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Christiano Ronaldo FIFA player of the year

footyCristiano Ronaldo beat off competition from Lionel Messi, Xavi, as well
as Fernando Torres, and last year’s winner Kaka, to win the FIFA World
Player of the Year Award with a total of 935 vote points.In second place was Barcelona star Lionel Messi with 678, while Liverpool striker Fernando Torres finished third with 203.
AC Milan star Kaka was not far behind in fourth with 183, while Barcelona’s Xavi ended up fifth with 155.The
attacking wideman had a magnificent 2007/08 season, scoring 42 goals
for Manchester United, and capturing the Premier League, Champions
League and European Golden Boot. He followed this up this term by
lifting the Club World Cup in Japan.Ronaldo caps off a clean
sweep of the major awards, having also picked up the prestigious Ballon
d’Or (European Footballer of the Year) at the end of 2008.
The
23-year-old becomes the first English-based player to be named FIFA
World Player of the Year, and only the second Portuguese, following in
the footsteps of Luis Figo, who triumphed in 2001.
In the women’s category, Brazilian sensation Marta was victorious, winning for the third year in succession.
The
FIFA Fair Play Awards went jointly to the Armenia and Turkey Football
Federations for the work they did in helping bring the two countries
together politically, socially and football-wise.The FIFA Presidential Award was presented to the United States Women’s National Team.

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January 13, 2009 Posted by | football | , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Christiano Ronaldo

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Ronaldo the Mancheter united star scored his 100 n 101 goal againt stoke city at old trafford….

The red devils won the game with a great margin by out playing the Stroke’s to a 5-0 victory.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Manchester United hammered sorry Stoke 5-0 at Old Trafford.

The Portugal winger opened the scoring after just three minutes, his 100th United goal, with a trademark free-kick and Michael Carrick made it 2-0 on the stroke of half-time.

November 16, 2008 Posted by | football | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment