1947 Pallone d'Oro

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The 1947 Pallone d'Oro was the 14th annual ceremony of the Pallone d'Oro, presented by La Gazetta dello Sport, and recognising the best footballers in the world in 1947. This is the first ceremony in 5 last years.

The nominees for the ceremony were announced on 9 December 1947. On 29 December 1947, Valentino Mazzola won his first Pallone d'Oro, he becomes the third Italian to win the trophy after Meazza and Orsi.

Nominees[edit | edit source]

Player Team Nationality
Josef Bican Czechoslovakia Slavia Praha  Czechoslovakia
Mario Boyé Argentina Boca Juniors  Argentina
Chico Brazil Vasco da Gama  Brazil
Danilo Alvim Brazil Vasco da Gama  Brazil
Ferenc Deák Hungary Szentlőrinci  Hungary
Alfredo Di Stéfano Argentina River Plate  Argentina
Nicolás Falero Uruguay Peñarol  Uruguay
Tom Finney England Preston North End  England
Neil Franklin England Stoke City  England
Guglielmo Gabetto Italy Torino  Italy
Walter Gómez Uruguay Nacional  Uruguay
Tommy Lawton England Chelsea  England
Billy Liddell England Liverpool  Scotland
Félix Loustau Argentina River Plate  Argentina
Wilf Mannion England Middlesbrough  England
Stanley Matthews England Blackpool  England
Valentino Mazzola Italy Torino  Italy
Norberto Méndez Argentina Huracán  Argentina
José Manuel Moreno Argentina River Plate  Argentina
Gunnar Nordahl Sweden IFK Norrköping  Sweden
René Pontoni Argentina San Lorenzo  Argentina
Néstor Rossi Argentina River Plate  Argentina
Telmo Zarra Spain Athletic Bilbao  Spain

Jury[edit | edit source]

Results[edit | edit source]

Position Player Team Nationality Points
1 Valentino Mazzola Italy Torino  Italy 75
2 Alfredo Di Stéfano Argentina CA River Plate  Argentina 44
3 Stanley Matthews England Blackpool  England 43
4 José Manuel Moreno Argentina River Plate  Argentina 25
5 Wilf Mannion England Middlesbrough  England 12
6 Tommy Lawton England Chelsea  England 11
7 Gunnar Nordahl Sweden IFK Norrköping  Sweden 8
8 Ferenc Deák Hungary Szentlörinci  Hungary 5
9 Danilo Alvim Brazil Vasco da Gama  Brazil 3
Josef Bican Czechoslovakia Slavia Praha  Czechoslovakia
11 Guglielmo Gabetto Italy Torino  Italy 2

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