CRISTIANO RONALDO has his fingers on a trophy forward of previous rival Lionel Messi.
For years, the Portuguese famous person has been battling it out with Barcelona‘s talismanic ahead for soccer’s high honours.
Cristiano Ronaldo acquired the Golden Foot award this weekendCredit score: Getty
Cristiano Ronaldo is the seventeenth recipient of the Golden Foot award Credit score: Getty
Ronaldo at the moment trails Messi in terms of Ballon d’Or wins, with the Portugal worldwide having received the trophy 5 instances to his Argentine counterpart’s six triumphs.
However the former Manchester United man has now acquired his fingers on a trophy that has up to now eluded the mercurial Messi.
Earlier this month, it was announced that the Juventus hitman would be the latest recipient of the Golden Foot award.
The Golden Foot – which was first launched in 2003 – is an award for lively gamers over the age of 28 and may solely be received as soon as.
The award has been received by the likes of Roberto Baggio, Alessandro Del Piero and Ronaldinho.
Ronaldo acquired the award on Sunday and regarded happy to bits together with his newest private accolade.
Consistent with custom, a dapper-looking Ronaldo positioned his toes in cement and left his signature within the concrete.
Ronaldo’s profitable of the Golden Foot comes as no shock as he is been in red-hot type this 12 months.
The Portugal skipper, 35, has scored a whopping 44 targets for membership and nation in 2020.
Solely Robert Lewandowski has discovered the again of the web extra instances this 12 months than Ronaldo, with Bayern Munich’s Polish striker scoring 47 targets for membership and nation.
Messi, 33, is method behind the pair having solely discovered the again of the web 26 instances.
Though Messi has struggled for targets by his requirements, nobody could be stunned if he finally ends up blowing them out of the water subsequent 12 months.
Messi and his Barcelona team-mates shall be again in motion on Tuesday night time, travelling to the Jose Zorilla Stadium to tackle Valladolid.
Ronaldo and Italian champions Juve, in the meantime, may even return to the pitch on Tuesday, welcoming Fiorentina to the Allianz Stadium.