On Thursday, Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016-2017.
This will be the third time that Ronaldo will win the award which was presented on the sidelines of the Champions League group stage draw.
“There are the same goals every year, to meet the same challenges, win everything if possible, qualify for the World Cup with my national team,” said Ronaldo. “This trophy will give me the motivation to keep working hard, never to give up. I am blessed and delighted to be with Real Madrid.”
Ronaldo won the UEFA award in 2013-2014 and 2015-2016 and in the Champions League last season.His rival Lionel Messi has won the prize on two occasions.
Congrats to him.