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December 21, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Gabriel Hernandez

Gabriel Hernandez won the gold medal at the 2001 World Championships playing for Spain. He was a hero of the final game at that competition, scoring […]
December 20, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Aaron Younger

Aaron Younger, the captain of the Australian national team, has been considered one of the best non-European players in European water polo in the last few […]
December 19, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Alessandro Campagna

Alessandro Campagna is one of a few persons in the water polo world who won Olympic medals both as a player and as a coach. The […]
December 17, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Ioannis Fountoulis

Ioannis Fountoulis, the captain of Greece, has been a true national team leader for years. He has won numerous individual awards, was the best scorer of […]
December 16, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Theodoros Vlachos

In 2021, Theodoros Vlachos became one of a few head coaches who have an Olympic medal and the Champions League in their treasuries. Vlachos has been […]
December 15, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Denes Varga

The 2019 Total Player, Denes Varga, had another excellent season, although he was out of the pool for a long time due to injuries. He managed […]
December 13, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Karsten Seehafer

The next coach to choose his Top 5 for the Total Player Male Award is Karsten Seehafer, the head coach of WASPO 98 Hannover. Seehafer has […]
December 12, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Ivica Tucak

In 2012, Ivica Tucak was named Croatia’s head coach, succeeding Ratko Rudic. Tucak has guided Croatia to more than ten medals in major competitions since then. […]
December 11, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Dejan Udovicic

Dejan Udovicic, who coached Serbia for seven years, winning 16 medals, has been Team USA’s head coach since 2013. After almost a two-year break caused by […]
December 10, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Tamas Marcz

Tamas Marcz has been coaching Hungary’s men since 2017. This year, the Hungarians returned to the Olympic podium after failing to make the semifinals in 2012 […]
December 9, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Xavier Garcia

Xavi García is one of several great players who retired from their national teams after the Tokyo Olympics. But, unlike the others, who will play for […]
December 8, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Elvis Fatovic

After the Tokyo Olympics, Elvis Fatovic completed his mission as Australia’s head coach. The Croatian coach guided Australia between 2013 and 2021. In that period, the […]
December 7, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Alessandro Bovo

Alessandro Bovo, who won two Olympic medals as a player of the Italian national team – gold in 1992 and silver in 1996, started his coaching […]
December 6, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Drasko Brguljan

Drasko Brguljan has been a regular member of the Montenegrin national team for more than ten seasons, while he has been a captain in the last […]
December 5, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Yoji Omoto

Japan didn’t advance to the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics, but it proved that it had made significant progress in the past years. In 2018, the […]
December 5, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Felipe Perrone

Felipe Perrone, one of the most popular water polo players in the world, joined the Expert jury in 2019 after winning the Total Player 2018 award. […]
December 4, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Dejan Savic

Dejan Savic, has been a regular member of the Total Player Expert Jury since our first award. But, Serbia’s head coach perhaps surprised many with his […]
December 2, 2021

Total Player 2021 by David Martin

David Martín had a successful playing career, and after retirement, he stayed in water polo as a coach. Firstly, he coached Barceloneta.  He took over the […]
November 27, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Filip Filipovic

Filip Filipović finished his magnificent career in the national team in the best possible way. He led Serbia as a captain to the Olympic gold and […]
November 26, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Andro Buslje

Andro Bušlje played for the national team of Croatia for 16 years. He debuted in 2005 and won 22 medals at major competitions. Recently, he announced […]
November 24, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Chus Martin

This summer, Chus Martin finished his very successful mission as head coach of Barceloneta after eight years. In that period, Martin won numerous trophies, including the […]
November 21, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Zsolt Varga

Zsolt Varga, who won Olympic gold as a player in 2000, World title, and two European golds with Hungary, has been a very successful coach for […]
November 20, 2021

Total Player 2021 by Vladimir Gojkovic

Former player of national teams of Yugoslavia and Montenegro and the 2004 Olympic silver medalist Vladimir Gojković has been guiding Montenegro as a head coach since […]