Nominations for Serie A’s ‘Golden Bin’ awards are in…

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Milan, Juve and Inter well represented at ‘worst player’ ceremony


Serie A’s least coveted award has revealed its ten player shortlist.The Bidone d’Oro (Golden Bin) award annually recognises the terrible efforts of some of Italy’s worst performers. Past winners include Christian Vieri, Adriano and Rivaldo.

Most of the 2009 list will read like a who’s who of dodged bullets for Premier League clubs.

Last year’s winner, Inter Milan and Chelsea reject Ricardo Quaresma, is back in contention, along with Arsenal’s summer target Felipe Melo. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, who Spurs are currently eying up, continues to have the worst year of his life and there’s a customary appearance from the world’s biggest disappointment, Ronaldinho.

See the full shortlist after the jump…

1 Ricardo Quaresma (Inter)
2 Christian Poulsen (Juventus)
3 Amantino Mancini (Inter)
4 Nelson Dida (Milan)
5 Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Milan)
6 Julio Baptista (Roma)
7 Juan Pablo Carrizo (Lazio)
8 Felipe Melo (Fiorentina/Juventus)
9 Tiago (Juventus)
10 Ronaldinho (Milan)

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