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Juventus goalie Gianluigi Buffon wins Serie A Best Player award

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has added to his huge silverware collection after winning the Serie A Best Player award at the Gran Gala del Calcio.

The legendary Italian picked up the award for his performances during the 2016-17 season at a star-studded ceremony in Milan on Monday, organised by the Italian Football Federation.

And it was another brilliant night for Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus side as they dominated the Serie A awards ceremony at the Megawatt Court.

Seven players from Juventus’ Serie A triumphant side from last season influenced the 2016-17 To group of the Year, including Buffon, Dani Alves, Leonardo Bonucci, Alex Sandro, Miralem Pjanic, Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala.

The other four reported in the exceedingly embellished group included Kalidou Koulibaly, Radja Nainggolan, Marek Hamsik and Dries Mertens.

Besides, the Old Lady likewise secured the Best Club prize for the 6th straight season only a day after their 3-0 triumph over Crotone in Serie A.

Juventus at present sit third in the Italian best flight, four points behind class leaders Napoli after their opening 14 matches.

What’s more, the two sides meet in a mouth-watering clash on Friday night at Stadio San Paolo, with Juventus frantically hoping to close the hole.

What’s more, their next Serie A clash doesn’t get any less demanding as they go up against Inter Milan, who sit two points above Juventus in second.

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