Bonucci and his remarkable evolution
The Juventus Torino star was named by the Italian Football Association the Best Player from the A Series.
The technician of the team, Massimiliano Allegri was also elected the Best Coach of 2016, informs UEFA.
The ideal 2016 football team from the Series A it’s: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus Torino) – Andrea Barzagli (Juventus Torino), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus Torino), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus Torino), Kalidou Koulibaly (SSC Napoli) – Paul Pogba (Juventus Torino / Manchester United), Marek Hamsik (SSC Napoli), Miralem Pjanic (AS Roma /Juventus Torino), Radja Nainngolan (AS Roma) – Paulo Dybala (Juventus Torino), Gonzalo Higuain (SSC Napoli /Juventus Torino).
The Italian defender is the captain of Juventus Torino and in December he prolonged his contract with the Italian team for the next seven years.
However, last summer Bonucci’s transfer to Manchester City or Chelsea seemed like the best options, the team coached by Antonio Conte received the refusal of the captain.
The football player is coveted by various important football clubs from the Premier League, but he decided to remain with Juventus.
The 29-year-old came to Juventus from Bari, seven years ago.
Since then, Bonucci scored five championship titles and two Italy Cups.
In his six years at Torino, the player attended 291 matches.
“I renewed my contract until 2021. I chose the home where I became a valuable player, among the best in the business. I have one objective: to continue our string of victories”, was the message posted by Leonardo on Twitter.