Premio Nazionale Carriera Esemplare "Gaetano Scirea"


The Premio Nazionale Carriera Esemplare "Gaetano Scirea" (""Gaetano Scirea" Exemplary Career National Award") is a recognition dedicated to footballers over the age of 30 playing in Italy's Serie A. Established in 1992, the prize is awarded annually for their playing ability and sportsmanship by the Unione Stampa Sportiva Italiana (Italian Sports Press Association) or USSI.[1]

"Gaetano Scirea" Exemplary Career National Award
SportAssociation football
Awarded forA football personality for their fair play and sportsmanship
Local namePremio Nazionale Carriera Esemplare "Gaetano Scirea"  (Italian)
CountryItaly
Presented by
  • Italian Sports Press Association
  • Comune of Cinisello Balsamo
History
First award1992
Editions19
First winner Giuseppe Baresi

History and regulations


The recognition was created in honour of Italian defender Gaetano Scirea, who died in a car crash on 3 September 1989.[2] The prize is awarded annually to Serie A Italian footballer over the age of 30 who has stood out throughout their career both for their playing ability and sportsmanship.[1] All Italian journalists are called to vote one recipient from a shortlist of selected candidates.[1]

Winners


YearWinnerClub Ref(s)
1992 Giuseppe BaresiInternazionale
[1]
1993 Stefano TacconiGenoa
[1]
1994 Franco BaresiMilan
[1]
1995 Pietro VierchowodSampdoria
[1]
1996 Mauro TassottiMilan
[1]
1997 Giuseppe BergomiInternazionale
[1]
1998 Roberto DonadoniMilan
[1]
1999 Michelangelo RampullaJuventus
[1]
2000 Alessandro CostacurtaMilan
[1]
2001 Roberto BaggioBrescia
[1]
2002 Paolo MaldiniMilan
[1]
2003 Ciro FerraraJuventus
[1]
2004 Giuseppe SignoriBologna
[1]
2005 Gianfranco ZolaCagliari
[1]
2006 Gianluca PessottoJuventus
[1]
2007 Filippo InzaghiMilan
[1]
2008 Alessandro Del PieroJuventus
[3]
2009 Cristiano DoniAtalanta
[3]
2010 Javier ZanettiInternazionale
[4]
2011 Antonio Di NataleUdinese
[5]
2012 Gennaro GattusoMilan
[6]
2013[nb 1] Andrea PirloJuventus
[8]
2014 Francesco TottiRoma
[9]
2015 Luca ToniHellas Verona
[10]
2016 Gianluigi BuffonJuventus
[10]
2017 Andrea BarzagliJuventus
[11]
2018 Fabio QuagliarellaSampdoria
[12]
2019 Giorgio ChielliniJuventus
[13]
2020 Andrea BelottiTorino
[14]

Notes


  1. In 2013, a special edition of the award was also posthumously awarded to former Italian footballer Stefano Borgonovo, who had passed away in June earlier that year, after he had been struggling with ALS for several years.[7]

References


  1. "Premio Nazionale Carriera Esemplare "Gaetano Scirea"" (in Italian). Comune di Cinisello Balsamo. Archived from the original on 22 October 2020. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  2. "Gaetano Scirea Campione di semplicità". Storie di Calcio (in Italian). Archived from the original on 25 June 2020. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  3. "Premio Scirea, quest'anno tocca a Cristiano Doni - Bergamo News". BergamoNews (in Italian). 7 August 2009. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  4. "'Premio Gaetano Scirea - Carriera Esemplare 2010', riconoscimento a Javier Zanetti". La Stampa (in Italian). 29 August 2010. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  5. "In Villa Ghirlanda è stato presentato il "Memorial Scirea 2011"" (in Italian). Comune di Cinisello Balsamo. Archived from the original on 21 January 2015. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  6. "Viareggio Cup, a Gattuso il premio Scirea". La Nazione (in Italian). 14 March 2017. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  7. "Premio Speciale "Gaetano Scirea" A Stefano Borgonovo Per La Carriera Esemplare" (in Italian). Fondazione Stefano Borgonovo. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  8. "Ad Andrea Pirlo il premio Scirea". ANSA.it (in Italian). 26 July 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  9. Altobelli, Jacopo (25 July 2014). "Memorial Scirea: Totti vince il premio "carriera esemplare"". Nordmilano24.it (in Italian). Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  10. Guerra, Andrea (26 July 2016). "A Gigi Buffon il premio Scirea: sul podio Barzagli e Abbiati". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  11. Guerra, Andrea (28 July 2017). "A Barzagli il Premio Carriera Esemplare intitolato a Scirea". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  12. "Quagliarella Vince il premio Scirea". la Repubblica (in Italian). 28 July 2018. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  13. "Chiellini Vince il premio Scirea" (in Italian). Gruppo Lombardo Giornalisti Sportivi. 26 July 2019. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  14. "Belotti Vince il premio Scirea". Tuttosport. 14 December 2020. Retrieved 4 March 2021.

See also