Alessia Russo has received Manchester United’s Participant’s Participant of the 12 months award.
The award, voted for by her teammates, caps off a superb season for the 23 yr previous striker.
Russo scored 11 objectives in 30 appearances in all competitions this season, making it her highest objective haul to this point in her profession.
— Manchester United Girls (@ManUtdWomen) June 6, 2022
Russo confirmed promise at the beginning of final season as she created probabilities for the crew, however harm early on within the marketing campaign dominated her out of the vast majority of her first season on the membership.
Nonetheless, Russo bounced again properly to thrive upfront this season and there are some memorable performances and objectives, not least the sport at Outdated Trafford.
United had been 1-0 down of their flagship recreation in entrance of 20,000 followers however Russo led the fightback on the finish of the primary half, equalising with a looping header.
It was the primary of two objectives of the sport for Russo, each of which had been headers and as she left the pitch, she obtained a standing ovation from the group.
Again in December Russo received the PFA WSL Followers’ Participant of the Month award and was additionally nominated for the PFA WSL Followers’ Participant of the 12 months award too.
She has been chosen within the provisional 28-player England squad for this Summer time’s European Championships.
In the meantime, Ella Toone picked up one more award because the followers voted her as their participant of the yr.
— Manchester United Girls (@ManUtdWomen) June 7, 2022
This follows on from her current PFA nomination for Younger Participant of the 12 months.
The pair, who’re excellent mates, will each signify the Lionesses this summer time with their opening recreation of the event at Outdated Trafford.