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1971 Ballon d'Or Winner Johan Cruyff receives the Ballon d'Or

The 1971 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 Johan Cruyff on 28 December 1971.[1]

Cruyff was the first Dutch national to win the award, and also the first Ajax player to win the trophy.[2]




  1. ^ France Football reports Chivers with 13 points.


  1. ^ Pierrend, José Luis (7 Apr 2005). "European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or") 1971". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 18 January 2009. Retrieved 25 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or")". RSSSF. 18 December 2008. Archived from the original on 17 December 2008. Retrieved 25 December 2008. 

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