CRISTIANO RONALDO could not cover his frustration after lacking out on the Fifa Finest Males’s Participant award on Thursday evening.
The Juventus star, 35, gained the distinguished particular person award in 2016 and 2017.
Ronaldo could not masks his frustration after Lewandowski beat him to the Fifa Finest Males’s Participant award on ThursdayCredit score: Reuters
The frustration was etched throughout Ronaldo’s face clear for all to seeCredit score: Reuters
However Ronaldo has been compelled to attend to make it a hat-trick ever since.
In 2018, the previous Actual Madrid star missed out to Luka Modric, whereas Lionel Messi beat him to the 2019 gong.
And in 2020, regardless of making the three-man shortlist but once more, Ronaldo missed out AGAIN.
Robert Lewandowski took the evening’s biggest award after his spectacular run of kind.
The Polish striker, 32, scored 60 targets in simply 52 video games – at the least 20 greater than some other participant in Europe’s Massive 5 leagues – in the course of the eligible interval.
Lewandowski additionally helped Bayern Munich safe an historic treble – together with the Bundesliga and Champions League crowns – in 2019-20.
And regardless of figuring out the Poland star was heavy favorite going into the ceremony, Ronaldo nonetheless appeared gutted after lacking out on the award.
As Fifa president Gianni Infantino walked down a hall to ‘shock’ the winner, Ronaldo and Messi – all of the whereas watching on by way of video hyperlink – realised it wasn’t their 12 months.
The 2020 Fifpro world XI consists of 4 Liverpool stars, in addition to Messi, Ronaldo and Lewandowski
And Ronaldo sat there with forehead furrowed and arms crossed, with the frustration etched throughout his face.
However the Portuguese star oughtn’t have been pissed off, with the stats suggesting Ronaldo shouldn’t have even been in the TOP TEN.
Elsewhere at Thursday evening’s present, Tottenham star Son Heung-min won the Puskas award for greatest aim for his unbelievable solo strike towards Burnley final season.
Manuel Neuer beat Liverpool stopper Alisson and Jan Oblak to the Finest Males’s Goalkeeper gong.
However there was some pleasure for the Reds as Jurgen Klopp gained the Males’s Coach of the 12 months award beating Leeds chief Marcelo Bielsa.
Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk and Thiago Alcantara had been all named within the Fifpro Men’s world XI, with Messi making his 14th straight team and Ronaldo additionally included.
Manchester United star Marcus Rashford gained the Fifa Basis Award for his ‘inspirational work’ tackling meals poverty within the UK this 12 months.