RSSSF Brazil Player of the Year 2003

The vote for the fourth annual RSSSF BRAZIL PLAYER OF THE YEAR vote
is over. 31 days of voting have passed and 27 votes were processed.
Note that this voting was made according to the same model and rules
that the RSSSF world´s one used until 2002.

    Welcome back next year - from the 1st of January to the 31st of January
    in 2005 for the RSSSF Brazil Player of the Year 2004!


The contents of this article:
  1. Previous Winners.
  2. Rules.
  3. Results.
  4. The POY XI
  5. Name of voters.
  6. Demographic analysis of the voters.
  7. Teams of the voters
  8. Final Word


1. PREVIOUS WINNERS:

   2000: ROMÁRIO (Vasco da Gama)
   2001: ROMÁRIO (Vasco da Gama)
   2002: ROBINHO (Santos)

2. RULES

  The rules of the RSSSF Brazil Player Of the Year vote is the same used
  by RSSSF world for their Player of the Year award. Due to be an award
  restrict geographically, the following changes were made in the rules:

  1. All valid votes have to submitted between the 1st of January at
     00:00 (Brasília Time) and the 31st of January at midnight BT.

  2. The vote must be submitted on a form including the following information:
     Name of voter and his state of birth and state of residence.

  3. No more than two players of the same club are allowed.

  4. A player needs to have been active during the preceding calendar year 
     in any Brazilian club to be eligible to vote for.


3. RESULTS

RSSSF BRAZIL PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2003

The columns are:
   Position
   Name of Player
   Name of Club he played for (as official as possible, space limit)
   1P = First Places
   2P = Second Places
   3P = Third Places
   4P = Fourth Places
   5P = Fifth Places
   Total Number of Points

POS NAME                CLUB                  		1P 2P 3P 4P 5P TOTAL
================================================================================
  1.Alex                Cruzeiro EC                     23  6  3         148
  2.Luís Fabiano        São Paulo FC                     2  6  4 10  3    69
  3.Diego               Santos FC                           9  5     1    52
  4.Robinho             Santos FC                        1  5  1  2  1    33
  5.Dimba               Goiás EC                         1  2  1  4  3    27
  6.Renato              Santos FC                           1  7  1       27
  7.Alex                Santos FC                              3  4  2    19
  8.Dagoberto           C Atlético Paranaense            1  1  2  1       17
  9.Daniel Carvalho     SC Internacional                    1     2  4    12
 10.Kaká                São Paulo FC                     1        1        7
 10.Vágner Love         SE Palmeiras                     1        1        7
 12.Valdo               Botafogo FR                         1  1           7
 13.Felipe              Flamengo                         1           1     6
 14.Rogério Ceni        São Paulo FC                           2           6
 15.Elano               Santos FC                        1                 5
 15.Nilmar              SC Internacional                 1                 5
 17.Marcos              SE Palmeiras                           1     2     5
 18.Velloso             C Atlético Mineiro                        2  1     5
 19.Narciso             Santos FC                           1              4
 20.Fábio               Vasco                                  1     1     4
 21.Carlos Alberto      Fluminense FC                          1           3
 21.Cicinho             C Atlético Mineiro                     1           3
 23.Lúcio               SE Palmeiras                              1  1     3
 24.Tcheco              Coritiba FC                                  3     3
 25.Diego               C Atlético Paranaense                     1        2
 25.Gomes               Cruzeiro EC                               1        2
 25.Nádson              EC Vitória                                1        2
 25.Rodrígo Ítalo       CRB                                       1        2
 29.Dudu Cearense       EC Vitória                                   2     2
 29.Kuki                Náutico                                      2     2
 29.Maurinho            Cruzeiro EC                                  2     2
 32.Dininho             AD São Caetano                               1     1
 32.Grafite             Goiás EC                                     1     1
 32.Maldonado           São Paulo FC/EC Cruzeiro                     1     1
 32.Rodolfo             Fluminense FC                                1     1

