Serie A Foreign Footballer of the Year

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AIC Serie A Foreign Footballer of the Year
SportAssociation football
CompetitionSerie A
Awarded forForeign player considered to have performed the best in each given Serie A season
Local nameMigliore calciatore straniero AIC  (Italian)
CountryItaly
Presented byItalian Footballers' Association (AIC)
History
First award1997
Editions14
Final award2010
First winnerFrance Zinedine Zidane (1997)
Most wins
Most recentArgentina Diego Milito (2010)
WebsiteOfficial website

The AIC Serie A Foreign Footballer of the Year (Italian: Migliore calciatore straniero AIC) was a yearly award organized by the Italian Footballers' Association (AIC) given to the non-Italian footballer who was considered to have performed the best over the previous Serie A season. Diego Milito was the last recipient of the award in 2010. The award was part of the Oscar del Calcio awards event.

Winners[edit]

Zinedine Zidane, who won the first edition, winning it again in 2001
Zlatan Ibrahimović, who has won the award three times
Kaká, who has won the award three times
David Suazo, who shared the award in 2006
Year Player Club Ref(s)
1997 France Zinedine Zidane Juventus
[1]
1998 Brazil Ronaldo Internazionale
[1]
1999 Argentina Gabriel Batistuta Fiorentina
[1]
2000 Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko Milan
[2]
2001 France Zinedine Zidane Juventus
[3]
2002 France David Trezeguet Juventus
[1]
2003 Czech Republic Pavel Nedvěd Juventus
[4]
2004 Brazil Kaká Milan
[1]
2005 Sweden Zlatan Ibrahimović Juventus
[5]
2006 Brazil Kaká Milan
[6]
Honduras David Suazo Cagliari
2007 Brazil Kaká Milan
[1]
2008 Sweden Zlatan Ibrahimović Internazionale
[7]
2009 Sweden Zlatan Ibrahimović Internazionale
[8]
2010 Argentina Diego Milito Internazionale
[9]

By club[edit]

Club Players Total
Juventus 4 5
Internazionale 3 4
Milan 2 4
Fiorentina 1 1
Cagliari 1 1

By country[edit]

Country Players Total
 Brazil 2 4
 France 2 3
 Sweden 1 3
 Argentina 2 2
 Czech Republic 1 1
 Honduras 1 1
 Ukraine 1 1

By position[edit]

Position Players Total
Forward 7 9
Midfielder 3 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Albo d'Oro". AssoCalciotori.it (in Italian). Archived from the original on 15 May 2013. Retrieved 15 May 2013.
  2. ^ "A Francesco Totti l'Oscar del calcio". la Repubblica (in Italian). 2 October 2000. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Oscar: Zidane batte Totti è lui il più bravo calciatore". la Repubblica (in Italian). 2 October 2001. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  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. ^ "Ibrahimovic e la Juve i più bravi del 2008". la Repubblica (in Italian). 20 January 2009. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  8. ^ Masiello, Vince (19 January 2010). "Ex-Inter Star Zlatan Ibrahimovic Wins 2009 'Oscar Del Calcio'". Goal.com. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  9. ^ "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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