Ronaldo Beats Messi to Win FIFA Best Player Award

تم نشره في Mon 9 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
  • Cristiano Ronaldo capped a memorable 2016 by winning the Club World Cup with Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo was named the world's best player at the inaugural Best FIFA Football Awards in Zurich.

Real Madrid and Portugal forward Ronaldo, 31, beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann to the prize.

Ronaldo also won the Ballon d'Or in December, with both honours recognition for success in the Champions League with Real and Euro 2016 with Portugal.

Carli Lloyd of the United States was named the world's best female player.

Leicester's Claudio Ranieri was named best men's coach, ex-Germany boss Silvia Neid won the female coach award, while Penang's Mohd Faiz Subri received the Puskas award for the best goal of 2016.

(BBC)

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