Kaka is Italy's Player of the Year


The Brazilian was also named best foreign player of 2007 with AS Roma striker Francesco Totti winning the best Italian player award after claiming the European golden boot last season with 26 Serie A goals.

Roma coach Luciano Spalletti took home the manager of the year award for guiding his side to second place last season at what has become known as the Italian Oscar awards ceremony.

Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini was not even nominated even though his side romped to the title last term.

Former Lazio number one Angelo Peruzzi, who retired in May, was named best goalkeeper with Inter’s Marco Materazzi winning the best defender gong and Ricardo Montolivo of Fiorentina scooping the best young player award.

AC Milan striker Ronaldo, who has struggled with injury this term, received a special Champion of Champions award for his displays for both Milan and Inter during the last 10 years.