South American Player of the Year 1978

By the Venezuelan newspaper El Mundo; chosen by soccer writers from South 
America.  Any South-American player is eligible no matter where he plays.
Top 10
 1. Mario KEMPES                             Argentina      Valencia C.F. (Spa)
 2. Ubaldo FILLOL                            Argentina      River Plate (Arg)
 3. José DIRCEU Guimarães                    Brazil         América (Mex)
 4. Daniel PASSARELLA                        Argentina      River Plate (Arg)
 5. Teófilo CUBILLAS                         Peru           Alianza Lima (Per)
 6. Elías FIGUEROA                           Chile          Palestino (Chi)
 7. Ricardo BOCHINI                          Argentina      Independiente (Arg)
 8. César CUETO                              Peru           Alianza Lima (Per)
 9. Roberto RIVELINO                         Brazil         Fluminense (Bra)
10. Osvaldo ARDILES                          Argentina      Tottenham Hotspur (Eng)

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