Capocannoniere

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Capocannoniere
Gunnar Nordahl - AC Milan.jpg
Gunnar Nordahl, by winning the Capocannoniere title five times, is the pluricapocannoniere of the Serie A, while playing at A.C. Milan.
Awarded for The leading goalscorer in a single Serie A season
Country Italy
Presented by Serie A
First awarded 1923–24
Currently held by Mauro Icardi & Ciro Immobile
Most awards Gunnar Nordahl (5)

Capocannoniere (Italian: [ˌkapo.kanːoˈnjɛːre], "head gunner") is the title awarded to the highest goalscorer of each season in Italy's Serie A. The title is currently held by Mauro Icardi and Ciro Immobile, who both scored 29 goals for Internazionale and Lazio, respectively, in the 2017–18 season.

The highest number of goals scored to win the Capocannoniere is 36, by both Gino Rossetti for Torino in 1928–29 and Gonzalo Higuaín for Napoli in 2015–16. Ferenc Hirzer, Julio Libonatti and Gunnar Nordahl are in joint third place for this record; they each scored 35 goals for Juventus, Torino and Milan respectively.

Gunnar Nordahl of Milan has won the title of pluricapocannoniere, with five successes in 1949–50, 1950–51, 1952–53, 1953–54 and 1954–55, more than any other player in the history of Italian championship.[1]

Winners[edit]

Serie A[edit]

Season Player(s) Nationality Club(s) Goals[2]
1923–24 Heinrich Schönfeld  Austria Torino 22
1924–25 Mario Magnozzi  Italy Livorno 19
1925–26 Ferenc Hirzer  Hungary Juventus 35
1926–27 Anton Powolny  Austria Internazionale 22
1927–28 Julio Libonatti  Argentina/ Italy Torino 35
1928–29 Gino Rossetti  Italy Torino 36
1929–30 Giuseppe Meazza  Italy Ambrosiana-Inter 31
1930–31 Rodolfo Volk  Italy Roma 29
1931–32 Angelo Schiavio
Pedro Petrone
 Italy
 Uruguay
Bologna
Fiorentina
25
1932–33 Felice Borel  Italy Juventus 29
1933–34 Felice Borel  Italy Juventus 31
1934–35 Enrique Guaita  Argentina/ Italy Roma 28
1935–36 Giuseppe Meazza  Italy Ambrosiana-Inter 25
1936–37 Silvio Piola  Italy Lazio 21
1937–38 Giuseppe Meazza  Italy Ambrosiana-Inter 20
1938–39 Ettore Puricelli
Aldo Boffi
 Uruguay/ Italy
 Italy
Bologna
Milan
19
1939–40 Aldo Boffi  Italy Milan 24
1940–41 Ettore Puricelli  Uruguay/ Italy Bologna 22
1941–42 Aldo Boffi  Italy Milan 22
1942–43 Silvio Piola  Italy Lazio 21
1943–45 Not awarded N/A N/A N/A
1945–46 Guglielmo Gabetto  Italy Torino 22
1946–47 Valentino Mazzola  Italy Torino 29
1947–48 Giampiero Boniperti  Italy Juventus 27
1948–49 István Nyers  Hungary Internazionale 26
1949–50 Gunnar Nordahl  Sweden Milan 35
1950–51 Gunnar Nordahl  Sweden Milan 34
1951–52 John Hansen  Denmark Juventus 30
1952–53 Gunnar Nordahl  Sweden Milan 26
1953–54 Gunnar Nordahl  Sweden Milan 23
1954–55 Gunnar Nordahl  Sweden Milan 27
1955–56 Gino Pivatelli  Italy Bologna 29
1956–57 Dino da Costa  Brazil/ Italy Roma 22
1957–58 John Charles  Wales Juventus 28
1958–59 Antonio Valentín Angelillo  Argentina/ Italy Internazionale 33
1959–60 Omar Sívori  Argentina/ Italy Juventus 28
1960–61 Sergio Brighenti  Italy Sampdoria 27
1961–62 José Altafini
Aurelio Milani
 Brazil/ Italy
 Italy
Milan
Fiorentina
22
1962–63 Harald Nielsen
Pedro Manfredini
 Denmark
 Argentina
Bologna
Roma
19
1963–64 Harald Nielsen  Denmark Bologna 21
1964–65 Sandro Mazzola
Alberto Orlando
 Italy
 Italy
Internazionale
Fiorentina
17
1965–66 Luis Vinicio  Brazil Vicenza 25
1966–67 Gigi Riva  Italy Cagliari 18
1967–68 Pierino Prati  Italy Milan 15
1968–69 Gigi Riva  Italy Cagliari 21
1969–70 Gigi Riva  Italy Cagliari 21
1970–71 Roberto Boninsegna  Italy Internazionale 24
1971–72 Roberto Boninsegna  Italy Internazionale 22
1972–73 Giuseppe Savoldi
Paolino Pulici
Gianni Rivera
 Italy
 Italy
 Italy
Bologna
Torino
Milan
17
1973–74 Giorgio Chinaglia  Italy Lazio 24
1974–75 Paolino Pulici  Italy Torino 18
1975–76 Paolino Pulici  Italy Torino 21
1976–77 Francesco Graziani  Italy Torino 21
1977–78 Paolo Rossi  Italy Vicenza 24
1978–79 Bruno Giordano  Italy Lazio 19
1979–80 Roberto Bettega  Italy Juventus 16
1980–81 Roberto Pruzzo  Italy Roma 18
1981–82 Roberto Pruzzo  Italy Roma 15
1982–83 Michel Platini  France Juventus 16
1983–84 Michel Platini  France Juventus 20
1984–85 Michel Platini  France Juventus 18
1985–86 Roberto Pruzzo  Italy Roma 19
1986–87 Pietro Paolo Virdis  Italy Milan 17
1987–88 Diego Maradona  Argentina Napoli 15
1988–89 Aldo Serena  Italy Internazionale 22
1989–90 Marco van Basten  Netherlands Milan 19
1990–91 Gianluca Vialli  Italy Sampdoria 19
1991–92 Marco van Basten  Netherlands Milan 25
1992–93 Giuseppe Signori  Italy Lazio 26
1993–94 Giuseppe Signori  Italy Lazio 23
1994–95 Gabriel Batistuta  Argentina Fiorentina 26
1995–96 Igor Protti
Giuseppe Signori
 Italy
 Italy
Bari
Lazio
24
1996–97 Filippo Inzaghi  Italy Atalanta 24
1997–98 Oliver Bierhoff  Germany Udinese 27
1998–99 Márcio Amoroso  Brazil Udinese 22
1999–00 Andriy Shevchenko  Ukraine Milan 24
2000–01 Hernán Crespo  Argentina Lazio 26
2001–02 David Trezeguet
Dario Hübner
 France
 Italy
Juventus
Piacenza
24
2002–03 Christian Vieri  Italy Internazionale 24
2003–04 Andriy Shevchenko  Ukraine Milan 24
2004–05 Cristiano Lucarelli  Italy Livorno 24
2005–06 Luca Toni  Italy Fiorentina 31
2006–07 Francesco Totti  Italy Roma 26
2007–08 Alessandro Del Piero  Italy Juventus 21
2008–09 Zlatan Ibrahimović  Sweden Internazionale 25
2009–10 Antonio Di Natale  Italy Udinese 29
2010–11 Antonio Di Natale  Italy Udinese 28
2011–12 Zlatan Ibrahimović  Sweden Milan 28
2012–13 Edinson Cavani  Uruguay Napoli 29
2013–14 Ciro Immobile  Italy Torino 22
2014–15 Luca Toni
Mauro Icardi
 Italy
 Argentina
Hellas Verona
Internazionale
22
2015–16 Gonzalo Higuaín  Argentina Napoli 36
2016–17 Edin Džeko  Bosnia and Herzegovina Roma 29
2017–18 Mauro Icardi
Ciro Immobile
 Argentina
 Italy
Internazionale
Lazio
29

