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Russell named MVP to lead Club Worlds Dream Team

The 2018 FIVB Men's Club World Championship Dream Team.
Czestochowa, Poland, December 2, 2018 - Aaron Russell was named Most Valuable Player of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship for his role in leading Diatecx Trentino to their win in the final over Cucine Lube Civitanova for an unprecedented fifth title in the history of the competition.

The 25-year-old American leads a Dream Team of the best players who shone throughout the week-long competition across three cities in Poland.

2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship Dream Team:
• Setter: Simone Gianneli (Trentino)
• Opposite: Tsvetan Sokolov (Lube)
• Middle Blockers: Robertlandy Simon (Lube) & Dragan Stankovic (Lube)
• Outside Hitters: Uros Kovacevic (Trentino) & Dmitry Volkov (Fakel)
• Libero: Jenia Grebennikov (Trentino)
• MVP: Aaron Russell (Trentino)

All the MVPs of the FIVB Men's Club World Championship since the introduction of the award in 1990:

• 1990 (Milan): Claudio Galli (ITA), Mediolanum Milan (ITA)
• 1991 (Sao Paulo): Karch Kiraly (USA), Il Messaggero Ravenna (ITA)
• 1992 (Treviso): Lorenzo Bernardi (ITA), Sisley Treviso (ITA)
• 2009 (Doha): Matey Kaziyski (BUL), Trentino BetClic Ttrento (ITA)
• 2010 (Doha): Osmany Juantorena (CUB), Trentino BetClic Trento (ITA)
• 2011 (Doha): Osmany Juantorena (CUB), Trentino Diatec Trento (ITA)
• 2012 (Doha): Osmany Juantorena (ITA), Tretino Diatec Trento (ITA)
• 2013 (Betim): Walace de Souza (BRA), Sada Cruzeiro Contagem (BRA)
• 2014 (Belo Horizonte): Dmitriy Muserskiy (RUS), Belogorie Belgorod (RUS)
• 2015 (Betim): Yoandy Leal (CUB), Sada Cruzeiro Contagem (BRA)
• 2016 (Betim): William Arjona (BRA), Sada Cruzeiro Contagem (BRA)
• 2017 (Krakow): Osmany Juantorena (ITA), Cucine Lube Civitanova (ITA)
• 2018 (Czestochowa): Aaron Russell (USA), Diatecx Trentino (ITA)

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