Ronaldo wins UEFA Best Player award

Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, has won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the second time.

Ronaldo, 31, claimed the prize ahead of his club team-mate, Gareth Bale and Atletico Madrid star, Antoine Griezmann, at a gala event held in Monaco on Thursday, Goal reports.

The forward, who first won the award in 2014, scored the winning spot-kick as Real Madrid beat Atletico in the Champions League final on penalties in May,

He also led Portugal to victory in the European Championship in June, scoring three goals during the tournament.

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