Cristiano Ronaldo scoops Men's Player of the Year at Globe Soccer Awards 2019 in Dubai
Portugal and Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has added yet another accolade to his already spectacular career, having been awarded the Best Men's Player Award at the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards 2019.
Held on December 29 in Dubai, the year could not have ended better for the 5-time world player of the year.
Ronaldo, who came third in the 2019 Ballon d'Or rankings behind Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and winner Lionel Messi, has now won the award six times out of its nine years of existence.
"I have to thank my family, my girlfriend, my boy there, Cristiano, my three kids who are waiting for me in the hotel, my friends, my team-mates of Juventus and the national team, my agent, all the people here tonight who support this gala.
"I have to say thank you to the Arabic community, which is always great for me. I have to thank Dubai as well – it's a marvellous place to be, I'm coming every year and I love this place.
Among the other big winners of the night, Atletico Madrid’s youngster Joao Felix was also named as the "best revelation player" while former Manchester United winger and current Wales manager Ryan Giggs was given the "player career" award (below).
It was also a particularily successful day year for the 'Agent of the Year' receipient Jorge Mendez who represents both Ronaldo and Felix.
2019 World Cup sensation Lucy Bronze was crowned best women's player of the year (below), while Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was named as the best manager.
Borussia Dortmund's Moroccan star Ashraf Hakimi won the best young Arab player of the year award.
Meanwhile, Saudi Arabian giants Al Hilal won the best Arab Club of the Year award.