Prime News, International Sports, Soccer, London, October 24:- Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo won ‘The Best FIFA Men’s Player’ award, while Lieke Martens was named best female player and Oliver Giroud won best goal here on Monday.
Notably, Ronaldo has beaten Lionel Messi and Neymar to win the trophy, for the second year running, according to media reports.
The Portugal captain won the inaugural prize last year.
“Thank you a lot to the guys for voting for me,” Ronaldo said, while accepting the award. “[I want] to give a mention to Leo and Neymar to be here, Real Madrid supporters, my teammates, my coach, my president – they support me all the year so I have to say thank you to them.”
“We are in England for the first time and I win consecutive awards. This is a great moment for me,” he added.
The award ceremony also honoured Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane with ‘The Best FIFA Men’s Coach’ trophy.
–(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)