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1991 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 1991 award. The winner was French player Jean-Pierre Papin whoplayed for Marseille. See the list of all Ballon d'Or winners.

Final order for the men's 1991 Ballon d'Or

Order Player Club Nationality Points
1 Jean-Pierre Papin France Marseille 141
2 Dejan Savićević Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 42
  Darko Pančev Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade 42
  Lothar Matthäus Germany Internazionale 42
5 Robert Prosinečki Yugoslavia Red Star Belgrade /  Real Madrid 34
6 Gary Lineker England Tottenham Hotspur 33
7 Gianluca Vialli Italy Sampdoria 18
8 Miodrag Belodedici Romania Red Star Belgrade 15
9 Mark Hughes Wales Manchester United 12
10 Chris Waddle England Marseille 11
11 Michael Laudrup Denmark Barcelona 7
12 Rudi Völler Germany Roma 5
13 Txiki Begiristain Spain Barcelona 3
  Stéphane Chapuisat Switzerland Borussia Dortmund 3
  Bruno Martini France Auxerre 3
  Paul McGrath Republic of Ireland Aston Villa 3
  Dean Saunders Wales Derby County / Liverpool 3
  Hristo Stoichkov Bulgaria Barcelona 3
19 Roberto Mancini Italy Sampdoria 2
  Marco van Basten Netherlands Milan 2
21 Guido Buchwald Germany VfB Stuttgart 1
  Thomas Doll Germany Lazio 1
  Stefan Effenberg Germany Bayern Munich 1
  Ruud Gullit Netherlands Milan 1
  Gheorghe Hagi Romania Real Madrid 1
  Alexei Mikhailichenko Soviet Union Rangers 1
  Gary Pallister England Manchester United 1
  Dimitris Saravakos Greece Panathinaikos 1
  Gianluca Pagliuca Italy Sampdoria 1
  Guy Hellers Luxembourg Standard Liège 1
  Laurent Blanc France Napoli 1

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