Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has won UEFA’s best player award second time in Europe last season after helping Portugal to win the European Championship. First time Ronaldo received this award in 2014. Lionel Messi won this price two time corresponding 2010 – 2011 and 2014 – 2015.
The 55 Journalists from UEFA’s 55 member countries voted for the best player on Thursday. UEFA’s was started to announce this award in 2011. Now Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi won this prize two time and Andrés Iniesta, Franck Ribéry, Cristiano Ronaldo won this price one time.
Cristiano Ronaldo said: “It’s a great honour and thanks to the journalists for voting for me.
“My team-mates are the key – they are the key every year. I work hard myself but without the help of my team-mates this would not be possible. Thanks to my team-mates from Real Madrid and Portugal.
“I have to mention Portugal because it was the first in their history. It was different because I’ve won the Champions League three times. To win something with Portugal was the highlight of my career.”