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1977 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 1977 award. The winner was Allan Simonsen, who played for Borussia Mönchengladbach in Germany. Simonsen is the only player from Denmark to have won the award. See the list of all Ballon d'Or winners.

Final order for the men's 1977 Ballon d'Or

Order Player Club Nationality Points
1 Allan Simonsen Borussia Mönchengladbach Denmark 74
2 Kevin Keegan Liverpool / Hamburger SV England 71
3 Michel Platini Nancy France 70
4 Roberto Bettega Juventus Italy 39
5 Johan Cruyff Barcelona Netherlands 23
6 Klaus Fischer Schalke 04 West Germany 21
7 Tibor Nyilasi Ferencváros Hungary 13
  Rob Rensenbrink Anderlecht Netherlands 13
9 Dudu Georgescu Dinamo București Romania 6
10 Emlyn Hughes Liverpool England 5
  Steve Heighway Liverpool Ireland 5
  Berti Vogts Borussia Mönchengladbach West Germany 5
13 Dominique Bathenay Saint-Étienne France 4
  Trevor Brooking West Ham United England 4
  Anders Linderoth Marseille Sweden 4
  Ronnie Hellström 1. FC Kaiserslautern Sweden 4
  Franco Causio Juventus Italy 4
18 Ruud Krol Ajax Netherlands 3
  Marius Trésor Marseille France 3
20 Rainer Bonhof Borussia Mönchengladbach West Germany 2
  Heinz Flohe 1. FC Köln West Germany 2
  Ruud Geels Ajax Netherlands 2
  Dieter Müller 1. FC Köln West Germany 2
  Pirri Real Madrid Spain 2
  Peter Shilton Nottingham Forest England 2
26 Giancarlo Antognoni Fiorentina Italy 1
  Jürgen Grabowski Eintracht Frankfurt West Germany 1
  Gérard Janvion Saint-Étienne France 1
  Ray Kennedy Liverpool England 1
  Hans Krankl Rapid Wien Austria 1
  Gordon McQueen Leeds United Scotland 1
  András Törőcsik Újpest Hungary 1

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