4. The POY XI

Trinta e dois jogadores de dezessete clubes foram mencionados nesta eleição.
Desses jogadores, selecionando os mais votados de cada posição, podemos montar
a Seleção do POY 2003, que agrega a nata dos jogadores que passaram pelos clubes
brasileiros no último ano:
Thirty-two players from seventeen clubs were mentioned in this vote. From these
players, selecting the best voted in each position, we can build the POY 2003 XI,
which aggregates the top players who played in the Brazilian stadia last year:
Goalkeeper:
ROGÉRIO CENI (São Paulo)
Right Winger:
CICINHO (Atlético Mineiro)
Defenders:
ALEX (Santos)
NARCISO (Santos)
Left Winger:
LÚCIO (Palmeiras)
Midfielders:
ALEX (Cruzeiro)
DIEGO (Santos)
RENATO (Santos)
DANIEL CARVALHO (Internacional)
Forwarders:
LUÍS FABIANO (São Paulo)
ROBINHO (Santos)

5. The Names of the Voters.

(NB: in alphabetic order)

 1 Alexandre Mesquita Nunes Pereira
 2 Alexandre Silveira Limeira
 3 André do Nascimento Pereira
 4 Ângelo Cavalcanti Alves de Miranda Neto
 5 Braulio Fernandes Gerhardt
 6 Bruno Oliveira Pinto
 7 Bruno Yukio Duarte Yamamoto
 8 Eduardo Cacella
 9 Eduardo Nascimento dos Santos
10 Fábio Marques
11 Fernando César Rodrigues da Cruz
12 Flávio Nunes
13 Gilvannewton de Albuquerque Souza
14 Guillermo Alexander Botovchenco Rivera
15 Jack Suslik Pogorelsky Junior
16 Jorge Augusto Novis Neto
17 Leonardo Queiroz Ramalho
18 Lucas Fróes de Castro Nunes
19 Luis Henrique Garavello Filho
20 Luiz Fernando Bindi
21 Makarius Sepetauskas
22 Marcelo Leme de Arruda
23 Marcelo Vieira
24 Marcelo Weissheimer Lauria
25 Marlos Henrique Mendes
26 Miguel Alvim Gonzalez
27 Natanael Duarte
28 Nirez de Azevedo
29 Paulo Marcelo Lisbona Freitas
30 Paulo Torres da Fonseca
31 Rafael Malaman de Araújo
32 Ricardo de Freitas Fernandes Pontes 
33 Roberto Aguiar Cardoso Naves

6. Demographic analysis.

State of Birth

Alagoas             1
Bahia               2
Ceará               1
Maranhão            1
Minas Gerais        5
Pernambuco          2
Rio de Janeiro      7
Rio Grande do Sul   5
São Paulo           8
exterior (Portugal) 1


State of Residence

Alagoas             2
Bahia               1
Ceará               2
Distrito Federal    1
Espírito Santo      1
Goiás               1
Minas Gerais        5
Pernambuco          2
Rio de Janeiro      5
Rondônia            1
Rio Grande do Sul   2
São Paulo          10
exterior (Portugal) 1

7. Teams of the voters
CR Flamengo         8
São Paulo FC        5
SC Internacional    4
C Atlético Mineiro  3
C Náutico C         2
SE Palmeiras        2
C Atlético Parana.  1
EC Bahia            1
Botafogo FR         1
Ceará SC            1
CRB                 1
Moto Clube          1
Santos FC           1
SC Ulbra            1
CR Vasco da Gama    1

8. FINAL WORD


    A big THANKS to everyone who voted and please vote again next year!
    Also a special thanks to Karel Stokkermans and Kent Hedlundh for their assistance.

                           THIS VOTE IS COURTESY OF
                    REC.SPORT.SOCCER STATISTICS FOUNDATION
                                 BROUGHT TO YOU
                                       by

    Kent HEDLUNDH                                      STOKKERMANS Karel
    Vice-President of the RSSSF                        President of the RSSSF

    Marcelo Leme de Arruda                             Ricardo Pontes
    President of RSSSF Brazil                          President of RSSSF Brazil

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Prepared and maintained by Marcelo Leme de Arruda for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation and RSSSF Brazil

Author: Marcelo Leme de Arruda (mlarruda@terra.com.br)
Last updated: 03 Feb 2004

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