Real Madrid forward and Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo Thursday was voted the UEFA Best Player In Europe for
the 2015/2016 season.

Ronaldo beat off competition from club team-mate Gareth Bale and Atletico Madrid forward, Antoine Griezman.

Ronaldo was the top scorer in last season’s Champions League as Real Madrid won their 11th title in the competition.
He also captained Portugal to their first-ever European Championship title in July, scoring three goals along the
way.

Ronaldo was the top scorer in last season’s Champions League as Real Madrid won their 11th title in the competition.
He also captained Portugal to their first-ever European Championship title in July, scoring three goals along the
way.

It is the second time Ronaldo who is currently injured will be crowned the best player in Europe after first winning it in 2014.

Barcelona and Argentina skipper, Lionel Messi, won last year’s award.

Past winners of the European award include Andreas Iniesta and Franck Ribery

In the women’s category, Ada Hegerberg from Sweden was awarded European Women Player of the Year.