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Ronaldo won FIFA Best Player Award 2016

So who’s the best? And we know that’s he, the best, the winner of all the individual trophies of the year and He is Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese marked an incredible 2016 by being crowned by FIFA best player of the year award 2016. So Ronaldo, once again, edged his longtime Clasico rival Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann to take home the best FIFA Men’s Player award.

Zurich saw yesterday the awarding of silverware after Golden Globe Awards 2016.  The Real Madrid and Portugal man, Ronaldo, won the Champions League with his club and Euro 2016 in this stunning year. He won his 4th Ballon d’Or from France Football Magazine in December 2016 while Messi won it in 2009.

In the voting to be best, Ronaldo grabbed 34.54 percent of the votes, while Messi had 26.42 and Greizmann had 7.53. The FIFA award is designed from votes by national team captains, managers, journalists and fans voting on the web for a player’s performance from Nov. 20, 2015, to Nov. 22, 2016.

According to ESPN, Ronaldo scored 61 goals and registered 20 assists in 60 games for his club and for the Portugal national team (48 goals in 47 games for Real Madrid; 13 in 13 games for Portugal) during that span. He was also crowned a champion with Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League and led Portugal to its first European Championship title.

"2016 was the best year of my career, the trophy shows that people aren't blind and watch the games”, Ronaldo after winning the award.

On the day Cristiano Ronaldo pulled out up his fourth FIFA Player of the Year award, Lionel Messi’s statute in Buenos Aires was damaged by ruffians, cut in half with just the underneath left standing. The statute, located at the Rio de la Plata in Buenos Aires, is part of a ‘Glory Walkway’ glorifying Argentine sports stars.

Ronaldo couldn’t resist a little pop after winning his FIFA best award and took a shot on Messi and other Barcelona players “I am sorry some people from Barcelona aren’t here and that is understandable.”

It’s been 8 years since Cristiano Ronaldo left English club Manchester United but his attachment to the parent club is apparently just as strong as ever. After winning the FIFA honor, Manchester United was the first club to congratulate him on the success.

The enormity of international football is decorated each and every moment we get to watch the brilliance of Lionel Messi and CR7 as well as myriad others i.e. Neymar, Hazard, Griezmann, Ibra, Sane, Kane, Bale, DeGea, and so much more. Sad to see the bonehead Argentinean thieves at work to vandalize the statue.

Nazish Islam - a media graduate with an undying love for chai, books, traveling, series shows, sports, hijab, and of course writing.

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