The Luxembourgian Footballer of the Year is an award granted every season to a football player from Luxembourg's domestic top-flight National Division, rewarding the player judged to have been the most valuable to his team that season. It is awarded by the sports desk of d'Wort , Luxembourg's most-read daily newspaper. It has been awarded every year since 1988, and has been named the Guy Greffrath Challenge after Guy Greffrath, the long-time sports editor at d'Wort, since 1997.
|1987–88||Denis Scuto||Jeunesse Esch|
|1988–89||Jean-Marc Rigaud||CA Spora Luxembourg|
|1989–90||Carlo Weis||FC Avenir Beggen|
|1990–91||Marc Birsens||Union Luxembourg|
|1991–92||Claude Ganser||Jeunesse Esch|
|1992–93||Luc Holtz||FC Etzella Ettelbruck|
|1993–94||Théo Scholten||FC Avenir Beggen|
|1994–95||Manuel Cardoni||Jeunesse Esch|
|1995–96||Manuel Cardoni||Jeunesse Esch|
|1996–97||Mikhail Zaritski||FC Sporting Mertzig|
|1997–98||Mikhail Zaritski||FC Sporting Mertzig|
|1998–99||Manuel Cardoni||Jeunesse Esch|
|1999–00||Manuel Cardoni||Jeunesse Esch|
|2000–01||Ahmed El Aouad||CS Hobscheid|
|2001–02||Frédéric Cicchirillo||F91 Dudelange|
|2002–03||Ahmed El Aouad||CS Grevenmacher|
|2003–04||Laurent Pellegrino||Jeunesse Esch|
|2004–05||Stéphane Martine||F91 Dudelange|
|2005–06||Joris Di Gregorio||F91 Dudelange|
|2006–07||Joris Di Gregorio||F91 Dudelange|
|2007-08||Emmanuel Coquelet||F91 Dudelange|
|2008-09||Pierre Piskor||FC Differdange 03|
|2009-10||Daniel Huss||CS Grevenmacher|
|2010–11||Daniel da Mota||F91 Dudelange|
|2011–12||Aurélien Joachim||F91 Dudelange|
|2012–13||Stefano Bensi||CS Fola Esch|
|2013–14||Sanel Ibrahimović||Jeunesse Esch|
|2014–15||Laurent Jans||CS Fola Esch|
|2015–16||David Turpel||F91 Dudelange|
|2016–17||Omar Er Rafikl||Differdange 03 / F91 Dudelange|
|2017–18||David Turpel||F91 Dudelange|
|2018–19||Danel Sinani||F91 Dudelange|
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Joseph ("Josy") Barthel was a Luxembourgish athlete. He was the surprise winner of the Men's 1500 metres at the 1952 Summer Olympics, and the only athlete representing Luxembourg to have won a gold medal at the Olympics. Besides athletics, Barthel also led successful careers in both chemistry and politics.
The European School, Luxembourg I was the first of the European Schools. It was founded in October 1953 on the initiative of officials of the European Coal and Steel Community, with the support of the Community's institutions and the government of Luxembourg. In April 1957, it formally became the first of the European Schools. Today it is located on the Kirchberg-Plateau in Luxembourg City.
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Football in Luxembourg is governed by the Luxembourg Football Federation (FLF), which is a member of FIFA and UEFA. The FLF organises the men's, women's and futsal national teams, in addition to the main domestic competitions, the National Division and the Luxembourg Cup.
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Luc Holtz is a former Luxembourgish international football player. He was the manager of the Luxembourg national under-21 football team. He is currently the manager of the Luxembourg national football team, succeeding Guy Hellers.
Xavier Bettel is a Luxembourg politician who has been Prime Minister of Luxembourg since 2013. He has previously served as Mayor of Luxembourg City, and was also a Member of the Chamber of Deputies.
The European School, Luxembourg II, also known as ESL2, is a European School, located on the border of the communes of Bertrange and Mamer in Luxembourg. Founded in 2004, the school prioritises, for enrolment purposes, pupils of EU staff based nearby. It is an all-through school, which offers a multilingual, multicultural education to its pupils, leading to the European Baccalaureate as its secondary leaving qualification.
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