Real Madrid star Ronaldo was named Portugal’s player of the year for 2016. The award was assigned for leading Portugal to Euro. The prestigious award could go to his team-mate Pepe, or goalkeeper of FC Sporting Rui Patricio.
Last summer Ronaldo captained Real Madrid in France. It was their first major title since last year. And they have won 1-0 with extra time despite injuries and forcing off in the first half.
Also, he scored decisive penalty in a match vs Atletico Madrid, which led Real to Champions League glory. Remind that he already won the Ballon d’Or and the FIFA Best award. At the ceremony, he said, “That year is very special, because the only trophy, which I missed is the Euros”.
Besides Renato Sanches of Bayern Munich named the young player of the year. And the coach of the year award was assigned to national team coach Fernando Santos.
— Real Madrid C. F. (@realmadrid) March 20, 2017