Serie A Defender of the Year

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AIC Serie A Defender of the Year
SportAssociation football
CompetitionSerie A
Awarded forDefender considered to have performed the best in each given Serie A season
Local nameMigliore difensore AIC  (Italian)
CountryItaly
Presented byItalian Footballers' Association (AIC)
History
First award2000
Editions11
Final award2010
First winnerItaly Alessandro Nesta (2000)
Most winsItaly Alessandro Nesta
(4 times)
Most recent
WebsiteOfficial website
Alessandro Nesta, who has won the award a record four times

The AIC Serie A Defender of the Year (Italian: Migliore difensore AIC) was a yearly award organized by the Italian Footballers' Association (AIC) from 2000 to 2010 as part of the Oscar del Calcio awards event, given to the defender who was considered to have performed the best over the previous Serie A season.

Since 2011, the best defenders are chosen as part of the Serie A Team of the Year award within the Gran Galà del Calcio awards event.

Winners[edit]

Giorgio Chiellini, who has won the award three times
Year Player Club Ref(s)
2000
Italy Alessandro Nesta
Lazio
[1]
2001
Italy Alessandro Nesta
Lazio
[2]
2002
Italy Alessandro Nesta
Lazio
[3]
2003
Italy Alessandro Nesta
Milan
[4]
2004
Italy Paolo Maldini
Milan
[3]
2005
Italy Fabio Cannavaro
Juventus
[5]
2006
Italy Fabio Cannavaro
Juventus
[6]
2007
Italy Marco Materazzi
Internazionale
[7]
2008
Italy Giorgio Chiellini
Juventus
[8]
2009
Italy Giorgio Chiellini
Juventus
[9]
2010
Italy Giorgio Chiellini
Juventus
[10]
Argentina Walter Samuel
Internazionale

By club[edit]

Club Players Total
Juventus 2 5
Milan 2 2
Lazio 1 3
Internazionale 2 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Francesco Totti l'Oscar del calcio". la Repubblica (in Italian). 2 October 2000. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Oscar: Zidane batte Totti è lui il più bravo calciatore". la Repubblica (in Italian). 2 October 2001. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Albo d'Oro". AssoCalciotori.it (in Italian). Archived from the original on 15 May 2013. Retrieved 15 May 2013.
  4. ^ "L'«Oscar» Aic a Totti e Nedved". La tribuna di Treviso (in Italian). 13 January 2004. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Re Gila". Eurosport (in Italian). 23 January 2006. Archived from the original on 1 March 2021. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  6. ^ "A Cannavaro l'Oscar 2006". Eurosport (in Italian). 29 January 2007. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  7. ^ "Oscar AIC 2007: Materazzi miglior difensore". Inter Official Site (in Italian). 29 January 2008. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  8. ^ "Ibrahimovic e la Juve i più bravi del 2008". la Repubblica (in Italian). 20 January 2009. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  9. ^ Masiello, Vince (19 January 2010). "Ex-Inter Star Zlatan Ibrahimovic Wins 2009 'Oscar Del Calcio'". Goal.com. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  10. ^ "Oscar Aic, nessuno come Milito, Mourinho re degli allenatori". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 24 January 2011. Retrieved 2 March 2021.

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