South American Player of the Year 1979

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. Diego MARADONA                           Argentina      Argentinos Juniors (Arg)
 2. Julio César ROMERO                       Paraguay       Sportivo Luqueño (Par) 
 3. Paulo Roberto FALCÃO                     Brazil         Internacional-RS (Bra)
 4. Ubaldo FILLOL                            Argentina      River Plate (Arg)
 5. Artur Antunes Coimbra "ZICO"             Brazil         Flamengo (Bra)
 6. Fernando MORENA                          Uruguay        Rayo Vallecano (Spa)
 7. Carlos CASZELY                           Chile          Colo Colo (Chi)
 8. Daniel PASSARELLA                        Argentina      River Plate (Arg)
 9. Mario KEMPES                             Argentina      Valencia C.F. (Spa)
10. Ramón DÍAZ                               Argentina      River Plate (Arg)

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