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FIFA FOOTBALL AWARDS; Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win Fifa best player award

  • Ronaldo after receiving award from Fifa president, Gianni Infantino

Cristiano Ronaldo was named the world's best player at the inaugural Best Fifa Football Awards in Zurich.

Real Madrid and Portugal forward Ronaldo, 31, beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann to the prize.

Ronaldo also won the Ballon d'Or in December, with both honours recognition for success in the Champions League with Real and Euro 2016 with Portugal.

Carli Lloyd of the United States was named the world's best female player.

USA's Carli Lloyd named Best FIFA Women's Player of 2016

Leicester's Claudio Ranieri was named best men's coach, ex-Germany boss Silvia Neid won the female coach award, while Penang's Mohd Faiz Subri received the Puskas award for the best goal of 2016.

Claudio Ranieri, Best FIFA Men's Coach of 2016 receiving the award from Diego Maradona

Mohd Faiz Subri wins FIFA Puskás Award


FIFA FIFPro World11 for 2016!
Manuel Neuer - FC Bayern Munich / Germany
Marcelo - Real Madrid / Brazil
Sergio Ramos – Real Madrid / Spain
Gerard Pique – FC Barcelona / Spain
Dani Alves – Juventus / Brazil
Andres Iniesta – FC Barcelona / Spain
Toni Kroos – Real Madrid / Germany
Luka Modric – Real Madrid / Croatia
Cristiano Ronaldo – Real Madrid / Portugal
Luis Suarez – FC Barcelona / Uruguay
Lionel Messi – FC Barcelona / Argentina

Some players that made FIFA FIFPro World11 for 2016. Barcelona players were absent

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