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Ballon d'Or 1957

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Ballon d'Or 1957

The 1957 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 Alfredo Di Stéfano on 17 December 1957.


Rank Name Club Nationality Points
1 Alfredo Di Stéfano[1] Real Madrid Spain 72
2 Billy Wright Wolverhampton Wanderers England 19
3 Duncan Edwards Manchester United England 16
Raymond Kopa Real Madrid France 16
5 László Kubala Barcelona Hungary 15
6 John Charles Juventus Wales 14
7 Eduard Streltsov Torpedo Moscow Soviet Union 12
8 Tommy Taylor Manchester United England 10
9 József Bozsik Budapest Honvéd Hungary 9
Igor Netto Spartak Moscow Soviet Union 9
11 Lev Yashin Dynamo Moscow Soviet Union 8
12 Gyula Grosics Tatabánya Hungary 7
Francisco Gento Real Madrid Spain 7
14 Miloš Milutinović Partizan Yugoslavia 4
Danny Blanchflower Tottenham Hotspur Northern Ireland 4
Juan Schiaffino Milan Italy 4
17 Stanley Matthews Blackpool England 3
Johnny Haynes Fulham England 3
Gerhard Hanappi Rapid Wien Austria 3
20 Sándor Kocsis Young Fellows Zürich Hungary 2
Horst Szymaniak Wuppertaler SV West Germany 2
22 Kurt Hamrin Padova Sweden 1
Ladislav Novák Dukla Prague Czechoslovakia 1


  1. ^ Despite being born in Argentina, Alfredo Di Stefano acquired Spanish citizenship in 1956, and went on to play for the Spanish national football team.[1]


  1. ^ "Europe dazzled by Di Stéfano". UEFA. 22 November 2004. Archived from the original on 11 December 2008. Retrieved 6 December 2008. 

External links

  • Official Ballon d'Or pageFrance Football
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