1949 Pallone d'Oro

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The 1949 Pallone d'Oro was the 16th annual ceremony of the Pallone d'Oro, presented by La Gazetta dello Sport, and recognising the best footballers in the world in 1949.

The nominees for the ceremony were announced on 12 December 1948.

On the 27 December, Ference Puskas wins the second of its four Pallone d'Oro by one point against the brazilian player Zizinho.

Nominees[edit | edit source]

Player Team Nationality
Ademir de Menezes Brazil Vasco da Gama  Brazil
Estanislao Basora Spain FC Barcelona  Spain
José Carlos Bauer Brazil São Paulo FC  Brazil
Johnny Carey England Manchester City  Republic of Ireland
César Spain FC Barcelona  Spain
Danilo Alvim Brazil Vasco da Gama  Brazil
Ferenc Deák Hungary Ferencváros  Hungary
Jimmy Dickinson England Portsmouth  England
Jair Brazil Palmeiras  Brazil
Valentino Mazzola Italy Torino  Italy
Norberto Méndez Argentina Racing Club  Argentina
Óscar Míguez Uruguay Peñarol  Uruguay
José Manuel Moreno Chile Universidad Católica  Argentina
István Nyers Italy Inter Milan  Hungary
Adolfo Pedernara Colombia Millonarios FC  Argentina
Ferenc Puskás Hungary Budapest Honvéd  Hungary
Ferenc Rudas Hungary Ferencváros  Hungary
Juan Alberto Schiaffino Uruguay CA Peñarol  Uruguay
Llamil Simes Argentina Racing Club  Argentina
Billy Steel England Derby County  Scotland
Obdulio Varela Uruguay CA Peñarol  Uruguay
Willie Woodburn Scotland Glasgow Rangers  Scotland
Zizinho Brazil Flamengo  Brazil

Jury[edit | edit source]

Results[edit | edit source]

Position Player Team Nationality Points
1 Ferenc Puskás Hungary Budapest Honvéd  Hungary 50
2 Zizinho Brazil Flamengo  Brazil 49
3 Ferenc Deák Hungary Ferencváros  Hungary 43
4 Ademir de Menezes Brazil Vasco da Gama  Brazil 31
5 Norberto Méndez Argentina Racing Club  Argentina 20
6 Jair Brazil Palmeiras  Brazil 12
César Spain Barcelona  Spain
8 Danilo Alvim Brazil Vasco da Gama  Brazil 6
9 Adolfo Pedernara Colombia Millonarios  Argentina 2
Willie Woodburn Scotland Glasgow Rangers  Scotland
11 José Carlos Bauer Brazil São Paulo  Brazil 1
Valentino Mazzola Italy Torino  Italy
Ferenc Rudas Hungary Ferencváros  Hungary
Juan Alberto Schiaffino Uruguay Peñarol  Uruguay

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