CRISTIANO RONALDO NAMED UEFA MEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Ronaldo struck 25 goals in La Liga last term, and 12 in 13 matches during Real Madrid’s Champions League-winning campaign.
Somewhere Buffon was named the goalkeeper of the season, Sergio Ramos the best protector, and Luka Modric the best midfielder, while Ronaldo was likewise named UEFA forward of the year, beating Paulo Dybala and, once more, Messi for the honor.
Cristiano Ronaldo wins UEFA’s Player of the Year – and there’s new honors for best guardian, protector, midfielder and striker
Buffon turned out poorly gave, with the Juventus goalkeeper winning one of four new Champions League position grants.
Ronaldo’s Real partner Sergio Ramos won the safeguard of the year.
Midfielder of the year is Croatian Luka Modric, another Real player as the club.