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Ronaldo gives away his ‘Player of the Year’ award to Lewandowski

Mon 28 December 2020 | 11:55

According to some reports, the 35-year-old stepped down as the 2020 winner of the award to see it handed to Lewandowski.

Juventus

player,

Cristiano Ronaldo

, who reportedly won the Globe Soccer ‘Player of the Year’ award, chose to see the award in the hands of

Bayern Munich

star,

Robert Lewandowski

, as he believed the Polish player to be more deserving than him in wining this prize.

According to

Tuttosport

, the Portuguese footballer and his agent, refused to take the award because they thought it would be

“unfair”

to Lewandowski, who won all the titles in 2019-20 season as well as becoming the top-scorer across all competitions.

Ronaldo in return won

‘Player of the Century’

award with him saying:

“For 20 consecutive years I have played and scored as a professional.”

“I didn’t know there was another record to beat.”

“It’s a pleasure to hear about the records, I have achieved all this but without my teammates, without a great team, I would not have achieved these records."

“It is an exceptional achievement. It gives me the motivation to move forward.”

“To be named the best is a great honour, I hope that this situation is over next year and that we can have more fun, thank you very much.”

“I hope to still be able to play for more years.”


source: SportMob