European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or") 2001


The results of this voting were published on France Football # 2906 (18 December 2001).

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
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  1. Michael Owen                      England            Liverpool             176    19 11  8  5  3    46
  2. Raúl González                     Spain              Real Madrid           140     5 17 12  5  1    40
  3. Oliver Kahn                       Germany            Bayern Munich         114    11  6  8  4  3    32
  4. David Beckham                     England            Manchester United     102     9  5  6  6  7    33
  5. Francesco Totti                   Italy              AS Roma                57     -  3  6 11  5    25
  6. Luis Figo                         Portugal           Real Madrid            56     5  3  3  3  4    18
  7. Vitor Barbosa Ferreira "Rivaldo"  Brazil             FC Barcelona           20     1  1  1  2  4     9
  8. Andriy Shevchenko                 Ukraine            Milan AC               18     -  -  2  4  4    10
  9. Thierry Henry                     France             Arsenal                14     -  2  1  -  3     6
     Zinedine Zidane                   France             Real Madrid            14     -  1  1  2  3     7
 11. Bixente Lizarazu                  France             Bayern Munich          10     -  1  -  3  -     4
 12. David Trezeguet                   France             Juventus                7     -  1  -  1  1     3
 13. Stefan Effenberg                  Germany            Bayern Munich           6     1  -  -  -  1     2
 14. Henrik Larsson                    Sweden             Celtic Glasgow          4     -  -  1  -  1     2
     Alessandro Nesta                  Italy              Milan AC                4     -  -  1  -  1     2
 16. Juan Sebastián Verón              Argentina          Manchester United       3     -  -  1  -  -     1
     Hernán Crespo                     Italy              Lazio Roma              3     -  -  -  1  1     2
 18. Giovane Élber                     Brazil             Bayern Munich           2     -  -  -  1  -     1
     Gaizka Mendieta                   Spain              Lazio Roma              2     -  -  -  1  -     1
     Roberto Carlos da Silva           Brazil             Real Madrid             2     -  -  -  1  -     1
     Damiano Tommasi                   Italy              AS Roma                 2     -  -  -  1  -     1
     Sami Hyypia                       Finland            Liverpool               2     -  -  -  -  2     2
     Emmanuel Olisadebe                Poland             Panathinaikos           2     -  -  -  -  2     2
     Ebbe Sand                         Denmark            Schalke 04              2     -  -  -  -  2     2
 25. Roberto Baggio                    Italy              Brescia                 1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Steven Gerrard                    England            Liverpool               1     -  -  -  -  1     1
     Manuel Rui Costa                  Portugal           Milan AC                1     -  -  -  -  1     1
 
Eligible players who did not receive any votes: 
Sonny Anderson (Bra), Fabien Barthez (Fra), Gabriel Batistuta (Arg), Gianluigi Buffon (Ita), 
Marcos Evangelista "Cafu" (Bra), Vincent Candela (Fra), Eric Carrière (Fra), 
Alessandro Del Piero (Ita), Marcel Desailly (Fra), Rio Ferdinand (Eng), Ryan Giggs (Wal),
Jimmy Hasselbaink (Ned), Iván Helguera (Spa), Harry Kewell (Atl), Patrick Kluivert (Ned), 
Samuel Kuffour (Gha), Hidetoshi Nakata (Jap), Pavel Nedved (Cze), Pedro Pauleta (Por), 
Robert Pires (Fra), Paul Scholes (Eng), Lilian Thuram (Fra) and Patrick Vieira (Fra)

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