The Portugal international has been in excellent form for his Serie A club during the 2020-21 campaign, scoring 16 times in 14 appearances in all competitions, including 12 goals in 10 Serie A outings.
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The event at the Burj Khalifa, Dubai, saw trophies get handed out to recognise the best people in football for the year and the current entry from 2001 to 2020.
The Juventus striker has had yet another standout year at the top of world football, winning Serie A with the Old Lady whilst taking home the competition’s top goalscorer award, the Capocannoniere.
A stunning strike from Federico Chiesa put the Italian champions in front in the first half, but Remo Freuler’s powerful effort crashed off the bar and in to earn the visitors a deserved point after the break.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Ronaldo Nazario were selected as the three greatest forward players ever to play the sport.
Ronaldo, who also converted two penalty kicks in the 3-0 win at FC Barcelona on Tuesday, fired into the middle of the goal in the 78th minute.
The Argentine joins Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski on the podium.
Ronaldo scored twice from the penalty spot in that encounter to help the Turin side to an emphatic victory that saw them overhaul Barcelona at the top of the standings and qualify in first place.
The former Real Madrid striker and his Argentina counterpart traded Ballon d’Or wins for a decade between 2008-2017 and were figureheads for the duelling Spanish giants, but there was only one winner at the Camp Nou as they met for the first time since Ronaldo’s departure for Juve in 2018
For the first time in over 10 years, the finalists have been entirely chosen by the fans.
Ronaldo scored Juve’s second goal and also hit the bar after Federico Chiesa opened the scoring in the first half.
The Golden Foot is an annual prize introduced in 2003, with the winner chosen by the general public from 10 nominees
Messi, 33, celebrated a powerful strike against Osasuna on Sunday by taking off his home shirt to reveal a 1993 Newell’s Old Boys top in homage to his hero, who passed away aged 60 last week.
Barcelona‘s Lionel Messi and ex-Real Madrid man Cristiano Ronaldo are included in the men’s category, but neither of them are favourites.
The Swedish frontman has rolled back the years since returning to Milan from his MLS exploits, leading the golden boot race ahead of Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo after six games.
Ronaldo had given the Serie A champions an early lead with his sixth league goal of the season and third since returning at the start of the month after self-isolating due to coronavirus protocols.
Ronaldo replaced Paulo Dybala in the 56th minute in Cesena with the match level after Tommaso Pobega had cancelled out Alvaro Morato’s opener for Juventus.
The Portuguese star hoped to be able face foe Lionel Messi in the Champions League clash.
Both goals came in the second half.
“Don’t let what you can’t do stand in the way of what you can do,” he posted on Instagram, along with a picture of him smiling and relaxing by a swimming pool.