Luis Surez best player in Holland

31st August 2010, Comments 0 comments


Ajax player Luis Suárez has been nominated best player in the Dutch Premier League in the 2009-2010 football season. The Uruguyan striker was awarded the Golden Boot at the 29th Football Player of the Year gala.

Newspaper De Telegraaf awards a grade to all players after each round in the competition based on technique, tactics, and energy. Luis Suárez garnered the most points in the overall standings. The Silver Boot was awarded to Dries Mertens, the Belgian striker playing for FC Utrecht, and the Bronze Boot to Ajax midfielder Demy de Zeeuw.

Luis Suárez was also lauded as top scorer, with 35 goals. He received the accompanying statuette from Ruud Gullit. Ajax defender Gregory van der Wiel was nominated Talent of the Year. Referee Roelof Luinge, who has since retired, was awarded the Golden Card for the third time in a row as the best referee of the 2009/2010 football season.  

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