Cristiano Ronaldo wins first ever Fifa best player award

Cristiano Ronaldo 31, was named the world’s best player at the inaugural Best Fifa Football Awards in Zurich, beating out Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann to the prize.

Ronaldo also won the Ballon d’Or in December, honoring  him for his success in the Champions League for Real Madrid and Euro 2016 with Portugal.

Carli Lloyd of the United States was named the world’s best female player.

Leicester’s Claudio Ranieri was named best men’s coach, ex-Germany boss Silvia Neid won the female coach award, while Penang’s Mohd Faiz Subri received the Puskas award for the best goal of 2016.

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