History Ballon D'Or
HISTORY BALLON D'ORThis project wants to pay homage to the 60 players who have been awarded with the highest individual football award, the Ballon d'Or. The work is divided for years, some since 1956 and ends in 2015.Is award given annually to the play…
Marco van Basten - Il Post
Abbracciato dall’allenatore del Milan Arrigo Sacchi dopo la finale di Coppa dei Campioni vinta dal Milan contro lo Steaua Bucarest a Barcellona, in Spagna, il 24 maggio 1989. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
In 99, Van Basten was ranked 10th in the European player of the Century election, and he was voted twelfth in the "World Player of the Century" election. In 2004, Pelé named Van Basten one of the 125 best living footballers. In 2004, a nationwide poll was held for the 100 greatest Dutch people and Van Basten was number 25, the 2nd highest for a football player, behind Johan Cruyff. In March 2007, Sky Sports ranked Van Basten 1st on its list of great athletes who had their careers cut short.