Cristiano Ronaldo Won UEFA Best Player in Europe Award [ Current Affairs - Sports ]

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The UEFA Best Player has been won by Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo (31) at Europe award for 2015-16 year by beating Antoine Griezmann and Gareth Bale and with this he had won this award for the second time after 2013–14.

Image of Cristiano Ronaldo

Image of Cristiano Ronaldo

Image of Cristiano Ronaldo

  • He had bagged this award by scoring 35 goals for Real Madrid and 16 goals in Champions League competition during 2015 and 3 goals for Portugal national team at Euro 2016.

Other Category winners

  • Ada Hegerberg was honored with UEFA Best Women’s Player in Europe Award for the year 2015-16.
  • Lionel Messi was honored with UEFA Goal of the Season award for the 2015-16 for his strike against Roma and his famous goal received 73331 votes.
  • Last few years winner of UEFA Best Player in Europe award

  • Lionel Messi in 2010–11 (Barcelona Club)                    
  • Andres Iniesta in 2011–12 (Barcelona Club)               
  • Franck Ribery in 2012–13 (Bayern Munich Club)     
  • Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo in 2013–14 (Real Madrid Club)
  • Argentina Lionel Messi in 2014–15 (Barcelona Club)

About UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

  • This is an association football award which is honored to the footballer playing for a football club in Europe that performs best in the previous season.
  • UEFA had established this award in 2011 and it was replaced by the UEFA Club Footballer in the same year.
  • Award in 2010 the award is merged with the FIFA World Player of the Year and become the FIFA Ballon d’Or.

About Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer and born on 5 February 1985.
  • He plays for Portugal national team and also for Real Madrid (Spanish club).
  • He is a forward player and also served as captain for Portugal.
  • He had won his first Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards in 2008.

- Published on: August 30, 2016