COOKIE CONSENT
Create
Notifications
Favorites Edit
Advertisement

FIFA Best Player 2016 Awards live updates

FIFA Best Player 2016 Awards live updates
Updated: 10 January 2017 00:36 IST - Published: 09 January 2017 18:11 IST
...
That is all from our live coverage tonight. Thank you and good night!
...
And the breakdown for The Best FIFA Men's Player of Year is:
 
Cristiano Ronaldo: 34.54% 
Lionel Messi: 26.42%. 
Antoine Greizmann: 7.53%
...
Thank you all for following the action live with us, it was my pleasure. I am Shaurya Vineet signing off for the night. In case you have any suggestions, queries or feedback, you can get in touch with me on Twitter @ShauryaVineet. 
...
It should be an eventful year of football and we hope we see the best of these footballers and many others from around the world. 
...
And with that curtains draw on yet another memorable night in Zurich. Cristiano Ronaldo will never forget this, as he now has two things Lionel Messi doesn't and he has won them both in the last 12 months. The Euro 2016 and The Best FIFA Men's Player!
...
Who will prevail in 2017, we will have to wait and find out. But for now, it is Cristiano Ronaldo who has been crowned the undisputed King of football. 
...
We will have to wait until the end of the year to find out which player manages to steal the hearts of everyone!
...
Can any other footballer break the Messi-Ronaldo stronghold. 
...
Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann will have to be on their toes to get ahead of the Portuguese next year. 
...
The big reveal is here and Cristiano Ronaldo has swooped both the Ballon d'Or and The BEST FIFA Men's Player Award. 
...
What a player, what a man!! And SWAG is dripping off him... What a year he has had and 2017 only promises to be better!
...
"I am sorry some people from Barcelona are not here, but that is understandable." - Cristiano Ronaldo's first words after winning the award!
...
The Real Madrid forward thanks all those who played a part in his monumental and unprecedented success.
...
Undoubtedly, 2016 was the best year in Cristiano's career and he acknowledges that!
...
The swag with which Cristiano Ronaldo walks to pick up the award is unbelievable. What a year it has had. And it keeps getting better for the Portuguese. He is now the inaugural winner of The Best FIFA Men's Player Award.
...
Gianni Infantino makes his way to the stage and the winner is - Cristiano Ronaldo!
...
Ronaldo - who has won UEFA Champions League, Euro 2016 and FIFA Club World Cup.
Messi - who has won La Liga, Copa del Rey and UEFA Super Cup. A runners up medal at the Copa America Centenario also haunts the Argentine.
Griezmann - who was runners up at Euro 2016 and UEFA Champions League.
...
We take a closer look at the achievements and the moments of brilliance and the triumphs of the 3 nominees!
...
And we are here - the final award of the night!
...
The United States international was instrumental in his side's World Cup triumph. What a year she had!
She starts off by saying that she didn't expect it before thanking her team for their achievement.
...
And the winner is... Carli Lloyd!
...
Gabriel Batistuta has been called to present the award. The Argentine legend, the only man to score two hat-tricks in FIFA World Cups.
...
The Best FIFA Women's Player of 2016

One of Melanie Behringer, Carli Lloyd and Marta will walk away with the ultimate prize.
...
What a rendition that was of the legendary song... And we have the first show-stopping announcement of the night!
...
We inch closer to the big announcement of the night but first we have Naturally7 singing their rendition of The Beatles' Why My Guitar Gently Weeps.
...
He is totally in awe of the occasion. But well done young man! Way to go..
...
The Penang FA player is looking at his phone as he prepares to present what he has prepared for the audience.
...
And the winner of the FIFA Puskas Award 2016 is - Mohd Faiz Subri.
...
And we have El Fenomeno - Ronaldo Nazario - to present the award. A man worthy of the occasion. A man capable of magic, with which he enchanted Brazil and the entire universe during the turn of the century!
...
And the next award is the Puskas award!!
...
He addresses the audience and expresses his grief at the Chapecoense air-disaster. He then expresses awe for his footballing counterparts and thanks those who have played a part in their career.
...
And Falcao is here to receive the award from the Ukranian legend.
...
Futsal legend - Falcao - is the man to be presented with the first FIFA Award for an Outstanding Career. The 'Pele' of Futsal as he is called, truly has had a legendary career in the game.
...
Shevchenko, who is talking in English, will present this award - the first of its kind to commemorate a legendary career. 
...
The voting for the Puskas award has now stopped but our next award is.... The FIFA Award For An Outstanding Career and Andriy Shevchenko is here to present the award!
...
Maradona presents the award to Ranieri and the winner has taken to the mic. He cannot believe that he has won it and thanks everyone including his players and fans.
...
And the winner is..... Claudio Ranieri for making the dreams of millions of Leicester City fans come true.
...
The legendary Diego Maradona is here to present the award. Royalty in the house!
...
Will it be Fernando Santos for guiding Portugal to their maiden European Championship win. Or will it be the fairytale manager - Claudi Ranieri - who won Leicester City their maiden Premier League title in what was nothing short of a fairytale. And finally, it is the legendary Frenchman, Zinedine Zidane for his exploits with Real Madrid - winning La Undecima along with losing only 2 games in the entire calendar year.
...
The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award will be announced next.
...
Atletico Nacional, their opponents in the final wished for Chapecoense to be crowned as the winners of Copa Scudamericana, a wish that was granter later. And for this, Atletico Nacional has won the FIFA Fair Play award. Incredible. Football.. 
...
The team, which was on its course to the final of the Copa Scudamericana, met with a fatal accident near Medellin.
...
And the next video montage is of the Chapecoense air disaster. 
...
First, it is the Frenchman who has a few words to say before Cristiano Ronaldo says he expects to walk out with the prize tonight.
...
And Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann are here on the stage.
...
Now we take a look at the nominees for the biggest prize of the night -  The Best FIFA Men's Player Award.

...
He has been doing a fine job so far, the man behind 'Miracle' and 'Wonder Why'. 
...
Julian Perretta is next on the stage to perform for the live audience. 
...
And we see a video montage of the nominees of the FIFA Puskas Award. Some insane goals there. Who will win it? Well, you can have a say, the voting is still open!
...
Neid was the manager of the German national women's team and has previously won the FIFA World Coach of the Year Women Football in 2010 and 2013. She retired last year!