Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Best Player of the year award
The moment the fans were waiting had finally arrived as the FIFA Best Player award was announced.
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo beat Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to claim the award.
The Portuguese has now written his name as the first player to ever win the FIFA Best award.
Ronaldo had a fantastic with both Real Madrid and the Portuguese national team.
He won the Euro 2016 with Portugal, lifted the UEFA Champions League trophy, and FIFA Club World Cup with Real Madrid.
On personal level he won the Ballon d’Or, Globe soccer among many others.
In accepting the awards, Ronaldo thanked his team-mates, coaches, family and fans, while also mentioning the absent Barcelona players which sounded like he took a dig at them.
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