The Italian league had their annual awards ceremony, and unsurprisingly one side dominated proceedings…
Juventus have an impressive seven players in the team of the year – not surprising given the way they strolled to the title last year. Just as Juve picked up their third consecutive Scudetto in May, Andrea Pirlo won this third consecutive player of the year award this week.
GK) Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)
LB) Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus)
CB) Mehdi Benatia (Roma, now Bayern Munich)
CB) Andrea Barzagli (Juventus)
RB) Matteo Darmian (Torino)