AC Milan’s Thiago Silva has been awarded as the Samba d’Or winner for 2011 by the Sambafoot Association, as the best Brazilian Football player in Europe.
Barcelona’s Dani Alves bagged second place, while Porto’s Hulk bagged third place in the final standings.
List of Winners for Samba d´Or
In 2008, Real Madrid midfielder Kaka
In 2009, Sao Paulo striker Luis Fabiano
In 2010, Inter Milan full-back Maicon.