Capocannoniere (Italian: [ˌkapokanːoˈnjɛːre]; literally "head gunner") is the title awarded to the highest goalscorer of each season in Italy's Serie A. The title is currently held by Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored 29 goals for Juventus in the 2020–21 season.
|Awarded for||The leading goalscorer in a single Serie A season|
|Presented by||Serie A|
|Currently held by||Cristiano Ronaldo (29)|
|Most awards||Gunnar Nordahl (5)|
The highest number of goals scored to win the Capocannoniere is 36, by Gino Rossetti for Torino in 1928–29, Gonzalo Higuaín for Napoli in 2015–16 and Ciro Immobile for Lazio in 2019–20. Ferenc Hirzer, Julio Libonatti and Gunnar Nordahl are in joint fourth place for this record; they each scored 35 goals for Juventus, Torino and Milan respectively.
Gunnar Nordahl of Milan has won the title of capocannoniere five times: 1949–50, 1950–51, 1952–53, 1953–54 and 1954–55, more than any other player in the history of Italian championship.
Data relating to seasons prior to 1923–24 are incomplete or imprecise due to scarcity of sources.
Awards won by player
For 17 seasons the capocannonieri are unknown.
|1||Gunnar Nordahl||Milan||Sweden||5||1949–50, 1950–51, 1952–53, 1953–54, 1954–55|
|2||Giuseppe Meazza||Internazionale||Italy||3||1929–30, 1935–36, 1937–38|
|Aldo Boffi||Milan||Italy||3||1938–39, 1939–40, 1941–42|
|Gigi Riva||Cagliari||Italy||3||1966–67, 1968–69, 1969–70|
|Paolo Pulici||Torino||Italy||3||1972–73, 1974–75, 1975–76|
|Roberto Pruzzo||Roma||Italy||3||1980–81, 1981–82, 1985–86|
|Michel Platini||Juventus||France||3||1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85|
|Giuseppe Signori||Lazio||Italy||3||1992–93, 1993–94, 1995–96|
|Ciro Immobile||Lazio||Italy||3||2013–14, 2017–18, 2019–20|
Awards won by club
For 15 seasons the clubs are unknown.
Awards won by nationality
For 17 seasons the nationalities are unknown.
|Italy||73 (6 oriundi)|
|Argentina||11 (2 oriundi)|
|Uruguay||4 (2 oriundi)|
|Brazil||3 (2 oriundi)|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||1|
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