Ronaldo voted Italy’s best footballer

By TPN/Lusa, in Sport · 06-12-2019 01:00:00 · 1 Comments
Ronaldo voted Italy’s best footballer

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo has been voted the best player in the 2018/19 Italian football championship by the Association of Italian Footballers (AIC), with the announcement made at the ‘Gran Gala Del Calcio’ event in Milan.

On Monday night, the same day Argentina’s Lionel Messi pipped him to the Ballon d’Or award given by the ‘France Football’ magazine – for a record sixth time – with Liverpool’s Dutchman Virgil Van Dijk in second place, Ronaldo won the award in Italy for best player and striker of the ‘Serie A’ 2018/19 season.

“It’s an honour to hold this trophy, and I thank my team-mates at Juventus,” said Ronaldo, accepting the award. “I am very happy to play in Italy, in a very difficult championship. Thank you for voting for me. I will try to come back next year.”

The Portuguese captain scored 21 goals in 31 games in his first year in Serie A, making him the fourth-best scorer in the race, behind Fabio Quagliarella of Sampdoria, with 26, Colombia’s Duván Zapatata of Atalanta, with 23, and Poland’s Krzysztof Piatek of Genoa and AC Milan, with 22.


That`s crazy. He is not even close to be the best in Italy.

by Ifinn christensen from Other on 06-12-2019 09:04:00
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