The Portuguese superstar was honored to win the Player of the Century award at the Globe Soccer awards in Dubai.
During the awards ceremony in this middle east country, Cristiano Ronaldo excellently defeated other famous names such as Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho or Salah to win this noble individual title. For football viewers, this is a worthy acknowledgment for what this superstar has shown in the period from 2001 to now.
In 20 years of peak competition in this century, Cristiano Ronaldo has become a symbol of the world football village. He has reaped countless big and small titles, most notably 5 Champions League titles (1 in Man Utd and 4 with Real Madrid), 3 Premier League titles with Man Utd, 2 championships. La Liga with Real Madrid, twice won the Scudetto with Juventus. In the national team, Ronaldo also reached the top of Europe with the Euro 2016 and UEFA Nations League 2018/2019 championship with Portugal.
After being honored, Ronaldo personally proved very excited. The striker on the Juventus payroll shares:
“I’m really happy and happy to be awarded this title. It is not easy to be at the top when competing with many other excellent players. I am really proud of what I have achieved. However, my success today has been greatly influenced by my teammates, the coaching staff and the fans”.
In the category of coaches, Pep Guardiola is honored with the award “The best military leader of the century”. He once made football viewers ecstatic by turning Barcelona into a symbol of beautiful football before moving to lead Bayern Munich, Man City later and achieve countless successes.
In a number of other notable award categories, Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick was honored at the 2020 Best Ruler award. Meanwhile, Robert Lewandowski owns the Player of the Year award in 2020.