La Liga Awards
The La Liga Awards, previously known as the LFP Awards, are presented annually by the Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP) to the best players and coach in La Liga, the first division of association football in Spain. Established in the 2008–09 season, they are the first official awards in the history of the Spanish competition. La Liga's best coach and player in each position—goalkeeper, defender, midfielder, and forward—are chosen based on a voting by the captain and vice-captains of each club, while the best player overall is determined via statistical analysis.
Since the La Liga Awards' creation, Barcelona players have won 31 honours in the six main categories, almost triple the number won by any other club. Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has been named La Liga's best player six years out of eight and La Liga's best forward seven times out of eight. Across all positions, the other outstanding individuals are Barcelona midfielder Andrés Iniesta with five wins, Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola with four wins, Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos with four wins, and goalkeepers Iker Casillas of Real Madrid and Víctor Valdés of Barcelona with two wins each.
Wins by individual
Wins by club
|Fair Play||Breakthrough Player||World Player||Fans' Five-Star Player|
|2008–09||Juan Carlos Valerón (Deportivo)||Sergio Busquets (Barcelona)||Not awarded||Not awarded|
|2009–10||Marcos Senna (Villarreal)||Pedro (Barcelona)||Not awarded||Not awarded|
|2010–11||Alberto Rivera (Sporting Gijón)||Iker Muniain (Athletic Bilbao)||Not awarded||Not awarded|
|2011–12||Carles Puyol (Barcelona)||Isco (Málaga)||Not awarded||Not awarded|
|2012–13||Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)||Asier Illarramendi (Real Sociedad)||Not awarded||Not awarded|
|2013–14||Ivan Rakitić (Sevilla)||Rafinha (Celta Vigo)|| Carlos Bacca (Sevilla)
Yacine Brahimi (Granada)
|2014–15||Not awarded||Not awarded|| Neymar (Barcelona)
Sofiane Feghouli (Valencia)
|Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)|
|2015–16||Not awarded||Marco Asensio (Espanyol)||Luis Suárez (Barcelona)||Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid)|
The following awards were presented once:
|2012–13||Most Valuable Player||Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)|
|2013–14||Best Goal||Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)|
Other La Liga honours
Team of the season
Player and manager of the month
- Don Balón Award
- Miguel Muñoz Trophy
- Trofeo Alfredo Di Stéfano
- Ricardo Zamora Trophy
- Pichichi Trophy
- Zarra Trophy
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