Cristiano Ronaldo ended 2018 in sadness. He was completely defeated by his former teammate Luka Modric in the individual title competitions. But in the early days of New Year 2019, CR7 received great news.
The personal title competition in 2018 saw Luka Modric’s almost absolute dominance. Real Madrid superstars and Croatian players win big tournaments, from Europe’s Best Player, 2018 World Cup Golden Ball, FIFA World Best Best Player 2018, and the most noble Golden ball 2018.
In most of the awards that Modric was honored, Ronaldo was defeated by the familiar general. It is unbelievable that in a year Messi failed to play, CR7 only finished second in most individual races. However, the Portuguese superstar himself has been somewhat comforted.
Globe Soccer Awards 2018 has just been held in Dubai (UAE) on the evening of January 3, 2019. There, people witnessed the absolute victory of superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese superstar surpassed Modric, Messi, Salah, Hazard, Mabppe, Neymar and many other superstars to win in the 2018 Player of the Year category.
It is worth mentioning, this is the 5th time Ronaldo has won this race. Grand rival Lionel Messi has only once, Modric alone. This award began to be held for players since 2011, and it was also the year CR7 won.
After that, Ronaldo was also honored in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Thus, Juventus superstar has won the Globe Soccer Awards hat, coinciding with the period when Real also won a hat-trick. Champions League, where Ronaldo is the leader.
Not only did he win the highest prize of the Best Player of the Year, Ronaldo also won the Best Goal of the Year category. That is the “overbearing bicycle” against Juventus, when Ronaldo is on the Real Madrid payroll in the Champions League knockout round.
With these two awards, UAE media insisted Ronaldo would pocket a huge bonus. In an effort to compete with France Football and FIFA’s Golden Ball, The Best, the UAE paid very much for its awards.
The best coach category in the year of Didier Deschamps – who brought France to the world gold cup for the second time in the 2018 World Cup. Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid is rated as the best team. Fabio Paratici of Juventus was named Sports Director of the Year, Jorge Mendes is the Representative of the Year while Blaise Matuidi is the Player with the most impressive development of the year.