Cristiano Ronaldo wins the Best FIFA Men's Player Award

Oct 24, 2017 14:41 IST
Cristiano Ronaldo wins the Best FIFA Men's Player Award

Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo on 23 October 2017 won the Best FIFA Men's Player Award for the second year in London. Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi and Brazil’s forward Neymar were runners up for the award. Ronaldo got 43.16 per cent of the total votes, while Lionel Messi and Neymar fetched 19.25 and 6.97 per cent votes respectively.

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Best FIFA Awards 2017: Highlights






Best FIFA Men's Coach


Zinedine Zidane


Best FIFA Goalkeeper


Gianluigi Buffon 


Best FIFA Men’s Player


Cristiano Ronaldo


Best FIFA Women's Player


Lieke Martens 


Best Women's Coach


Sarina Wiegman 


Puskas Award 


Olivier Giroud


FIFA Fan Award



The winners of the four ‘The Best FIFA Awards’ are selected through voting by four groups comprising football fans, selected media representatives, the captains and head coaches of national teams.

About Cristiano Ronaldo

• Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer and plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal National Team.

• In 2003, Ronaldo signed up with Manchester United and later he made his first appearance for Portugal’s national team against Kazakhstan.

• Ronaldo was honoured with World Player of the Year by FIFA in 2007-08.

• He has scored more than 600 senior career goals for club and country.

• He is the first player in history to win four European Golden Shoes.

• Ronaldo has also won Ballon d'Or award four times in his career.

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