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What a night! Best Forward, Best Goal and Best Player in La Liga in
The LFP Awards was established in 2008-2009 when Messi, considered
by many as the best player in the world in this generation, started his
domination owing to his impressive play at Barcelona.
Ronaldo was also recently named as one of the top contenders for
the Ballon d’Or award, given to the world’s best soccer
The Portuguese ended up as the top scorer in the Spain soccer
league in 2013-2014 with 31 goals.
Copyright 2014 Gale, Cengage Learning. I won the awards for Best Forward,Best
Goal,Best Player in La Liga 2013-14. Happy and proud! Thanks everyone. Very happy.
(http://t.co/gbBRVN6Xyj) pic.twitter.com/gbBRVN6Xyj – Cristiano Ronaldo
October 28, 2014
- Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano)
(https://twitter.com/Cristiano/status/526872332045148160) October 27,
Other awardees and awards include; Diego Simeone (Atletico Madrid)
as “Best Coach”; Keylor Navas (Levante) as “Best
Goalkeeper”; Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) as “Best
Defender”; Luka Modric (Real Madrid) as “Best
Midfielder”; Andres Iniesta (Barcelona) as “Best Attacking
Midfielder”; Rafinha (Celta) as “Breakthrough Player”;
Carlos Bacca (Sevilla) as “Best American Player”; and Yacine
Brahimi (Granada) as “Best African Player”.
Ronaldo was obviously ecstatic that he got the better of Messi on
this one and shared his thoughts via social media Twitter:
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Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo bested Barcelona’s Lionel
Messi as the Spanish La Liga’s best player copping the award in the
annual Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP) Awards honouring the
league’s best individuals and teams.
Ronaldo, who also won two other awards- as the “Best
Forward” and gaining the “Best Goal”, finally beat his
rival Messi, who won in previous editions of the LFP awards winning five
straight from 2008 to 2013.
. Ronaldo’s team, Real Madrid came
up short in winning the league title however as rivals Atletico won the
coveted Spanish crown.
This is a big moment for me
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