The European Player of the Year award was presented to George Best of Manchester United in 1968, after Best had helped United win the European Cup the same year.

Best was influential in the run-up to the final, scoring a crucial goal against Real Madrid in the semis.

The winger won the award ahead of teammate Bobby Charlton and Red Star Belgrade counterpart Dragan Dzajic.


  • Title: 1968 Ballon d'Or, George Best
  • Date Created: 1968
  • Subject Keywords: Manchester United
  • Type: Award

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