Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo, on Thursday, won the Best Player and Best Goal of 2018 at the Globe Soccer Awards held in Dubai
Ronaldo won the best goal of the year award for his overhead kick against his current club, while he was at Real Madrid. It is the third year in a row that Ronaldo has won the award, who was also awarded the Fans’ Award. Jorge Mendes, who represents Ronaldo, won agent of the year.
“What better way to start the new year. Thanks for the appreciation and the care that I have received today,” Ronaldo wrote in an Instagram post.
Among the other winners at the event — which is part of the Dubai International Sports Conference — were France coach Didier Deschamps for coach of the year and Brazilian legend Ronaldo, who received a Player Career Award.
It was also reported that Atletico Madrid had an evening to remember, as it was voted the Best Club of the Year.
One of the other top awards was for the Coach of the Year, and this went to Didier Deschamps.
In other categories, Fabio Paratici was voted the Director of the Year, Jorge Mendes was chosen as the Agent of the Year and Blaise Matuidi was recognized for having the Best Career Progress of the Year.