Cristiano Ronaldo Looks Gloomy After Lewandowski Won FIFA Best Award

Cristiano Ronaldo Looks Gloomy After Lewandowski Won FIFA Best Award

Oluwatomiwa Babalola
December 18, 2020 at 5:06 AM

- Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi lost FIFA The Best award to Robert Lewandowski

- The Polish won the prestigious prize after helping Bayern Munich win treble last term

- The 35-year-old's reaction after the winner was announced showed he was unhappy not winning it

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Robert Lewandowski has been crowned the best player for the year 2020 following an impressive performance for his club in the outgoing year.

The Polish striker won five major titles with his German League outfit Bayern Munich including the UEFA Champions League.

He scored 55 goals and 10 assists in 47 appearances across all competitions - a feat that put him ahead of any other player in terms of individual awards.

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The 32-year-old would have won this year's edition of the Ballon d'Or award but the organisers cancelled the award, blaming it on the outbreak of deadly coronavirus.

Cristiano Ronaldo looks unhappy after Robert Lewandowski won FIFA The Best award
Cristiano Ronaldo snubbed as Lewandowski wins FIFA The Best award. Photo by Pool/Marco Donato-FC Bayern
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Although this year's edition of the FIFA awards was done virtually, the three finalists - Lewandowski, Lionel Mess and Cristiano Ronaldo all joined via teleconferencing.

And when the Bayern star was announced as the winner, the Portuguese's reaction was not that of someone excited for the winner.

While the Argentine tried wearing a smile, Ronaldo was sulking with earphones in and his arms folded as the winner received his title.

Some fans were able to catch the five-time Ballon d'Or winner's reaction during the presentation and it revealed that he was angry he lost to the Polish. earlier reported that Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has been crowned FIFA The Best goalkeeper for the outgoing year.

The Germany international beat Liverpool's Alisson Becker and Jan Oblak of Atletico Madrid to the prestigious prize.

Neuer helped the Bavarians win a treble last campaign and also won the UEFA Super Cup and the German Super Cup at the start of the new season.

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