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Kaká scoops Italy's top prize

Published: Monday 28 January 2008, 23.51CET
AC Milan midfielder Kaká has been voted 2007 Player of the Year by his fellow professionals at Italy's Oscar del Calcio with AS Roma's Francesco Totti best Italian.

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Published: Monday 28 January 2008, 23.51CET

Kaká scoops Italy's top prize

AC Milan midfielder Kaká has been voted 2007 Player of the Year by his fellow professionals at Italy's Oscar del Calcio with AS Roma's Francesco Totti best Italian.
AC Milan midfielder Kaká has been voted Player of the Year for 2007 by his fellow professionals at Italy's Oscar del Calcio.

Kaká joy
The 25-year-old Brazilian international, who scored a competition leading ten goals en route to helping Milan win the UEFA Champions League last season, was also voted best foreign player to add to the Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards he collected in December. AS Roma captain Francesco Totti, who won the ESM Golden Shoe with 26 goals last season, was voted best Italian player and best striker.

Peruzzi prize
Former Italy and S.S. Lazio goalkeeper Angelo Peruzzi, who retired in June, was voted best goalkeeper, Marco Materazzi was named best defender and ACF Fiorentina midfielder Riccardo Montolivo was voted best young player. AS Roma coach Luciano Spalletti, who led the Giallorossi to the Coppa Italia and Italian Super Cup, was chosen ahead of Carlo Ancelotti and Cesare Prandelli as best coach.
Last updated: 29/01/08 13.30CET

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