. Andriy Shevchenko                 Ukraine            Milan AC               85     3  8  7  8  1    27
  4. Thierry Henry                     France             Arsenal                57     -  6  8  3  3    20
  5. Alessandro Nesta                  Italy              Lazio Roma             39     2  -  4  5  7    18
     Vitor Barbosa Ferreira "Rivaldo"  Brazil             FC Barcelona           39     -  -  7  5  8    20
  7. Gabriel Batistuta                 Argentina          AS Roma                26     1  2  1  4  2    10
  8. Gaizka Mendieta                   Spain              Valencia CF            22     -  1  2  4  4    11
  9. Raúl González                     Spain              Real Madrid            18     -  1  1  4  3     9
 10. Paolo Maldini                     Italy              Milan AC               10     -  1  1  1  1     4
     David Beckham                     England            Manchester United      10     -  -  1  1  5     7
 12. Zlatko Zahovic                    Slovenia           Valencia CF             8     1  -  1  -  -     2
     Fabien Barthez                    France             Manchester United       8     -  -  -  3  2     5
 14. Francesco Toldo                   Italy              Fiorentina              7     -  -  1  1  2     4
     Francesco Totti                   Italy              AS Roma                 7     -  -  1  1  2     4
     Roberto Carlos da Silva           Brazil             Real Madrid             7     -  -  -  2  3     5
 17. Patrick Kluivert                  Netherlands        FC Barcelona            6     -  1  -  1  -     2
 18. Edgar Davids                      Netherlands        Juventus                5     -  1  -  -  1     2
     Hakan Sukur                       Turkey             Internazionale          5     -  1  -  -  1     2
     Mario Jardel                      Brazil             Galatasaray             5     -  -  1  1  -     2
     Fernando Redondo                  Argentina          Milan AC                5     -  -  -  2  1     3
 22. Pavel Nedved                      Czech Republic     Lazio Roma              4     -  1  -  -  -     1
     David Trezeguet                   France             Juventus                4     -  1  -  -  -     1
 24. Marcel Desailly                   France             Chelsea                 2     -  -  -  1  -     1
     Oliver Kahn                       Germany            Bayern Munich           2     -  -  -  1  -     1
     Manuel Rui Costa                  Portugal           Fiorentina              2     -  -  -  1  -     1
 27. Laurent Blanc                     France             Internazionale          1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Claudio López                     Argentina          Lazio Roma              1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Roy Keane                         Ireland            Manchester United       1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Juan Sebastián Verón              Argentina          Lazio Roma              1     -  -  -  -  1     1
 
Eligible players who did not receive any votes: 
Sonny Anderson (Bra), Nicolas Anelka (Fra), Jocelyn Angloma (Fra), Dennis Bergkamp (Ned), 
Hernán Crespo (Arg), Didier Deschamps (Fra), Marcelo Gallardo (Arg), "Geremi" Njitap (Cam), 
Ryan Giggs (Wal), Filippo Inzaghi (Ita), Patrick Mboma (Cam), Savo Milosevic (Yug), 
Nuno Gomes (Por), Alvaro Recoba (Uru), Paul Scholes (Eng), Marco Simone (Ita),
Jaap Stam (Ned), Sylvain Wiltord (Fra) and Boudewijn Zenden (Ned)

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