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From 1976[1] until 2010, the Spanish sports magazine Don Balón conferred the Don Balón Award (Premio Don Balón) to the best Spanish player, the best foreign player, the best referee and the breakthrough player in La Liga. These awards ceased to exist after the closure of the magazine in 2011.

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WinnersEdit

Season Best Spanish player Best foreign player Best breakthrough player Best coach Best referee
1975–76 Miguel Ángel González
(Real Madrid)
  Johan Neeskens
(Barcelona)
  Miljan Miljanić
(Real Madrid)
1976–77 Juanito
(Burgos)
  Johan Cruyff
(Barcelona)
  Luis Aragonés
(Atlético Madrid)
1977–78 Migueli
(Barcelona)
  Johan Cruyff
(Barcelona)
  Luis Molowny
(Real Madrid)
1978–79 Quini
(Sporting Gijón)
  Uli Stielike
(Real Madrid)
  Luis Molowny
(Real Madrid)
1979–80 Rafael Gordillo
(Real Betis)
  Uli Stielike
(Real Madrid)
  Luis Molowny
(Real Madrid)
1980–81 Urruti
(Espanyol)
  Uli Stielike
(Real Madrid)
  Alberto Ormaetxea
(Real Sociedad)
1981–82 Miguel Tendillo
(Valencia)
  Uli Stielike
(Real Madrid)
  Alberto Ormaetxea
(Real Sociedad)
1982–83 Juan Antonio Señor
(Zaragoza)
  Juan Barbas
(Zaragoza)
  Javier Clemente
(Athletic Bilbao)
1983–84 Manuel Cervantes
(Murcia)
  Juan Barbas
(Zaragoza)
  Javier Clemente
(Athletic Bilbao)
1984–85 Migueli
(Barcelona)
  Bernd Schuster
(Barcelona)
  Terry Venables
(Barcelona)
1985–86 Míchel
(Real Madrid)
  Jorge Valdano
(Real Madrid)
  Juan Carlos
(Valladolid)
  Luis Molowny
(Real Madrid)
Emilio Carlos Guruceta
1986–87 Andoni Zubizarreta
(Barcelona)
  Hugo Sánchez
(Real Madrid)
  Ernesto Valverde
(Espanyol)
  Javier Clemente
(Espanyol)
Emilio Carlos Guruceta
1987–88 Juan Antonio Larrañaga
(Real Sociedad)
  Alemão
(Atlético Madrid)
  Sebastián Losada
(Espanyol)
  Leo Beenhakker
(Real Madrid)
Emilio Soriano Aladrén
1988–89 Fernando
(Valencia)
  Oscar Ruggeri
(Logroñés)
  Luis Milla
(Barcelona)
  John Toshack
(Real Sociedad)
Victoriano Sánchez Arminio
1989–90 Rafael Martín Vázquez
(Real Madrid)
  Hugo Sánchez
(Real Madrid)
  Pedro
(Logroñés)
  John Toshack
(Real Madrid)
Emilio Soriano Aladrén
1990–91 Andoni Goikoetxea
(Barcelona)
  Bernd Schuster
(Atlético Madrid)
  Luis Enrique
(Sporting Gijón)
  Johan Cruyff
(Barcelona)
Ildefonso Urízar Azpitarte
1991–92 Agustín Elduayen
(Burgos)
  Michael Laudrup
(Barcelona)
  Delfí Geli
(Albacete)
  Johan Cruyff
(Barcelona)
Raúl García de Loza
1992–93 Fran
(Deportivo)
  Miroslav Đukić
(Deportivo)
  Julen Guerrero
(Athletic Bilbao)
  Arsenio Iglesias
(Deportivo)
Juan Andújar Oliver
1993–94 Julen Guerrero
(Athletic Bilbao)
  Romário
(Barcelona)
  Sergi Barjuán
(Barcelona)
  Víctor Fernández
(Zaragoza)
Antonio Jesús López Nieto
1994–95 José Amavisca
(Real Madrid)
  Iván Zamorano
(Real Madrid)
  Raúl
(Real Madrid)
  Arsenio Iglesias
(Deportivo)
Arturo Daudén Ibáñez
1995–96 José Luis Caminero
(Atlético Madrid)
  Predrag Mijatović
(Valencia)
  Iván de la Peña
(Barcelona)
  Radomir Antić
(Atlético Madrid)
Antonio Jesús López Nieto
1996–97 Raúl
(Real Madrid)
  Ronaldo
(Barcelona)
  Víctor
(Valladolid)
  Vicente Cantatore
(Valladolid)
Manuel Mejuto González
1997–98 Alfonso
(Real Betis)
  Rivaldo
(Barcelona)
  Albert Celades
(Barcelona)
  Javier Irureta
(Celta Vigo)
José María García Aranda
1998–99 Raúl
(Real Madrid)
  Luís Figo
(Barcelona)
  Xavi
(Barcelona)
  Héctor Cúper
(Mallorca)
Manuel Mejuto González
1999–2000 Raúl
(Real Madrid)
  Luís Figo
(Barcelona)
  Iker Casillas
(Real Madrid)
  Javier Irureta
(Deportivo)
Antonio Jesús López Nieto
2000–01 Raúl
(Real Madrid)
  Luís Figo
(Real Madrid)
  Carles Puyol
(Barcelona)
  Mané
(Alavés)
José María García Aranda
2001–02 Raúl
(Real Madrid)
  Zinedine Zidane
(Real Madrid)
  Joaquín
(Real Betis)
  Rafael Benítez
(Valencia)
Antonio Jesús López Nieto
2002–03 Xabi Alonso
(Real Sociedad)
  Nihat Kahveci
(Real Sociedad)
  Thiago Motta
(Barcelona)
  Raynald Denoueix
(Real Sociedad)
Manuel Mejuto González
2003–04 Vicente
(Valencia)
  Ronaldinho
(Barcelona)
  Júlio Baptista
(Sevilla)
  Javier Irureta
(Deportivo)
César Muñiz Fernández
2004–05 Xavi
(Barcelona)
  Juan Román Riquelme
(Villarreal)
  Sergio Ramos
(Sevilla)
  Frank Rijkaard
(Barcelona)
Alberto Undiano Mallenco
2005–06 David Villa
(Valencia)
  Ronaldinho
(Barcelona)
  Raúl Albiol
(Valencia)
  Frank Rijkaard
(Barcelona)
Manuel Mejuto González
2006–07 Santi Cazorla
(Recreativo)
  Lionel Messi
(Barcelona)
  Alexis
(Getafe)
  Juande Ramos
(Sevilla)
Alberto Undiano Mallenco
2007–08 Marcos Senna
(Villarreal)
  Sergio Agüero
(Atlético Madrid)
  Bojan
(Barcelona)
  Gregorio Manzano
(Mallorca)
Manuel Mejuto González
2008–09 Andrés Iniesta
(Barcelona)
  Lionel Messi
(Barcelona)
  Gerard Piqué
(Barcelona)
  Pep Guardiola
(Barcelona)
Miguel Ángel Pérez Lasa
2009–10 Borja Valero
(Mallorca)
  Lionel Messi
(Barcelona)
  Javi Martínez
(Athletic Bilbao)
  Pep Guardiola
(Barcelona)
Javier Turienzo Álvarez
 
