Serie A Young Footballer of the Year

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AIC Serie A Young Footballer of the Year
SportAssociation football
CompetitionSerie A
Awarded forYoung player considered to have performed the best in each given Serie A season
Local nameMigliore calciatore giovane AIC  (Italian)
CountryItaly
Presented byItalian Footballers' Association (AIC)
History
First award1997
Editions14
Final award2010
First winnerItaly Filippo Inzaghi (1997)
Most wins
Most recentArgentina Javier Pastore (2010)
WebsiteOfficial website

The AIC Serie A Young Footballer of the Year (Italian: Migliore calciatore giovane AIC) was a yearly award organized by the Italian Footballers' Association (AIC) given to the under-24 footballer who was considered to have performed the best over the previous Serie A season. It was organised by the Italian Footballers' Association (AIC) as part of the Oscar del Calcio awards event.

Antonio Cassano is the only multiple winner of the award, winning it in 2001 and 2003. Roma had the most winners with three players from the club winning the award. The first non-Italian to win the award was the Slovak Marek Hamšík in 2008.

Winners[edit]

Antonio Cassano, who has won the Serie A Young Footballer of the Year award twice
Filippo Inzaghi, who won the first award in 1997
Francesco Totti, who won the award in 1999
Alexandre Pato, who won the award in 2009
Year Player Club Ref(s)
1997
Italy Filippo Inzaghi
Atalanta
[1]
1998
Italy Alessandro Nesta
Lazio
[1]
1999
Italy Francesco Totti
Roma
[1]
2000
Italy Roberto Baronio
Reggina
[2]
2001
Italy Antonio Cassano
Bari
[3]
2002
Italy Matteo Brighi
Bologna
[1]
2003
Italy Antonio Cassano
Roma
[4]
2004
Italy Alberto Gilardino
Parma
[1]
2005
Italy Giampaolo Pazzini
Fiorentina
[5]
2006
Italy Daniele De Rossi
Roma
[6]
2007
Italy Riccardo Montolivo
Fiorentina
[1]
2008
Slovakia Marek Hamšík
Napoli
[7]
2009
Brazil Alexandre Pato
Milan
[8]
2010
Argentina Javier Pastore
Palermo
[9]

By club[edit]

Club Players Total
Roma 3 3
Fiorentina 2 2
Atalanta 1 1
Bari 1 1
Bologna 1 1
Lazio 1 1
Milan 1 1
Napoli 1 1
Palermo 1 1
Parma 1 1
Reggina 1 1

By country[edit]

Country Players Total
 Italy 10 12
 Argentina 1 1
 Brazil 1 1
 Slovakia 1 1

By position[edit]

Position Players Total
Forward 6 7
Midfielder 6 6
Defender 1 1

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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