Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo won the Best Player of the Year along with Goodwill Award at the seventh edition of the 2016 Globe Soccer Awards held in Dubai on December 27, 2016.
- Besides, Club’s president Florentino Pérez was named as the Best President and the coach of the club, Fernando Santos, won the Best Coach of the Year while Real Madrid Club received the Best Club of the Year.
Other awards :
|Player Career Award||Javier Zanetti & Samuel Eto’o|
|Special Award||Unai Emery|
|Best Arab Player of the Year||Mohammed Salah|
|Best Chinese Player of the Year||Zheng Zhi|
|Best Sports Media Agency of the Year||MP & Sliva|
|Best Referee of the Year||Mark Clattenburg|
About Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo was born on 5 February 1985. He is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.
- Ronaldo was named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation, during its 100th anniversary celebrations in 2015.
- He is the only player to win four European Golden Shoe awards. In 2016 Forbes named Ronaldo the world’s best paid athlete. In June 2016, ESPN ranked him the world’s most famous athlete.
- Cristiano Ronaldo is the only and first player to win The Best Player Of The Year for three years, in 2011, 2014 and 2016.
About Fernando Santos
Fernando Manuel Fernandes da Costa Santos was born on 10 October 1954. He is a retired Portuguese footballer who played as a defender, and the current manager of the Portugal national team.
- The 62 years old, has been coach of the National Team of Portugal since 2014, after 4 years as headcoach from the National Team of Greece.
- He began his coach career in 1987 at the head of great clubs like Porto, AEK Athenes, Panathinaikos, Sporting Portugal, Benfica, PAOK Saloniki before the experience as National coach of Greece (2010-2014) and Portugal (since 2014).
- He became a hero in Portugal with the UEFA Euro 2016 win against France in the final. He won the Best Coach award.
About Florentino Pérez
Florentino Pérez was born on 8 March 1947. He is a Spanish businessman, civil engineer, former politician, and current president of Real Madrid Club Federation as well as Grupo ACS, a civil engineering company.
About Globe Soccer Awards
The Globe Soccer Awards are awards for the best club director and the best agent of the year, together with other excellences in the football context.
- The EFAA (European Association of Player’s Agents) and the ECA (European Club Association), organize the Globe Soccer Awards.
- Every year Globe Soccer organizes an official Gala Dinner. In this occasion the leading footballing names from all the continents attend the award ceremony which is broadcast live on many TV Networks.