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1975 Ballon d'Or Results

The Ballon d'Or award is an annual football award for the best player from the previous year. Up until 1995 it was awarded only to football players from Europe and was generally known as the European Footballer of the Year award.

Below are the nominees in the final order after voting for the 1975 award. The winner was Oleg Blokhin. Blokhin was born in Ukraine, but at that time it was part of the Soviet Union. See the list of all Ballon d'Or winners.

Final order for the men's 1975 Ballon d'Or

Order Player Club Nationality Points
1 Oleg Blokhin Dynamo Kyiv Soviet Union 122
2 Franz Beckenbauer Bayern Munich West Germany 42
3 Johan Cruyff Barcelona Netherlands 27
4 Berti Vogts Borussia Mönchengladbach West Germany 25
5 Sepp Maier Bayern Munich West Germany 20
6 Ruud Geels Ajax Netherlands 18
7 Jupp Heynckes Borussia Mönchengladbach West Germany 17
8 Paul Breitner Real Madrid West Germany 14
9 Colin Todd Derby County England 12
10 Dudu Georgescu Dinamo București Romania 11
11 Peter Lorimer Leeds United Scotland 9
  Branko Oblak Schalke 04 Yugoslavia 9
  Pirri Real Madrid Spain 9
14 Ralf Edström PSV Eindhoven Sweden 6
  Günter Netzer Real Madrid West Germany 6
  Dino Zoff Juventus Italy 6
17 Hristo Bonev Lokomotiv Plovdiv Bulgaria 4
  Josip Katalinski Nice Yugoslavia 4
  Grzegorz Lato Stal Mielec Poland 4
  Gerd Müller Bayern Munich West Germany 4
  Ivo Viktor Dukla Prague Czechoslovakia 4
22 Ján Pivarník Slovan Bratislava Czechoslovakia 3
23 Leonid Buryak Dynamo Kyiv Soviet Union 2
  Jürgen Croy Sachsenring Zwickau East Germany 2
  Johan Neeskens Barcelona Netherlands 2
  Jean-Marc Guillou Nice France 2
27 João Alves Boavista Portugal 1
  Dragan Džajić Bastia Yugoslavia 1
  Giacinto Facchetti Internazionale Italy 1
  Don Givens Queens Park Rangers Republic of Ireland 1
  Pat Jennings Tottenham Hotspur Northern Ireland 1
  Allan Simonsen Borussia Mönchengladbach Denmark 1

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