Valdés, Messi and Villa win awards
Víctor Valdés, Leo Messi and David Villa received the MARCA awards of the Trofeu Zamora, the Trofeu Pitxitxi and the Trofeu Zarra for the 2009/10 season.
In an act celebrated at the Ciutat Esportiva, the three Barça players received their prizes as the
club took all the major awards.
Valdés won his third Trofeu Zamora after conceding just 24 goals in 38
games, whilst Messi won the award for leading goalscorer – the Trofeu Pitxitxi with his 34
goals and David Villa took the Trofeu Zarra as the leading Spanish goalscorer for his 21 goals with
Same again this year?
Both Valdes and the two strikers expressed their wish to repeat the
honours this season, with Villa explaining: “you just try and score as many goals as you can
and let’s see if Leo, or myself, or any other of my teammates can pick up the trophies next
season too”.• Leo Messi, who for the second year running also picked up the Premi Di
Stefano as the league’s best player, commented: “it’s true that it’ll be
difficult this year, but I really want it to be one of our players who wins the
‘Pitxixi’ this season too”.