After losing the Ballon d’Or and FIFA Best Player award, Cristiano Ronaldo is the winner of the Globe Soccer Award.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo beat Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann and Paris Saint-Germain youngster Kylian Mbappe to win the Best Player of the Year at Globe Soccer Awards.
The 33-year-old emerged the winner in two categories at the award ceremony held at Dubai, the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, January 3, 2019.
The Juventus star who was second to former Real Madrid team-mate
Luka Modric at the Ballon d’Or and FIFA Best Player Award was victorious at the Globe Soccer Awards.
It was the fifth time Ronaldo would win the Globe Soccer Awards and his third consecutive time victorious.
Asides the best player award he also emerged winner of the Fans’ Award to take two trophies home.
Ronaldo took to his official Instagram account to celebrate his achievement with a picture of his partner Georgina Rodriguez and son with a picture and message.
He said, “What better way to start the new year. Thanks for the appreciation and the care that I have received today.”
Best Arab referee: Mohamed Abdullah
Arab legend: Sami Aljabed
Coach career award: Fabio Capello
Best goal of the year: Cristiano Ronaldo
Best team of 2018: Atlético de Madrid
Best sporting director: Fabio Paratici (Juventus)
Best agent of the year: Jorge Mendes
Award for an outstanding career: Zvonimir Boban.
Career award: Matuidi (Juventus).
Best coach of the year: Deschamps
Player career award: Ronaldo Nazário
Best player of the year: Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo Nazario , Fabio Capello, and Zvonimir Boban were given the legends awards for their illustrious careers.
The Portugal captain has been sensational for Juventus since his arrival from Real Madrid scoring 14 goals in Serie A.
Ronaldo is the expected to return to action in a Coppa Italia round of 16 clash against Bologna on Saturday, January 12.