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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
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That is all from our live coverage tonight. Thank you and good night!
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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%
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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. 
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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. 
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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!
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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. 
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We will have to wait until the end of the year to find out which player manages to steal the hearts of everyone!
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Can any other footballer break the Messi-Ronaldo stronghold. 
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Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann will have to be on their toes to get ahead of the Portuguese next year. 
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The big reveal is here and Cristiano Ronaldo has swooped both the Ballon d'Or and The BEST FIFA Men's Player Award. 
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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!
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"I am sorry some people from Barcelona are not here, but that is understandable." - Cristiano Ronaldo's first words after winning the award!
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The Real Madrid forward thanks all those who played a part in his monumental and unprecedented success.
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Undoubtedly, 2016 was the best year in Cristiano's career and he acknowledges that!
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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.
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Gianni Infantino makes his way to the stage and the winner is - Cristiano Ronaldo!
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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.
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We take a closer look at the achievements and the moments of brilliance and the triumphs of the 3 nominees!
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And we are here - the final award of the night!
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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.
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And the winner is... Carli Lloyd!
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Gabriel Batistuta has been called to present the award. The Argentine legend, the only man to score two hat-tricks in FIFA World Cups.
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The Best FIFA Women's Player of 2016

One of Melanie Behringer, Carli Lloyd and Marta will walk away with the ultimate prize.
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What a rendition that was of the legendary song... And we have the first show-stopping announcement of the night!
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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.