By player[edit]

Rank Player Club Country Titles Seasons
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
2 Aldo Boffi Milan  Italy 3 1938–39, 1939–40, 1941–42
2 Gigi Riva Cagliari  Italy 3 1966–67, 1968–69, 1969–70
2 Paolo Pulici Torino  Italy 3 1972–73, 1974–75, 1975–76
2 Roberto Pruzzo Roma  Italy 3 1980–81, 1981–82, 1985–86
2 Michel Platini Juventus  France 3 1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85
2 Giuseppe Signori Lazio  Italy 3 1992–93, 1993–94, 1995–96

By club[edit]

The Capocannoniere has been won 17 times by A.C. Milan players, the most recent being Zlatan Ibrahimović in 2012
Rank Club Titles
1st Milan 17
2nd Internazionale 14
3rd Juventus 13
4th Torino 10
5th Roma 9
5th= Lazio 9
7th Bologna 7
8th Fiorentina 5
9th Udinese 4
10th= Cagliari 3
10th= Napoli 3
12th= Sampdoria 2
12th= Vicenza 2
12th= Livorno 2
15th= Atalanta 1
15th= Bari 1
15th= Piacenza 1
15th= Hellas Verona 1

By country[edit]

Argentines are the most prolific foreign winners of the Capcannoniere, the most recent being Mauro Icardi of Internazionale in 2018
Country Players
 Italy 64
 Argentina 10
 Sweden 7
 Brazil 4
 France 4
 Uruguay 4
 Denmark 3
 Austria 2
 Netherlands 2
 Hungary 2
 Ukraine 2
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1
 Germany 1
 Wales 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Serial-scoring Swede who inflamed Milan". FIFA. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Italy - Serie A Top Scorers". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 31 October 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 

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