Chilean Footballer of the Year is an award that the Circulo de Periodistas de Chile annually grants, to those Chilean soccer players who during the season of Primera División de Chile have obtained the greater number of points, in agreement with the opinion of the editors of the agency.
|2019||José Pedro Fuenzalida||Universidad Católica|
|2016||Arturo Vidal||Bayern München|
|2013||Cristopher Toselli||Universidad Católica|
|2012||Charles Aránguiz||Universidad de Chile|
|2011||Eduardo Vargas||Universidad de Chile|
|2009||Claudio Bravo||Real Sociedad|
|2008||Gary Medel||Universidad Católica|
|2007||Carlos Villanueva||Audax Italiano|
|2005||José Luis Sierra||Unión Española|
|2002||Miguel Ramírez||Universidad Católica|
|2001||Jaime Riveros||Santiago Wanderers|
|2000||Sergio Vargas||Universidad de Chile|
|1999||Pedro González||Universidad de Chile|
|1997||Marcelo Salas||River Plate|
|1996||Sebastián Rozental||Universidad Católica|
|1995||Cristian Traverso||Universidad de Chile|
|1994||Alberto Acosta||Universidad Católica|
|1989||Héctor Hoffens||Universidad de Chile|
|1986||Oscar Fabbiani||CD Palestino|
|1983||Miguel Ángel Neira||Universidad Católica|
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