Cristiano Ronaldo leads 2017 The Best FIFA Men’s Player final trio

2017 Best FIFA Men's Player Top 3 with Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

Los Blancos’ talisman was named in the final shortlist at a FIFA event hosted at the Bloomsbury Ballroom in London, England.

Cristiano Ronaldo will be vying for the 2017 The Best FIFA Men’s Player award with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and World Football’s most expensive signing, Neymar. After a stellar season with Real Madrid claiming the UEFA Champions League and Spanish Primera Division trophies, the 32-year-old will be aiming for another memorable double as The Best FIFA Men’s player gong will be his second major individual success in 2017.

Cristiano has already thumped Messi enough since last season. Aside from winning the major team achievements in the 2016/17 campaign, the Madeira born legend also won the UEFA Best Player of the Year award and the 2017 Supercopa de Espana.

Gianni Infantino picks Ronaldo over Messi
Ronaldo and FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the FIFA Football Awards in January 2017

Scooping the crown would see the iconic number 7 defend his title, won in 2016. The 2017 FIFA Football Awards event is scheduled for the London Palladium, England on October 23. As CR7 fans, we wish the boss luck.

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Ivan is a young Ghanaian football journalist. He is a staunch fan of Real Madrid C.F. and sports in general. He discovered his unique admiration of Cristiano Ronaldo during the player's early days at Manchester United. Ivan was captured by the skill and personality of the then young Portuguese lad who showed so much confidence at such a big club. He is also a big fan of Cristiano's antics both on and off the pitch as controversies make this player what he truly is. Ivan usually spends his leisure time reading, watching sports documentaries and ancient story movies. He describes himself as a person who is always ready to learn at any opportunity and likes to have fun as well.


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