Cristiano Ronaldo wins UEFA Best player in Europe award


ro.vresize.1200.675.high.34Cristiano Ronaldo on 25 August 2016 won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for 2015-16. He won the award for the second time in three years. Ronaldo defeated Antoine Griezmann and Gareth Bale to bag the honours. In 2014-15, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi was the winner of the award. Ronaldo joins Messi as the only player to win the award twice.
On the other hand, Messi won the UEFA Goal of the Season award for 2015-16. Messi won the award for his strike against Roma. During the match, he dinked the ball over goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny in a 6-1 win over Roma in the Champions League in November 2015. The famous goal received 73331 votes, giving Messi a 34 percent share.

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