Cristiano Ronaldo has received the Serie A Best Striker title after a season in which he led the league in goals with 29 in 33 games for Juventus, who finished fourth.
The 36-year-old knocked out the likes of Romelu Lukaku, who came in second with 24 goals, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who scored 15 goals in the Italian top division.
Ronaldo’s club had a rough season, and they only narrowly qualified for next season’s Champions League on a penultimate day. They did, however, win the Italian Cup, making Ronaldo the first man to win all three domestic titles in England, Spain, and Italy.
After 14 clean sheets, Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was awarded Best Goalkeeper.
Cristian Romero of Atalanta was named Best Defender, with acclaim for his one-on-one skills, rapid recoveries, and anticipation.
Inter’s Nicolo Barella won the Best Midfielder award, with his passing and pushing capturing the eye. After collecting 14 clean sheets, Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was awarded Best Goalkeeper.
Cristian Romero of Atalanta won Best Defender for his one-on-one abilities, fast recoveries, and anticipation.
Nicolo Barella of Inter won the Best Midfielder award for his passing and pushing.
Ronaldo was voted the most valuable forward after finishing the season as the competition’s top scorer with 29 goals in 33 games for Juventus.
Lukaku finished second in goal scoring with 24 goals in 36 appearances. The Belgium striker did produce 11 assists to Ronaldo’s three, earning him the title of “best overall” MVP.
Both attackers scored six penalties apiece and only scored one goal from outside the box. Lukaku had a greater shot conversion percentage than Ronaldo. It was 25% vs. 17.26%. He helped Inter win the league.