Cristiano Ronaldo lost The Best FIFA Player of the Year award to his arch-rival Lionel Messi. The fans from Portugal came out in support of the two-time FIFA Football Award winner and even went on to troll Messi. The Barcelona star went on to pip Virgil van Dijk, Kylian Mbappe and CR7 in the same category. Now, Portugal footballer has joined the bandwagon and labelled CR7 as ‘The Best Ever’ on their social media pages. Portugal football took to social media and put up a picture of the Juventus star donning the country’s jersey. Lionel Messi Expresses Delight After Winning Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year Award 2019, Says ‘It Has Been Long Time Without Winning Individual Prize’.
The post shared by Portugal had the words ‘The Best Ever’ written on the snap. Juventus forward did not attend the ceremony and is not even a part of the squad travelling to Brescia for the Serie A match happening on September 25, 2019. The football star was at home enjoying his family time with his kids and his wife. Check out the post shared by Portugal football below: Lionel Messi Wins FIFA Men's Player of the Year Award as Cristiano Ronaldo Skips Ceremony, Megan Rapinoe Bags Women's Honour; Check Full Winners' List.
— Portugal (@selecaoportugal) September 23, 2019
The other winners of the Megan Rapinoe who walked away with The Best FIFA Women's Player. Meanwhile, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp went on to bag the gong for The Best FIFA Men's Coach. The Red's Alisson Becker walked away with The Best Goalkeeper Award.
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