Axar.az
UP
26 April 2017


Cristiano Ronaldo named as a best player of Portugal

Home page Sports
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named Portugal's player of the year for 2016 after leading his country to their first major title at the European Championship last summer.

The Real Madrid star beat club teammate Pepe and Sporting goalkeeper Rui Patricio to the prize.

The 32-year-old forward also led Real to their 11th Champions League triumph last May, converting the winning penalty to secure the title ahead of city rival Atletico Madrid. He finished as the competition's top scorer with 16 goals.

Although Ronaldo was injured early in the Euro 2016 final against hosts France, Portugal pushed on to win the game in extra-time, marking the national team's greatest-ever triumph at the Stade de France last July.

"It was a very special year for me because the Euros was the only trophy I was still missing," Ronaldo said at the Quinas de Ouro gala on Monday.

"I want to thank the Portuguese people again, they gave us confidence on our way to the title."

Other award-winners on the night included Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches, who won the best young player award. While national team manager Fernando Santos was named coach of the year.

Date
2017.03.21 / 11:24
Author
Axar.az
Comments
Загрузка...
See also

Legend is back to Premier League

Giving up is not an option - Ibrahimovic

Armenians were trying, Aghdam could make it - Independent

N'Golo Kante best PFA Player of the year

Czech Republic international in apparent suicide

Messi showed Bernabeu he still owns the show - Video

Ibrahimovic has ligament damage, out until January

It itself is a record - I vice - president

Draws of Champions League and Europa League

Ibrahimovic injury is not good to throw his season

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla