Cristiano Ronaldo voted best footballer of the year in Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo (centre) with partners in Portugal at the gala in Estoril
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MOSCOW, March 21. /TASS/. Forward Spanish “real” Cristiano Ronaldo voted best player in 2016, according to the national Federation. About it reports a press – service of Federation of football of Portugal.
Gala evening, which took place rewarding of winners in football, mini-football and beach in all its varieties, was held in the Congress center of Estoril.
This year, Ronaldo also received the “Golden ball” (best player award for the year according to the publication “France football”) and was voted the best athlete of the year in Europe according to 27 news. Last year the Portuguese won the Champions League with real Madrid and became the winner of the championship in the national team.
Best coach of the year was the national coach of Portugal Fernando Santos . The prize “Opening of year” was the midfielder “Bavaria” Renata Sanches, who became the youngest participant in the finals of the European championship, he entered the field at the age of 18 years and 327 days.
Premio “Revelação do Ano” entregue a @renatosanches35 e Prémio “Jogador do Ano – Futebol” a @Cristiano Ronaldo. #QuinasDeOuro
— Portugal (@selecaoportugal) 20 Mar 2017
Ronaldo moved to real Madrid in 2009 from the English “Manchester United”, which became the triple champion of England, winner of Cup and super Cup of England, a two-time winner of the League Cup, a Champions League winner and club world Cup. Playing for real Madrid, the Portuguese became the champion of Spain, two-time winner of the Spanish Cup and UEFA super Cup winner, Spanish super Cup, two-time winner of the Champions League.