By Alex Livie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The former Monaco man took Serie A by storm last term, netting 24 goals as Juve snatched the Scudetto on the final day of the season.
His goalscoring prowess and all-round contribution saw him make off with the award, presented at a prestigious ceremony organised by the Italian Players' Association on Monday evening.
Chievo startled many last season by making it into Europe following their promotion the campaign before, and Luigi Del Neri was named Coach of the Year.
Internazionale`s Christian Vieri was named Best Italian, Gianluigi Buffon scooped the Best Goalkeeper prize, Alessandro Nesta was given the tag of Best Defender and Matteo Brighi picked up the Young Player of the Year award.
Pierluigi Collina was given the award for Best Referee, while legendary forward Roberto Baggio received recognition, being named the most loved footballer by the fans.