Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo wins the 2016 BallonD’or award for the 4th time

Real Madrid and Portugal super star
Cristiano Ronaldo had been crowned the
world’s best player for 2016 after he
defeated rival Lionel Messi to clinch the
Ballon D’or award for the fourth time in
his very illustrious career.

The award crowns such a hardworking
year for the Madeira native who helped
Real Madrid win the UEFA champions
league title and also helped his country,
Portugal, to win a historic EURO 2016 cup,
despite the huge odds against them.
The striker topped the poll of 173
journalists worldwide to take home France
Football magazine’s coveted awardon
Mondaynight held in Paris, France.
The player was not present in Paris to
collect the award due to the Club World
Cup which Reeal Madrid is currently
participating in, in Japan.
Messi came second in the award while
Antonie Griezmann of France/Atletico
Madrid came third.
FIFA will hold its own award ‘the Best’
awards in January and Ronaldo is favorite
to win that award also.
Congrats to Ronaldo! One of the greatest
athletes of our time!