South American Player of the Year 1985

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. Julio César ROMERO                       Paraguay       Fluminense (Bra)
 2. Enzo FRANCESCOLI                         Uruguay        River Plate (Arg)
 3. Claudio BORGHI                           Argentina      Argentinos Juniors (Arg)
 4. Roberto CABAÑAS                          Paraguay       América Cali (Col)
 5. Walter CASAGRANDE                        Brazil         Corinthians (Bra)
 6. Roberto FERNANDEZ                        Paraguay       Deportivo Cali (Col)
    Artur Antunes Coimbra "ZICO"             Brazil         Flamengo (Bra)
 8. Sergio BATISTA                           Argentina      Argentinos Juniors (Arg)
    Renato Portaluppi "RENATO GAÚCHO"        Brazil         Grêmio-RS (Bra)
    Rodolfo RODRIGUEZ                        Uruguay        Santos (Bra)

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