Real Madrid Star, Cristiano Ronaldo has on Monday, December 29, 2014 been named the Best Player of the Year as he bagged the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai.
The Portuguese player has enjoyed a wonderful year in his career as he has broken almost all football records in history.
He has the highest numbers of goals in a single Champions League season as he led Real Madrid to their 10th title with 17 goals in the tournament.
Ronaldo is arguably the most deserved player of the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or for the second year in a row, and third time in his career. He has been listed alongside Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer for the prize, which is schedule to be announced on Monday, January 12, 2014.
Speaking at the award in Atlantis Palm Hotel, Ronaldo said he is hoping that the success in Dubai will be replicated in Zurich.
“I hope that it can be a good signal but I’m not worried about that. The people who vote know what they have to do. I just feel happy it’s one more trophy for my dedication and hard work.
“I want to say thank you to the people at Real Madrid, – the players, the coach – we had a fantastic season, we won four trophies and we are one of the best teams in the world.
“La Decima was a special moment as Real Madrid have looked forward to winning it.
“To win this award is one of the great pleasures, I am very proud.”
He also maintained that there is no added pressure on his shoulders despite his standing in the game.
“No, no pressure,” he added. “I don’t have pressure because things come naturally to me. I don’t have to show anything to anyone. I am happy, I do what I like, to play football, to score goals, to make assists and help show we are one of the best teams in the world,” he said.