Uli Stielike is the foreign all-time record winner of the award with four wins.
 
Lionel Messi was the last foreign winner, having won the award three times in total.

By foreign player (multiple)Edit

Player Titles Seasons
  Uli Stielike 4 1978–79, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1981–82
  Luís Figo 3 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01
  Lionel Messi 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10
  Johan Cruyff 2 1976–77, 1977–78
  Juan Barbas 1982–83, 1983–84
  Hugo Sánchez 1986–87, 1989–90
  Bernd Schuster 1984–85, 1990–91
  Ronaldinho 2003–04, 2005–06

By Spanish player (multiple)Edit

Player Titles Seasons
Raúl 5 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2001–02
Migueli 2 1977–78, 1984–85

By manager (multiple)Edit

Manager Titles Seasons
  Luis Molowny 4 1977–78, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1985–86
  Javier Clemente 3 1982–83, 1983–84, 1986–87
  Javier Irureta 1997–98, 1999–2000, 2003–04
  Alberto Ormaetxea 2 1980–81, 1981–82
  John Toshack 1988–89, 1989–90
  Johan Cruyff 1990–91, 1991–92
  Arsenio Iglesias 1992–93, 1994–95
  Frank Rijkaard 2004–05, 2005–06
  Pep Guardiola 2008–09, 2009–10

Team of the Decade (2000s)Edit

Player of the Decade (2000s)Edit

(Published December 2010)[2]

Rank Player Votes
1   Zinedine Zidane 27.7%
2   Lionel Messi 23.5%
3   Ronaldo 17.6%
4   Xavi 15%
5   Ronaldinho 9%
6   Iker Casillas 7.2%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Prasidh Kumar Mishra (10 October 2010). Sports Journalism. Pinnacle Technology. p. 91. ISBN 978-1-61820-463-9. Retrieved 18 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b "El equipo de ensueño del siglo XXI". Don Balón. Retrieved 31 July 2017.

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