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Fri 25 April 2008

The Friday List of Little or No Consequence #58

The second-best player in Europe...
24 Ballon D'Or (European Footballer of the Year) Runners-up Who Never Did Win The Trophy

1. Billy Wright (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - 1957
2. Ferenc Puskas (Real Madrid) - 1960
3. Gianni Rivera (Milan) - 1960
4. Bobby Moore (West Ham United) - 1970
5. Dino Zoff (Juventus) - 1973
6. Rob Rensenbrink (Anderlecht) - 1976
7. Paul Breitner (Bayern Munich) - 1981
8. Kenny Dalglish (Liverpool) - 1983
9. Jean Tigana (Bordeaux) - 1984
10. Preben Elkjaer Larsen (Verona) - 1985
11. Gary Lineker (Everton / Barcelona) - 1986
12. Ruud Gullit (Milan) - 1988
13. Franco Baresi (Milan) - 1989
14. Salvatore Schillaci (Juventus) - 1990
15. Dennis Bergkamp (Ajax / Internazionale) - 1993
16. Jurgen Klinsmann (Tottenham / Bayern Munich) - 1995
17. Davor Suker (Real Madrid) - 1998
18. David Beckham (Manchester United) - 1999
19. Raul* (Real Madrid) - 2001
20. Roberto Carlos (Real Madrid) - 2002
21. Thierry Henry* (Arsenal) - 2003
22. Deco* (Porto / Barcelona) - 2004
23. Frank Lampard* (Chelsea) - 2005
24. Cristiano Ronaldo* (Manchester United) - 2007

* So far...

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