Samba Gold 2020

The Samba Gold is awarded to the best Brazilian player playing outside of Brazil. The award takes into account the player’s statistics, role, achievements and overall impact at his club from the start until the end of the year.

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson has been voted the best Brazilian player in Europe for 2019.
Winner 2019

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Choose the Best Player for 2020

We bring you the list of the top 30 Brazilian names that have been standout in Europe from January 2020 until December 2020. There are no details are the moment but voters will be allowed to make their choice when it becomes open to the public.

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Learn About the Rules of the Award:

Article 1. Samba Gold

The aim is to appoint the best European based Brazilian player of the year. The trophy (the exclusive property of the which will be delivered at the end of December.

Article 2. The Voters

Samba Gold voters belong to three distinct groups: the first consists of the web site’s readers; the second, consisting of a group of eleven ‘official selectors’ chosen by the association, will have ex-players, managers of players, coaches and other leaders in touch with Brazilian football, the third will be journalists all expert of the European Football.

Article 3. Voting Process

The vote will be organized as follows: the Internet, the “VIP electors” and the journalists will be able to vote from day 3/12 to day on January 2until midnight. The votes of the three groups have the same electoral weight.

Article 4. The Trophy

The trophy will be delivered by Sambafoot directly to chosen best player, which will be shown on the site on January 3rd, a day after the closure of the votes. The delivery of the first trophy winner will be first publicly revealed on the site.

Article 5. Nominations

The list of players initially will be composed of 30 names and made available on the site. Each voter must choose their 3 best players on the list, in order of preference. The first player voted most will be called the Samba Gold, the second, the Samba Silver and the third Samba Bronze.