The nominees for Italy's annual football awards, the Oscar del Calcio, have been released.
The awards are voted for by the AIC (Italian Playersâ€™ Association) and is the Italian equivalent of the PFA Awards, with the ceremony held on January 24.
Best Italian Player: Antonio Cassano, Antonio Di Natale, Andrea Pirlo
Best Goalkeeper: Morgan De Sanctis, Julio Cesar, Salvatore Sirigu
Best Defender: Giorgio Chiellini, Walter Samuel, Thiago Silva
Best Referee: Emidio Morganti, Nicola Rizzoli, Paolo Tagliavento
Player of the Year: Between winner of Best Italian Player and Best Foreign Player