South American Player of the Year 1976

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. Elías FIGUEROA                           Chile          Internacional-RS (Bra)
 2. Artur Antunes Coimbra "ZICO"             Brazil         Flamengo (Bra)
 3. Roberto RIVELINO                         Brazil         Fluminense (Bra)
 4. Hugo Orlando GATTI                       Argentina      Boca Juniors (Arg)
 5. LUIS Edmundo PEREIRA                     Brazil         Atlético Madrid (Spa)
 6. Fernando MORENA                          Uruguay        Peñarol (Uru)
 7. Norberto ALONSO                          Argentina      River Plate (Arg)
    Daniel PASSARELLA                        Argentina      River Plate (Arg)
    PAULO CÉSAR Lima                         Brazil         Fluminense (Bra)
10. João Leiva Campos Filho "LEIVINHA"       Brazil         Atlético Madrid (Spa)                  

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