THIAGO SILVA WINS ARMANDO PICCHI AWARD


MILAN - Rossoneri defender Thiago Silva won the first Armando Picchi Award, established by the municipality of Casciana Terme, as ‘Best defender in the 2010-2011 Serie A season’. The prize is given to defenders who show outstanding technical abilities, sportsmanship and a strong personality as did Picchi throughout his career. A jury formed by editors of Corriere dello Sport-Stadio, La Gazzetta dello Sport, Tuttosport, La Nazione and Il Tirreno and sport editors of La7, Mediaset, Rai and Sky decided the winner.