Congratulations are in order for Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo who won the world’s best player at the 2017 Best Fifa Football Awards in London. The 32-year-old Portuguese beat rivals; Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Paris St-Germain’s Neymar to the honour.
Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid to a Champions League-La Liga double in 2016-17.
Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane was named best men’s coach and Netherlands’ Sarina Wiegman the best female coach.
Olivier Giroud of Arsenal won the Puskas award for the best goal of 2017 for his ‘scorpion kick’ against Crystal Palace in January.
Lieke Martens of Barcelona and the Netherlands won best female player,
Celtic won the fan award after they honoured the club’s 1967 ‘Lisbon Lions’ with a stunning 360-degree card display on the 50th anniversary of their historic European Cup win.