Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Serie A


Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Serie A

Serie A is a league of passion, tenacity and pure tactical based football.  Player of the year award is quite tough to achieve in a leagues like Serie A because of it’s sheer quality in terms of defensive minded football.

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So, here is the list of Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Serie A

5. Francesco Totti – 2

Francesco Totti the legendary Roma striker is clearly among the Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Serie A

Francesco Totti is a fan favourite in the league. A legendary player in the history of the Italian giants Roma. He was one of those players that have made Italian Football better in general. Totti was one of the few players that even Florentino Perez failed to sign.

The Real Madrid President is considered to be a personality that can even sign the unimaginable and if he failed to sign Totti that means it is solely because of his loyalty towards the Roma Family. The 2006 World Cup winner has won the Player Of The Year Award of Serie A in 2000 and 2003. 

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4. Kaka – 2 

The Brazilian Maestro is well and truly among the Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Serie A
Kaka

The great Brazilian midfielder, Kaka has been a pure joy to watch during his prime years at AC Milan. Kaka has been the last player to win the Ballon D’or before the beginning of the legendary Cristiano-Messi era and rightfully so because he was influential in the attacking midfield position.

The 2002 World Cup winner and the 2007 Ballon D’or winner has won the Serie A Player Of The Year in 2004 and 2007 which is absolutely amazing considering his position. As he was the playmaker with an eye for a goal.

He has been one of the most successful players in the history of the beautiful game by winning almost everything possible to win both domestically and internationally which makes him a true icon and an absolute legend from his generation.

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3. Cristiano Ronaldo – 2

Cristiano Ronaldo the GOAT among the Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Serie A
Cristiano Ronaldo vs Sampdoria

Cristiano Ronaldo surprisingly falls in the third place not because of his footballing abilities but his tenure in the Italian Top Flight which was only 3 years. And out of those three years he was named the Player Of The Year twice which is absolutely insane for everyone but it is just another brick in the wall for Cristiano Ronaldo.

He has been the best wherever he went in his astronomical career and is currently playing in the most competitive league, The Premier League with Manchester United. He won the Serie A Player Of The Year in 2019 and 2020. If one has to describe his career in just a few words then it wouldn’t be enough.

2. Andrea Pirlo – 3

Andrea Pirlo the Italian genius is clearly among the Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Serie A

Andrea Pirlo was one of the finest footballing brains to ever play in the midfield position. He was an exceptional player with an immense talent for reading the game. The 2006 World Cup winner spent almost a decade with AC Milan where he won almost everything.

And when he left AC Milan he was labelled as “too old” and not ”that good” but he proved his critics wrong by winning Serie A 4 times in a row and winning the Serie A Player Of The Year award for three consecutive seasons in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

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He was a great player at AC Milan but his best version came out with the famous black and white jersey of Juventus. And he said one famous line which is true in every sense – ““Football is played with the head. Your feet are just tools”. An absolute gem of a player that has ever stepped foot on a football pitch.

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1 . Zlatan Ibrahimovic- 3 

Acing is The Zlatan in a list of Top 5 Players With Most Player Of The Year Award in Serie A

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won the prestigious Serie A Player Of The Year award a record 3 times. Ibrahimovic has been a winner everywhere that he went across the world. And at the age of 40 he is still going strong. At an age where most of the Footballers retire, he is playing in one of the best leagues in the world.

Zlatan is an institution in itself where he is the student, the teacher, the headmaster as well as the owner. It is his never ending will power that really makes him a living legend. His dedication towards football is absolutely heavenly or more like “ Zlatanly”.

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Conclusion 

In a league full of tactics and defensive minded football, these are the players that have gone out to make a name for themselves by creating an offensive threat like no other. A list full of legends some of which are still actively playing in the Top 5 Leagues of Europe.