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Pirlo Voted Serie A Player Of The Year

Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo has been voted the best player of the 2013/14 season in the Italian Serie A.

The Italy international was selected by his fellow players as well as coaches and journalists, and the results were revealed at a ceremony in Milan on Monday night.

35-year-old playmaker Pirlo was one of seven players from the Old Lady in the team of the year, including fellow veteran and goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.

The experienced duo were joined in the top 11 by teammates Kwadwo Asamoah, Andrea Barzagli, Paul Pogba, Arturo Vidal and Carlos Tevez, as well as Torino duo Ciro Immobile and Matteo Darmian, Napoli’s Gonzalo Higuain and Roma’s Mehdi Benatia.

Italy manager Antonio Conte was chosen as coach of the year, while Empoli defender Daniele Rugani, who is co-owned by Juventus, was voted the best Italian Serie B player.

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