The Total Player Award 2019

Turning Stars into Legends

The vote for the very best of 2019 has begun - who will be the next athletes to join our #LivingLegends as Total Player 2019? This year's additional experts, the extensive global media coverage and the public vote will form the most demanding jury yet.



Vote for your personal Total Player 2019 from a list of potential Frontrunners, predetermined by our expert jurors. The TOP 5 athletes from the public vote will gain an extra of 25 / 20 / 15 / 10 / 5 pts. to their overall count, tremendously increasing their chances for the title.



Absolute Authorities

The Total Player Award 2019 features 60 well decorated jurors from 6 continents - true experts in their field. Their critical eyes have carefully followed every athlete's performance in the pools around the world, and they are ready to deliver their verdict.


Male Expert Jury Votes


Female Expert Jury Votes


Expert Media Jury Votes

This year's Media Jury spans the entire globe, with expert voices from water polo's most dedicated media hubs.


About the Award


The Total Player Award is an initiative by Total Waterpolo and the entire water polo community to globally popularize the sport and improve sportsmanship among different nations.

By connecting coaches, media representatives and audience votes from all around the world, the Total Player Award ensures expert voices from the industry are heard and top athletes receive recognition for their performance in the previous season.

The Total Player Award represents the highest recognition from the international competitive water polo scene a single athlete can receive. It proves the undeniable impact the player has had even among the most critical minds of the craft. With the inclusion of the public vote, the stake got upped to the next level.

October 25, 2019

The Total Player Award 2019

July 2, 2019

18th FINA Water Polo World Championships – Gwangju 2019

June 18, 2019

FINA World League Super Final – Belgrade 2019

June 5, 2019

Water polo in Lagoa Azul – a good reason to visit Brasil!

Recently we wrote an article about a water polo tournament played in a volcanic lake. We discovered another tournament played in a fantastic location! This time […]
June 4, 2019

Hannover Final Eight – LEN Champions League 2018/2019

April 22, 2019

Gold For Moldavians – Hope For Water Polo

For the first time in Moldavian water polo history, their U17 team won a highly competitive tournament, beating South Africa in the final match 11:8. The […]
December 18, 2018


November 13, 2018

Total Player 2018 Award

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September 11, 2018

16th FINA Men’s Water Polo World Cup 2018 – Berlin (GER)

August 27, 2018

4th FINA World Women’s Youth Water Polo Championships 2018 – Belgrade (SRB)

The world’s most promising young ladies have gathered in Belgrade ([flag=rs]) to battle for the 2018 U-18 World Title.
August 25, 2018
LEN Men's Water Polo European U-19 Championship Starts Tomorrow!

European Men’s U19 Water Polo Championships 2018 – Minsk (BLR)

Europe’s finest young athletes have gathered in Minsk([flag=by]) to battle for the 2018 U-19 European Crown.
August 11, 2018

4th FINA World Men’s Youth Water Polo Championships 2018 – Szombathely (HUN)

The world’s most promising youngsters have gathered in Szombathely ([flag=hu]) to battle for the 2018 U-18 World Title.
July 13, 2018

LEN Water Polo European Championships Barcelona 2018

The old continent’s finest water polo athletes have gathered in Barcelona to fight for the prestigious European Championship Title. Make sure to check back frequently to […]
May 20, 2018
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As promised last week in our Player’s voice survey results, starting today we are going to release the actions we as a community will be able to […]
May 11, 2018

Beach Water Polo Fours — 4v4 Concept on the shores of Australia

At the recent FINA World Water Polo Conference, Beach Water Polo was mentioned more than once. The team at Beach Water Polo Fours thinks of it as […]
May 10, 2018
Extensive Interview with Dragan Jovanović: "This Is the Very Beginning of Water Polo Modernization"

WWPCA’s Dragan Jovanović: “Beginning of Water Polo Modernization”

Following the events of FINA’s Word Water Polo Conference in Budapest, we talked to Dragan Jovanović, the Executive Director for the World Water Polo Coaches Association. […]
May 10, 2018

LEN Champions League 2017/18, Group Stage Day 14: Summary

Jug and Brescia made it Jug (CRO) managed to beat Dynamo (RUS) in a great game and since Brescia (ITA) also won, the Russians missed the […]
May 7, 2018
Víctor Gutiérrez Leaves The Selection: "I Felt a Bit Frustrated"

Víctor Gutiérrez Leaves The National Team: “I Felt a Bit Frustrated”

Víctor Gutiérrez, leading goalscorer of the Premaat League, will not take part in the 33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships Barcelona 2018. The news comes as […]

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