South American Player of the Year 1977

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. Artur Antunes Coimbra "ZICO"             Brazil         Flamengo (Bra)
 2. Roberto RIVELINO                         Brazil         Fluminense (Bra)
 3. Elías FIGUEROA                           Chile          Palestino (Chi)
 4. Edson Arantes do Nascimento "PELÉ"       Brazil         New York Cosmos (USA)
 5. Ubaldo FILLOL                            Argentina      River Plate (Arg)
 6. Ricardo BOCHINI                          Argentina      Independiente (Arg)
 7. Teófilo CUBILLAS                         Perú           Alianza Lima (Per)
 8. Hugo Orlando GATTI                       Argentina      Boca Juniors (Arg)
 9. Daniel BERTONI                           Argentina      Independiente (Arg)
10. René HOUSEMAN                            Argentina      Huracán (Arg)

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