With two Real Madrid players on the stand, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, alongside Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann, it was the Portuguese who was voted as Europe’s Best Player on the night!
After winning the UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid and the EURO Cup with Portugal, it was quite impossible to argue against the fact that there is no other deserving winner and Cristiano Ronaldo was able to win with a massive difference
Cristiano Ronaldo: 40 Votes
Antoine Griezmann: 8 Votes
Gareth Bale: 7 Votes
“This was probably the best season of my career, especially in terms of trophies. It wouldn’t be fair if I didn’t mention these two players (Bale & Griezmann). Sorry for the UEFA Champions League Final but you are very good.
My biggest dream was to be a successful football player and dreams do come true.”