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Breaking: Cristiano Ronaldo named UEFA best player of the year

Breaking: Cristiano Ronaldo named UEFA best player of the year

Babajide Orevba
August 24, 2017 at 5:10 PM

- Cristiano Ronaldo has been named UEFA best player of the year

- The current Ballon d'or winner scored 12 goals in last seasons Champions League

- Ronaldo was announced winner in the ongoing Champions League group stage draws

Current Ballon d’or winner Cristiano Ronaldo has been named UEFA player of the year for the 2016/2017 season.

The top 3 nominees for the award were Gianluigi Buffon (ITA – Juventus FC), Lionel Messi (ARG – FC Barcelona) and Cristiano Ronaldo (POR – Real Madrid CF).

Ronaldo also won UEFA forward of the season in the same event.

Cristiano Ronaldo named UEFA best player of the year
Cristiano Ronaldo. Photo: Real Madrid website
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The Madrid forward was announced winner in the group stage draws for the 2017/2018 UEFA Champions league draws in Monaco, France.

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Ronaldo scored 12 goals in the competition helping Real Madrid to win the Champions league in the process.

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Babajide Orevba
Babajide Orevba is a Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.
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