CRISTIANO RONALDO has his fingers on a trophy forward of outdated rival Lionel Messi.
For years, the Portuguese famous person has been battling it out with Barcelona‘s talismanic ahead for soccer’s prime 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 present trails Messi in terms of Ballon d’Or wins, with the Portugal worldwide having received the trophy 5 occasions to his Argentine counterpart’s six triumphs.
However the former Manchester United man has now bought his fingers on a trophy that has to this point 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 energetic 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 appeared satisfied to bits along with his newest private accolade.
In step 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 kind this yr.
The Portugal skipper, 35, has scored a whopping 44 objectives for membership and nation in 2020.
Solely Robert Lewandowski has discovered the again of the online extra occasions this yr than Ronaldo, with Bayern Munich’s Polish striker scoring 47 objectives for membership and nation.
Messi, 33, is approach behind the pair having solely discovered the again of the online 26 occasions.
Though Messi has struggled for objectives by his requirements, nobody could be stunned if he finally ends up blowing them out of the water subsequent yr.
Messi and his Barcelona team-mates can be again in motion on Tuesday evening, 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.