Undoubtedly, the upcoming 2018 was the year of the river. From the end to the end. And this is also understood by more than 400 journalists across America, since three finalists to be selected as the best football player on the continent They are from Millionaire. Yes, Núñez copied the prize to the King of America.
They are archer Franco Armani and pilots Petey Martinez and Juan Fernando Quintero, all this season at an excellent level, and key figures to become champions of the Libertadores Cup (no less than Boca), and winners of the Argentine Super Cup, which they also won against Xeneize.
The final decision of the traditional poll, organized by the Uruguayan newspaper El País since 1986, will be announced on Monday, although the voting is closed on Friday.
Armani, Pity and Juanfer they headed the preferences ahead of Uruguayan Nahitan Nandez (Boca) and Venezuelan Josef Martinez, MLS scorer and champion in Atlanta United, headed by Gerardo Martino.
In addition, on the same day will be announced the best technical director and the perfect team of America.
All winners of the award for the best football player in America
1986 Antonio Alzamendi (river)
1987 Carlos Valderrama (Deportivo Cali)
1988 Ruben Paz (Racing)
1989 Bebeto (Vasco da Gama)
1990 Raul Amarilla (Olympia)
1991 Oscar Ruggeri (Velez)
1992 Rai (San Pablo)
1993 Carlos Valderrama (Young Barranquilla)
1994 Cafu (San Pablo)
1995 Enzo Francescoli (River)
1996 José Luis Chilavert (Velez)
1997 Marcelo Salas (River)
1998 Martin Palermo (Boca)
1999 Javier Saviola (River)
2000 Romario (Vasco da Gama)
2001 Juan Roman Riquelme (Boca)
2002 Jose Cardoso (Toluca)
2003 Carlos Tevez (Boca)
2004 Carlos Tevez (Boca)
2005 Carlos Tevez (Corinthians)
2006 Matias Fernandez (Kolo Kolo)
2007 Salvador Cabanas (America, Mexico)
2008 Juan Sebastian Veron (students)
2009 Juan Sebastian Veron (students)
2010 Andres d. & # 39; Alessandro (Inter Porto Alegre)
2011 Neymar (Santos)
2012 Neymar (Santos)
2013 Ronaldinho (Atlético Mineiro)
2014 Teofilo Gutierrez (river)
2015 Carlos Sanchez (river)
2016 Miguel Borja (Atlético Nacional)
2017 Luan (Gremio)