Ballon d'Or 1966

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The 1966 Ballon d'Or, given to the best football player in Europe as judged by a panel of sports journalists from UEFA member countries, was awarded to Bobby Charlton, with a single point ahead of Eusébio.


Rank Name Club Nationality Points
1 Bobby Charlton Manchester United  England 81
2 Eusébio S.L. Benfica  Portugal 80
3 Franz Beckenbauer Bayern Munich  West Germany 59
4 Bobby Moore West Ham  England 31
5 Flórián Albert Ferencvárosi  Hungary 23
6 Ferenc Bene Újpesti Dózsa  Hungary 8
7 Lev Yashin Dynamo Moscow  Soviet Union 6
Alan Ball Blackpool / Everton  England 6
János Farkas Vasas  Hungary 6
10 José Torres S.L. Benfica  Portugal 5
11 Mario Corso Inter Milan  Italy 4
Valery Voronin Torpedo Moscow  Soviet Union 4
13 Mário Coluna S.L. Benfica  Portugal 3
14 Georgi Asparuhov Levski Sofia  Bulgaria 2
Geoff Hurst West Ham  England 2
Sandro Mazzola Inter Milan  Italy 2
Gordon Banks Leicester City  England 2
18 Tony Dunne Manchester United  Ireland 1
Willi Schulz Hamburger SV  West Germany 1
Denis Law Manchester United  Scotland 1
Paul Van Himst Anderlecht  Belgium 1
Igor Chislenko Dynamo Moscow  Soviet Union 1
Helmut Haller Bologna  West Germany 1

Source: Or 1966

External links

  • France Football Official Ballon d'Or page
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