South American Player of the Year 1973

By the Venezuelan newspaper El Mundo; chosen by soccer writers from South 
America.  Any South-American player is eligible no matter where he plays.
Top 10
 1. Edson Arantes do Nascimento "PELÉ"       Brazil         Santos (Bra)
 2. Miguel Angel BRINDISI                    Argentina      Huracán (Arg)
 3. Roberto RIVELINO                         Brazil         Corinthians (Bra)
 4. Fernando MORENA                          Uruguay        Peñarol (Uru)
 5. Carlos CASZELY                           Chile          Colo Colo (Chi)
 6. Elías FIGUEROA                           Chile          Internacional-RS (Bra)
 7. Ruben AYALA                              Argentina      Atlético Madrid (Spa)
    Jair Ventura Filho "JAIRZINHO"           Brazil         Botafogo (Bra)
    Hugo SOTIL                               Peru           F.C. Barcelona (Spa)
10. Saturnino ARRÚA                          Paraguay       Real Zaragoza (Spa)
    Alberto QUINTANO                         Chile          Cruz Azul (Mex)   

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