Ballon d'Or 1991

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1991 Ballon d'Or
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1991 Ballon d'Or winner Jean-Pierre Papin
Dates 1991

The 1991 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 Jean-Pierre Papin and published December 24, 1991.[1]

Papin was the third French national to win the award after Raymond Kopa (1958) and Michel Platini (1983, 1984 and 1985). He was also the first player from the French League to win the trophy.[2]


Rank Player Nationality Club Points
1 Jean-Pierre Papin  France France Marseille 141
2 Lothar Matthäus  Germany Italy Internazionale 42
Darko Pančev  Yugoslavia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 42
Dejan Savićević  Yugoslavia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 42
5 Robert Prosinečki  Yugoslavia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade
Spain Real Madrid
6 Gary Lineker  England England Tottenham Hotspur 33
7 Gianluca Vialli  Italy Italy Sampdoria 18
8 Miodrag Belodedici  Romania Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 15
9 Mark Hughes  Wales England Manchester United 12
10 Chris Waddle  England France Marseille 11
11 Michael Laudrup  Denmark Spain Barcelona 7
12 Rudi Völler  Germany Italy Roma 5
13 Txiki Begiristain  Spain Spain Barcelona 3
Stéphane Chapuisat   Switzerland Germany Borussia Dortmund 3
Bruno Martini  France France Auxerre 3
Paul McGrath  Republic of Ireland England Aston Villa 3
Dean Saunders  Wales England Derby County
England Liverpool
Hristo Stoichkov  Bulgaria Spain Barcelona 3
19 Roberto Mancini  Italy Italy Sampdoria 2
Marco van Basten  Netherlands Italy Milan 2
21 Guido Buchwald  Germany Germany Stuttgart 1
Thomas Doll  Germany Italy Lazio 1
Stefan Effenberg  Germany Germany Bayern Munich 1
Ruud Gullit  Netherlands Italy Milan 1
Gheorghe Hagi  Romania Spain Real Madrid 1
Alexei Mikhailichenko  Soviet Union Scotland Rangers 1
Gary Pallister  England England Manchester United 1
Dimitris Saravakos  Greece Greece Panathinaikos 1
Gianluca Pagliuca  Italy Italy Sampdoria 1
Guy Hellers  Luxembourg Belgium Standard Liège 1
Laurent Blanc  France Italy Napoli 1


  1. Pierrend, José Luis (18 December 2008). "European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or") 1991". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2009. Retrieved 30 December 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or")". RSSSF. 22 October 2008. Archived from the original on 17 December 2008. Retrieved 24 December 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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