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UEFA Jubilee Awards - "Golden Players"


To celebrate the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)'s 50th anniversary in 2004, each of its member associations was asked by UEFA to choose one of its own players as the single most outstanding player of the past 50 years (1954–2003). The 52 players were known as the Golden Players. The list of players was released in November 2003, and were recognized at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon.

:ALB: Albania - Panajot PANO
:AND: Andorra - KOLDO
:ARM: Armenia - Khoren OGANESIAN
:AUT: Austria - Herbert PROHASKA
:AZR: Azerbaijan - Anatoliy BANISHEVSKIY
:BLR: Belarus - Sergei ALEINIKOV
:BEL: Belgium - Paul VAN HIMST
:BIH: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Safet SUŠIĆ
:BUL: Bulgaria - Hristo STOICHKOV
:CRO: Croatia - Davor ŠUKER
:CYP: Cyprus - Sotiris KAIAFAS
:CZE: Czech Republic - Josef MASOPUST
:DEN: Denmark - Michael LAUDRUP
:ENG: England - Bobby MOORE
:EST: Estonia - Mart POOM
:FRO: Faroe Islands - Abraham LØKIN
:FIN: Finland - Jari LITMANEN
:FRA: France - Just FONTAINE
:GEO: Georgia - Murtaz KHURTSILAVA
:GER: Germany - Fritz WALTER
:GRE: Greece - Vassilis HATZIPANAGIS
:HUN: Hungary - Ferenc PUSKÁS
:ICL: Iceland - Ásgeir SIGURVINSSON
:IRL: Republic of Ireland - Johnny GILES
:ISR: Israel - Mordechai SPIEGLER
:ITA: Italy - Dino ZOFF
:KZH: Kazakhstan - Sergey KVOCHKIN
:LAT: Latvia - Aleksandr STARKOVS
:LIH: Liechtenstein - Rainer HASLER
:LIC: Lithuania - Arminas NARBEKOVAS
:LUX: Luxembourg - Louis PILOT
:MAK: Macedonia - Darko PANČEV
:MAL: Malta - Carmel BUSUTTIL
:MOL: Moldova - Pavel CEBANU
:NET: Netherlands - Johan CRUYFF
:NIR: Northern Ireland - George BEST
:NOR: Norway - Rune BRATSETH
:POL: Poland - Wlodzimierz LUBAŃSKI
:POR: Portugal - EUSÉBIO
:ROM: Romania - Gheorghe HAGI
:RUS: Russia - Lev YASHIN
:SAN: San Marino - Massimo BONINI
:SCO: Scotland - Denis LAW
:SER: Serbia - Dragan DŽAJIĆ
:SVK: Slovakia - Ján POPLUHÁR
:SLO: Slovenia - Branko OBLAK
:SPA: Spain - Alfredo DI STÉFANO
:SWE: Sweden - Henrik LARSSON
:SWI: Switzerland - Stéphane CHAPUISAT
:TUR: Turkey - Hakan ŞÜKÜR
:UKR: Ukraine - Oleg BLOKHIN
:WAL: Wales - John CHARLES

Thu Jul 18, 2013 2:02 pm

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Why no Sindelar is easy to explain. It is about the best player of the last 50 years. But I do agree that some choices are weird yeah

Mon Sep 23, 2013 6:23 am
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Yes, it's just the players from last 50 years..

Well Šuker is there because like everywhere else when making the selections of the best players, just the players from the last 20-30 years are mentioned..

Older players, as well as the words of people who watched them playing, get redicouled and laughed. Just the thoughts of new internet fanboys generation count...

Sad but true...

Stop the PSD copycats...

Mon Sep 23, 2013 10:49 am
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Maybe we should create the missing players, that will be fun to do :)

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