The voting for the Ballon d'Or has been revealed and once again it was full of tactical voting, with the two front runners, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, not picking the other in their top three. The FIFA community has spoken. The best of the best have been chosen. Presenting the FIFA 20 Team of the Year, available in game for a limited time only!
OK, that’s not entirely true but after Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal won the Nations League, Virgil van Dijk proved to be the catalyst for Liverpool's Champions League success, and Lionel Messi shone for Barcelona as they clinched La Liga title, it could be a close one this year. Tactical voting by Messi and Ronaldo? Argentina's Messi and Portugal's Ronaldo were each given a vote as the captain of their respective countries. But, not for the first time, the two great rivals refused to name the other in their top three.
Ronaldo picked up 43.16% of the votes to claim the award for a second straight year, with Lionel Messi (19.25%) second ahead of Neymar (6.97%). With Ronaldo captain for Portugal, and Messi the Argentina skipper, both had their say in who picked up the prize, and while no player was allowed to vote for themselves, the duo did not pick one another. The FIFA Best Awards in London saw Luka Modric break the Men's Player of the Year award's decade-long monopoly between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Modric was presented the top award with 29.05 per cent of the votes in his favour. Ronaldo received 19.08 per cent of the votes while Salah stood at 11.23 per cent.
Lionel Messi was named the men’s Best FIFA Player of the Year on Monday night and it has now been who the winner and his rivals Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo voted for. Messi beat Van Dijk to the honour with 46 per cent of the scoring points, with the Liverpool centre-back winning 38 per cent of the votes and Ronaldo 36 per cent. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's votes for the FIFA Best Men's Player award have been revealed and they are very interesting. Every national team captain is afforded the chance to have their say and the two five Ballon d'Or winners' choices have been revealed on the official FIFA website.
Cristiano Ronaldo leads the pack of 24 men nominated for the second edition of The Best FIFA Men’s Player award. Unlike the maiden edition which saw the emblematic number 7 scooping the award among a 23-man shortlist, a tie in the selection process influenced the addition of one more player in this year’s edition. Manager Gareth Southgate controversially snubbed five-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi, in favour of Ronaldo, with Real Madrid midfielders Luka Modric and Toni Kroos coming in after their team-mate. Three Lions captain of the time Jordan Henderson went with a more conventional vote of Ronaldo, Messi and Luis Suarez. @VivaStPauli wrote:Oh don't get me wrong, I think him saying that he'd vote for himself is just winning mentality. I just thought it was retarded to say that he would change clubs, if he was in it for the money. I really don't think he'd earn much more anywhere else.
Juventus star Ronaldo, meanwhile, didn’t even vote for his former La Liga rival Messi. Trending. Lionel Messi beat Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo to the FIFA Best Men’s Player of the Year (Image: GETTY) The Portugal forward gave his first vote to his new Juventus team-mate Matthijs de Ligt. 1m Likes, 6,887 Comments - Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) on Instagram: “I vote for my hometown, Madeira, as the world’s leading Island Destination 2017. Are you with me?…”
Ballon d'Or: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi did not vote for one another as full results revealed Real Madrid attacker does not rate his Barcelona rival as among the three best players in the world, and it seems the feeling is mutual Messi vs Ronaldo head to head: we compare their La Liga and Champions stats and best goals. Who is the best football player in the world: Leo or CR7? Vote
Gordon Strachan amazingly omitted Cristiano Ronaldo from his votes Credit: AFP or licensors. REPUBLIC OF IRELAND. Martin O'Neill included Eden Hazard in his pick, but opted for Ronaldo and Messi ahead of the Belgian. Seamus Coleman's first two picks mirrored his boss' but he voted for Juventus ace Paulo Dybala ahead of Hazard. Ronaldo, Messi, Mane and Lewandowski. This was the attack presented to us in the team of the year when UEFA announced the result of the vote. However, instead of the Juventus star, Kante was chosen by the fans for the 4-3-3 before UEFA changed to a 4-2-4.
