European Player of the Year 2001

By the Uruguayan newspaper El País. Any player from a European club is 
eligible, no matter their country of origin. Winner is called "Rey del futbol 
de Europa" (Europe Football King).
Top 10
 1. Zinedine ZIDANE               41  pts    France      Juventus (Ita) / Real Madrid (Spa)
 2. Michael OWEN                  40   "     England     Liverpool (Eng)
 3. RAÚL Gonzáles Blanco          36   "     Spain       Real Madrid (Spa)
 4. Luís FIGO                     35   "     Portugal    Real Madrid (Spa)
 5. Oliver KAHN                   33   "     Germany     Bayern Munich (Ger)
 6. David BECKHAM                 32   "     England     Manchester United (Eng)
 7. Alessandro NESTA              29   "     Italy       Lazio (Ita)
 8. RIVALDO Vitor Borba Ferreira  27   "     Brazil      FC Barcelona (Spa)
 9. ROBERTO CARLOS da Silva       25   "     Brazil      Real Madrid (Spa)
10. Andrii SHEVCHENKO             23   "     Ukraine     AC Milan (Ita)
    Lilian THURAM                 23   "     France      Parma AC (Ita) / Juventus (Ita)

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