Ballon d'Or 1995

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1995 Ballon d'Or
Dates 1995

The 1995 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 George Weah on 24 December 1995.[1] It was the first edition of this award where players born outside Europe were allowed to receive votes.


Rank Name Club Nationality Points
1 George Weah Italy AC Milan  Liberia 144
2 Jürgen Klinsmann Germany Bayern Munich  Germany 108
3 Jari Litmanen Netherlands Ajax  Finland 67
4 Alessandro Del Piero Italy Juventus  Italy 57
5 Patrick Kluivert Netherlands Ajax  Netherlands 47
6 Gianfranco Zola Italy Parma  Italy 41
7 Paolo Maldini Italy Milan  Italy 36
8 Marc Overmars Netherlands Ajax  Netherlands 33
9 Matthias Sammer Germany Borussia Dortmund  Germany 18
10 Michael Laudrup Spain Real Madrid  Denmark 17
11 Marcel Desailly Italy Milan  France 16
12 Frank Rijkaard Netherlands Ajax  Netherlands 15
Fabrizio Ravanelli Italy Juventus  Italy 15
14 Paulo Sousa Italy Juventus  Portugal 14
Hristo Stoichkov Italy Parma  Bulgaria 14
16 Dejan Savićević Italy Milan  Yugoslavia 12
17 Davor Šuker Spain Sevilla  Croatia 10
18 Fernando Hierro Spain Real Madrid  Spain 9
19 Gianluca Vialli Italy Juventus  Italy 8
20 Gabriel Batistuta Italy Fiorentina  Argentina 7
21 Franco Baresi Italy Milan  Italy 6
Finidi George Netherlands Ajax  Nigeria 6
23 Roberto Baggio Italy Juventus  Italy 5
Anthony Yeboah England Leeds  Ghana 5
Zvonimir Boban Italy Milan  Croatia 5
26 Ronaldo Netherlands PSV Eindhoven  Brazil 4
27 Juan Esnáider Spain Real Madrid  Argentina 3
Iván Zamorano Spain Real Madrid  Chile 3
Andreas Möller Germany Borussia Dortmund  Germany 3
30 Vítor Baía Portugal Porto  Portugal 2
Bebeto Spain Deportivo de La Coruña  Brazil 2
32 Zinedine Zidane Italy Juventus  France 1
Luís Figo Spain Barcelona  Portugal 1
Ian Wright England Arsenal  England 1

Additionally, 16 players were nominated but received no votes: Daniel Amokachi, Dino Baggio, Abel Balbo, Mario Basler, Júlio César da Silva, Didier Deschamps, Donato Gama, Stefan Effenberg, Vincent Guérin, Christian Karembeu, Bernard Lama, Japhet N'Doram, Jay-Jay Okocha, Fernando Redondo, Peter Schmeichel and Clarence Seedorf.


  1. Pierrend, José Luis (26 March 2005). "European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or") 1995". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 26 March 2005. Retrieved 12 November 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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