Total Player 2023 by Aleksandar Ivovic

December 5, 2023

For the third season in a row, Pro Recco clinched the Champions League, becoming the first club to win three back-to-back European titles in the 21st century.

The real leader in the pool, once again, was captain Aleksandar Ivovic, who played excellently at the Final Eight and added the 5th Champions League trophy to his treasury.

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+1 Pt | Francesco Di Fulvio (ITA)

Italian national team player. Club: Pro Recco. Position Driver.

Francesco Di Fulvio had another excellent season with Pro Recco, and crowned it with an excellent performance and four goals in the Champions League final. He played well both at the World Cup and at the World Championships.

+2 Pts | Ben Hallock (USA)

USA National Team Player. Club: Pro Recco. Position: Center Forward.

As far as the center-forwards are concerned, Ben Hallock was in the best shape this year. He was one of the main protagonists in the good results in winning the trophies in the clubs' competitions. He won the bronze medal at the World Cup, which was an exceptional success for the USA national team.

+3 Pts | Alexandros Papanastasiou (GRE)

Greek National Team Player. Club: Olympiacos. Position: Driver

Alexandros Papanastasiou had a good season with his club and won silver at the World Championships. He is valuable for his team because he is important for the play both in attack and defense.

+4 Pts | Felipe Perrone (ESP)

Spanish National Team Player. Club: Barceloneta. Position: Driver.

Felipe Perrone continues to impress with his performances year after year. He has been consistently among the best players in the world for a long time. He was the top scorer in the Champions League group stage and played a significant role in Spain's success at the World Cup and the World Championship.

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+5 Pts | Gergo Zalanki (HUN)

Hungarian National Team Player. Club: Pro Recco. Position: Wing

Choosing who deserved the top spot wasn't difficult this year. Gergo Zalanki won everything he could with Pro Recco and the gold medal at the World Championships with Hungary, being one of the key players on his teams.