Cristiano Ronaldo won the best FIFA men’s player 2016 award as he accepted his trophy on Monday at a ceremony in Zurich, co-hosted by Hollywood actress Eva Longoria. The 31-year old soccer superstar can now add “The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016” to his trophy cabinet.
Ronaldo already won a ‘Stellar 2016, which he called “the best of my career.”
“I had a lot of doubts, but the trophy showed that I lived up to that. After I won what I did, I had no doubts,” he said.
“It was a year that was magnificent on a personal level, on a sports level. I would like to thank very warmly everybody who voted for me. To the fans, to the other players, to the media: Thank you.”
While, on the other hand, Messi who is Ronaldo’s sparring partner when it comes to taking home, big awards, won a domestic league and a cup double last year, scoring 51 goals in all the competitions in the process.
It seems like the years are going pretty good for our star player!
All The Best Ronaldo.