Spanish Inquisition: Goal.com La Liga Awards 2008-09

Who was the best La Liga player of 2008-09? Who wins the other awards? Join Goal.com's Ewan Macdonald to see the best of the best...
Best Goalkeeper

1) Andres Palop (Sevilla)
2) Victor Valdes (Barcelona)
3) Diego Lopez (Villarreal)

Best Defender

1) Carles Puyol (Barcelona)
2) Daniel Alves (Barcelona)
3) Filipe (Deportivo La Coruna)

Best Midfielder

1) Andres Iniesta (Barcelona)
2) Xavi (Barcelona)
3) Achille Emana (Real Betis)

Best Forward

1) Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
2) Diego Forlan (Atletico Madrid)
3) Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid)

Best Spanish Player

1) Andres Iniesta (Barcelona)
2) Xavi (Barcelona)
3) Carles Puyol (Barcelona)

Best Youngster

1) Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
2) Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid)
3) Javi Martinez (Athletic Bilbao)

Best Coach

1) Pep Guardiola (Barcelona)
2) Manolo Jimenez (Sevilla)
3) Mauricio Pochettino (Espanyol)

Biggest Flop

1) Aliaksandr Hleb (Barcelona)
2) Jozy Altidore (Villarreal)
3) Abdoulay Konko (Sevilla)

Ewan Macdonald, Goal.com