Named the best footballer of the year

Cristiano Ronaldo

Striker of real Madrid and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo will become the best player in the world by International football Federation (FIFA). It is reported by Marca.

According to the publication, in the vote, he was ahead of the attacker “Barcelona” Lionel Messi and PSG striker Neymar. Best coach of the year will be the coach of real Madrid Zinedine Zidane, and a similar award for goalkeepers will receive Gianluigi Buffon of Turin “Juventus”.

The ceremony will be held in London on 23 October. Ronaldo is the current holder of the trophy. In 2017, he’s in the squad, real Madrid won the Spanish League and the Champions League.

FIFA established the award last year. Prior to this, the organization was awarded the “Golden ball” together with the French magazine France Football, but in September 2016, the cooperation between the parties was terminated. Since the winner choose only the journalists of France Football, as it was from 1956 to 2010. The last time their choice fell on Ronaldo.