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Cristiano Ronaldo is the FIFA Player of the Year

Cristiano Ronaldo is the FIFA Player of the Year

Cristiano Ronaldo is pictured receiving his World FIFA Player Of The Year trophy from Sir Alex Ferguson in Manchester, UK on Wednesday (January 14).

“This is a prize that has always been an ambition of mine ever since I started playing football,” Ronaldo said. “But when I started at Sporting Lisbon six years ago I never imagined it would come so quickly.”

The 23-year-old soccer player received 935 votes in a worldwide poll of national team captains and coaches, with the results announced by Brazil’s all-time great Pele.

“It is an overwhelming moment, a very special moment in my life,” Ronaldo said. “I would like to say to my mother and sister that the fireworks can be fired off now.”

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  • Brenda Song fan 192

    who cares????

  • Katie

    he’s so sexy:D:D

  • tasha

    well evidently somebody cares…

  • Sloan

    He did not receive the trophy from Ferguson; this is just a photo op. He got it on Monday at a gala at FIFA headquarters in Switzerland.

  • boo12

    he’s a nutter

  • Isabel

    Parabens Cristiano!!
    Acima de tudo pela tua força, pela tua garra!!!
    És um exemplo para todos os jovens, que nao devem desistir de sonhar e de lutar por algo em que acreditem vir a ser!!!
    És um orgulho para a para todos os Portugueses!!!!!

  • Liliana

    People who really loves football cares. Is the best player in this moment… I don´t remember see a football player win, so much trophy´s in the same year. He´s absolutely amazing, fantastic… I have the opportunity to see Cristiano playing in Dragao from the Portugal National team, and there´s no words to describe, as he is as football player… I`m Portuguese, and i am very pound of him… Parabéns Cristiano, mereceste-o por esta época fantástica…

  • Marco

    He’s got a gorgeous ass

  • dundies

    who cares????

    nobody cares lol

  • Russian girl

    Yehhh, Cistiano THe BEST!!! He deserv that! Last football year was absolutely fantastic and amazyng!!! I’m soooo happy for him.

  • Banjoplayer

    He’s a great player, he may be a complete egotistical twat too but a great player nonetheless & he deserves the award considering last season’s amazingness.

  • Somebody who cares

    A pinhead and an asshole.

  • Lauren

    If You Losers Up Top Dont Care Then Why Are You Looking At It,, Morons !
    Ronaldo Rules And Deserves To Be World Champ :D

  • Emma


    This news may not be interesting for some people … But it is one of the great pride of Portugal …. He’s not American and he’s not an actor in Hollywood … but it is football player and Portuguese. So, for people who do not want to know, shut up, or not comment!

    Sorry, but that is what I think

    Congratulations RONALDO!!!

  • gi

    He deserves it:)

    hope he get’s more years like 2008

    and helping National team to do better

  • Ida

    he is soooo gorgeous!

  • catia

    parabens pelo premio.Se alguem mereceu este premio essa pessoas es tu. Ibet your dad is proud of you wherever he is

  • angie




  • pelin

    hate him he is so irritating

  • lakers fan in boston

    ive never seen him play, wonder if he is as good as they say
    anyways congrats

  • yeah


  • Jacy

    i love you so much (LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL) i’m from brazil :D

  • Stefanie

    he got it in ZURICH, Switzerland!! not Manchester UK!!

  • googlie

    eww..he’s such a douche!!
    horrible piece of scum

  • amina

    I love him…i will not be happy till i hook up w/ him (ya rite)but seriously lov u ronaldo ur a great soccer player

  • Paulo

    The name of his former team is Sporting Clube de Portugal. Sporting Lisbon doesn’t exist.

  • aletse.PT

    Well said Lauren. Congratulations Ronaldo!!!! Portugal is very proud of you.

  • Bestplayerintheworld

    Ronaldo had the best year.

    But will he do it again in 2009?

    ~ Vote at ~

  • Giovanna

    Come on, Kaká is the best player of all! He didn’t win because he had to do something on the leg. Brazil has the best players of the whole world! But, anyway.. Congratulations Cristiano R., althought Kaká is so much better!

  • Giovanna

    aaaand, kaká is more beautifull than craistiano ronalto! Come on!!!

  • BIBI

    ugly, ordinary, why you??

  • noor

    van persie should get the trophy he is really good and soo cuute..buyt i still like christiano and he deserves it so CONGRATZ! (btw my lil bro is born on the same day at christiano (feb.5) so cool)

  • Beeeeeeeeeel

    I (L) RONALDO! he deserves every award.. even the award for crashing his car the hottest.:)

  • Caterina

    hey cristiano deserves this award because of his great participation in all of his games . he is sooooooooooo cute and sexy.

    but i dont think he looks good with his girlfriend cuz she looks ugly and cristiano just looks handsome i think cristiano should dump nereida

  • Magdaaaa

    HE’S SOO HOT!!!!!!

  • vanessa

    love him!!

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