Nominees announced for Italian football Oscars
The nominees for Italy's annual football awards, the Oscar del Calcio, have been released.
The awards are voted for by the AIC (Italian Players' 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 Foreign Player: Samuel Eto'o, Diego Milito, Wesley Sneijder
Best Young Player: Mario Balotelli, Alexandre Pato, Javier Pastore
Best Referee: Emidio Morganti, Nicola Rizzoli, Paolo Tagliavento
Player of the Year: Between winner of Best Italian Player and Best Foreign Player