Portugal - Footballer of the Year


There are currently two elections. The one by CNID (club of journalists) is open to any player of Portuguese nationality, that of the newspaper 'Record' to players in the Portuguese league.


List of Winners

Year   CNID Election     
                     
1970   EUSÉBIO          (Benfica)  [by Diário Popular]
1971   NENÉ             (Benfica) 
1972   TONI             (Benfica) 
1973   EUSÉBIO          (Benfica) 
1974   HUMBERTO COELHO  (Benfica) 
1975   JOÃO ALVES       (Benfica) 
1976   CHALANA          (Benfica) 
1977   BENTO            (Benfica) 
1978   António OLIVEIRA (FC Porto) 
1979   José COSTA       (FC Porto) 
1980   JORDÃO           (Sporting) 
1981   António OLIVEIRA (FC Porto) 
1982   António OLIVEIRA (FC Porto) 
1983   Fernando GOMES   (FC Porto) 
1984   CHALANA          (Benfica)                    Record Election
1985   CARLOS MANUEL    (Benfica) 
1986   Paulo FUTRE      (FC Porto)                   Paulo FUTRE        (FC Porto) 
1987   Paulo FUTRE      (FC Porto/Atlético Madrid)   Paulo FUTRE        (FC Porto) 
1988   RUI BARROS       (FC Porto/Juventus)          RUI BARROS         (FC Porto) 
1989   VITOR BAÍA       (FC Porto)                   RICARDO (Bra)      (Benfica)   
1990   DOMINGOS         (FC Porto)                   Jorge CADETE       (Sporting)
1991   VITOR BAÍA       (FC Porto)                   DOMINGOS           (FC Porto)
1992   JOÃO PINTO       (Benfica)                    VITOR BAÍA         (FC Porto) 
1993   JOÃO PINTO       (Benfica)                    FERNANDO COUTO     (FC Porto) 
1994   JOÃO PINTO       (Benfica)                    JOÃO PINTO         (Benfica) 
1995   Luís FIGO        (Sporting/Barcelona)         Luís FIGO          (Sporting) 
1996   Luís FIGO        (Barcelona)                  VITOR BAÍA         (FC Porto) 
1997   Luís FIGO        (Barcelona)                  Mário JARDEL (Bra) (FC Porto)   
1998   Luís FIGO        (Barcelona)                  SÉRGIO CONCEIÇÃO   (FC Porto)
1999   Luís FIGO        (Barcelona)                  Mário JARDEL (Bra) (FC Porto)  
2000   Luís FIGO        (Real Madrid)                Beto ACOSTA (Arg)  (Sporting)
2001   PETIT            (Boavista FC)                PETIT              (Boavista FC)
2002   Mario JARDEL     (Sporting)                   Mário JARDEL (Bra) (Sporting)
2003   Ricardo CARVALHO (FC Porto)
2004   DECO             (FC Porto)
2005   Ricardo QUARESMA (FC Porto)
2006   Ricardo QUARESMA (FC Porto)
2007   SIMAO Sabrosa    (Benfica)                  
2008   LISANDRO Lopez   (FC Porto)   
2009   Bruno ALVES      (FC Porto)
2010   David LUIZ       (Benfica)
2011   HULK             (FC Porto)
2012   HULK             (FC Porto) 
2013   Nemanja MATIC    (Benfica)
2014   Enzo PEREZ       (Benfica)

Number of wins (CNID)

6   Luís FIGO

3   JOÃO PINTO, António OLIVEIRA

2   CHALANA, EUSÉBIO, Paulo FUTRE, VITOR BAÍA, Ricardo QUARESMA, HULK      

1   BENTO, CARLOS MANUEL, José COSTA, DOMINGOS, Fernando GOMES, HUMBERTO COELHO,
    JOÃO ALVES, JORDÃO, NENÉ, RUI BARROS, TONI, PETI, Mario JARDEL, Ricardo CARVALHO,
    DECO, SIMAO Sabrosa, LISANDRO Lopez, Bruno ALVES, David LUIZ, Nemanja MATIC,
    Enzo PEREZ


Coach of the Year

NB: election by newspaper 'Record'.

1986  Artur Jorge 
1987  Artur Jorge 
1988  Carlos Queirós 
1989  Carlos Queirós 
1990  Artur Jorge 
1991  Carlos Queirós 
1992  Manuel José 
1993  Manuel José 
1994  Toni 
1995  Bobby Robson (England) 
1996  Mário Reis  
1997  Carlos Brito 
1998  Mário Palma 
1999  Augusto Inácio and Humberto Coelho 
2000  Jaime Pacheco 

Golden Ball

Awarded by newspaper 'A Bola'.  MVP Portuguese League.

1991  Eusébio       (career award) 
1992  Vitor Baía    (FC Porto) 
1993  João Pinto    (Benfica) 
1994  Luís Figo     (Sporting) 
1995  Domingos      (FC Porto) 
1996  João Pinto    (Benfica) 
1997  Mário Jardel  (Brazil-FC Porto)  
1998  Mário Jardel  (Brazil-FC Porto) 
1999    not awarded 
2000  Jorge Costa   (FC Porto) 
2001  Sanchez       (Boavista)
2002  Jardel        (Sporting)
2003  Deco          (FC Porto)
2004  Rossato       (Nacional)
2005  Simão         (Benfica)
2006  Petit         (Benfica)
2007  Quaresma      (FC Porto)

About this document

Thanks to João Nunes (jvnunes82@gmail.com) and Roberto Di Maggio for updates

Prepared and maintained by Rui Manuel Conceição Silva for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Rui Manuel Conceição Silva (rui.family@clix.pt)
Last updated: 20 Nov 2014

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