CRISTIANO RONALDO was named Participant of the Century at a glamorous bash in Dubai.
The Juventus famous person walked the purple carpet with fiancee Georgina Rodriguez earlier than he was awarded the highest gong on the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Georgina Rodriguez arrived at Dubai Globe Soccer AwardsCredit score: Reuters
Ronaldo received the Participant of the Century award Credit score: Reuters
Ian Rush pictured together with his Irish singer and mannequin fiancee Carol AnthonyCredit score: Reuters
The ceremony was held on the iconic Burj Khalifa, the tallest constructing on the planet.
Ronaldo wore a dapper gray swimsuit with a purple tie, matching his companion’s sparkly purple gown.
The Juventus ahead was joined by fellow soccer stars of the previous and current.
Liverpool legend Ian Rush, 59, was pictured together with his Irish singer and mannequin fiancee Carol Anthony, 43.
Gerard Pique, 33, and Robert Lewandowski, 32, had been all smiles as they arrived on the ceremony.
Even former boxing world champion Amir Khan, 34, was a visitor alongside his spouse Faryal Makhdoom, 29.
Bayern Munich ahead Lewandowski received the Participant of the Yr award – regardless of the vote initially going to Ronaldo.
Voting is open to the general public and such is Ronaldo’s recognition, he topped the ballot.
Amir Khan alongside his spouse Faryal MakhdoomCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
However in line with Italian newspaper Tuttosport, the 35-year-old and his agent Jorge Mendes admitted the choice was unfair.
And they’re stated to have as an alternative insisted that Lewandowski be handed the award.
However Ronaldo did pip long-time rival Lionel Messi, 33, and Barcelona legend Ronaldinho because the Participant of the Century.
After successful the award, he stated: “For 20 consecutive years I’ve performed and scored as an expert, I did not know there was one other report to beat.
“It is a pleasure to listen to concerning the information, I’ve achieved all this however with out my team-mates, with out a nice group, I’d not have achieved these information.”
Globe Soccer Awards
- Participant of the Yr – Robert Lewandowski
- Membership of the Yr – Bayern Munich
- Coach of the Yr – Hans-Dieter Flick
- Participant of the Century – Cristiano Ronaldo
- Membership of the Century – Actual Madrid
- Coach of the Century – Pep Guardiola
- Agent of the Century – Jorge Mendes
- Participant Profession Award – Gerard Pique, Iker Casillas
Ronaldo, who wants to play at the highest level until he is 40, revealed he has no plans of slowing down.
He stated: “It’s an distinctive achievement. It offers me the motivation to maneuver ahead.
“To be named the most effective is a superb honour, I hope that this case is over subsequent 12 months and that we will have extra enjoyable, thanks very a lot.
“I hope to nonetheless be capable of play for extra years. “
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique on the award Credit score: Reuters
Robert Lewandowski received the Participant of the Yr award Credit score: Reuters