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- European Footballer of the Year 1970 -

 Name  Country  Club
Pts.
1.
 Gerd Müller  West Germany  Bayern Munich
77
2.
 Bobby Moore  England  West Ham United 70
3.
 Luigi Riva  Italy  Cagliari 65
4.
 Franz Beckenbauer  West Germany  Bayern Munich 32
5.
 Wolfgang Overath  West Germany  1. FC Köln 29
6.
 Dragan Dzajic  Yugoslavia  Red Star Belgrade 24
7.
 Johan Cruyff  Holland  Ajax 13
8.
 Gordon Banks  England  Stoke City 8
 Alessandro Mazzola  Italy  Inter Milan 8
10.
 Uwe Seeler  West Germany  Hamburger SV 7
   Albert Shesternev  Soviet Union  Torpedo Moscow 7
   Gianni Rivera  Italy  AC Milan 7
   Rinus Israel  Holland  Feyenoord 7
14.
 Angelo Domenghini  Italy  Cagliari 4
 Ove Kindvall  Sweden  Feyenoord 4
 Francis Lee  England  Manchester City 4
 Willem van Hanegem  Holland  Feyenoord 4
18.
 Terry Cooper  England  Leeds United 3
 Geoff Hurst  England  West Ham United 3
 Alan Ball  England  Everton 3
 Giacinto Facchetti  Italy  Inter Milan 3
22.
 Eusebio  Portugal  Benfica 2
 Josip Skoblar  Yugoslavia  Olympique Marseille 2
24.
 Cornel Dinu  Romania  Dinamo Bucharest 1
 Jean Djorkaeff  France  Paris Saint-Germain 1
 Florea Dumitrache  Romania  Dinamo Bucharest 1
 Franz Hasil  Austria  Feyenoord 1
 Johan Kreische  East Germany  Dynamo Dresden 1
 Carlos Rexach  Spain  FC Barcelona 1
 


Gerd Müller crowned himself European top scorer in 1970, scoring 38 goals in the German Bundesliga. Der Bomber also helped West-Germany reach third place in the World Cup held in Mexico that year, scoring 10 goals in 6 matches.

The result listed above was the outcome of a ballot held amongst a panel of football journalists organised by the magazine France Football, with one vote coming from each of the following 26 countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Germany, England, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Soviet Union, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, West Germany and Yugoslavia. The result was announced in France Football (December 29, 1970), which reported Bobby Moore with 69 points.



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