Who did Messi and Ronaldo vote for? ‘Tactical voting’ has been commonplace in previous years, with players eager to support their teammates and refusing to help their rivals. Messi and Ronaldo have both been guilty of it in the past but both were more honest this time around. Indeed, Messi even gave a vote to Ronaldo. But the votes made for interesting reading, with Ronaldo and Portugal coach Fernando Santos snubbing Messi. Ronaldo voted for Matthijs de Ligt, Frenkie de Jong and Kylian Mbappe, with Santos handing his to the former two and his star international captain.
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Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. See actions taken by the people who manage and post content. Yeaaaaaaaah… Cristiano Ronaldo is the best. But Lionel Messi is excellent too, even thoug I hate to say that. What I want to pin-point this season is that Lionel Messi, for me, hasn’t done the most of C. Ron’s absence.
Portugal captain Ronaldo, meanwhile, did not choose Messi in his top three – picking Juventus team-mate Matthijs de Ligt, De Jong and Kylian Mbappe. Van Dijk picked Messi first, with the Netherlands skipper then voting for Liverpool team-mates Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane. Lionel Messi actually had Cristiano Ronaldo's name in his three-man shortlist for the best FIFA player of the year award before the Barcelona superstar eventually bagged the top prize himself in the men's category after edging out Ronaldo and Liverpool defender Virgil van Dyk in the final three shortlist.
Kane's vote went to Messi, with Van Dijk and Ronaldo as his second and third-place finishers, while Spain captain Sergio Ramos voted for current team-mate Hazard, former team-mate Ronaldo and Salah, in that order. Comments Trending News. The best young players on FIFA 20 I vote for my hometown, Madeira, as the world’s leading Island Destination 2017. Are you with me? CLICK THE LINK BELLOW AND VOTE FOR MADEIRA.
Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? Read the arguments and then vote in our poll to decide whether the Barcelona wizard or the Real Madrid magician is the greatest footballer in the world It's the biggest debate of our time - is the best footballer in the world Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? Real Madrid fans vote for Cristiano Ronaldo to leave in online poll They say there is not much gratitude in football -- but even still it is startling that two thirds of Real Madrid fans want rid of the club's all-time leading goal scorer, according to an online poll conducted by Spanish paper AS . In a glittering and superlative career to date, there are few personal accolades and records that Lionel Messi has not won. One that had eluded him was the title of The Best FIFA Men’s Player – until this year.
Ronaldo, however, opted not to vote for Messi at all, placing his former Real Madrid team-mate Raphael Varane in first, with Modric second and Antoine Griezmann as third. Spain captain Sergio Ramos picked Modric, Ronaldo and Messi as his order. Ronaldo, meanwhile, did not vote for Messi. The Portugal captain's three votes went to Antoine Griezmann in third, and former Real Madrid team-mates Modric in second and Raphael Varane in first. Luke Modric was named Fifa Best Player on Monday night Credit: Getty images Messi gave his three picks to Mane, Ronaldo and De Jong in the vote. However, Ronaldo didn't vote for Messi as his three picks were De Ligt, De Jong and Mbappe. Both players did not vote for Van Dijk but Van Dijk chose Messi as his first pick. And other players? Check down below… Voting Breakdown. Messi: Mane, Ronaldo, De Jong
BEST Magic Show in the world - Genius Rubik's Cube Magician America's Got Talent - Duration: 14:01. Top 10 Talent Recommended for you Who did Cristiano Ronaldo vote for as The Best FIFA Men's Player of the year? Messi voted for Ronaldo as his second choice and van Dijk chose Messi as his first choice. By Aakash Chatterjee. September 24, 2019 12:09 BST. Cristiano Ronaldo conceded his title to his former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric, but who did Ronaldo vote for in FIFA’s The Best awards? Luka Modric won FIFA The Best award, ending a decade-long dominance for the title between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Messi and Ronaldo got to vote as captains of Argentina and Portugal respectively. England’s Golden Boot winner Harry Kane, probably still reeling from his nation’s loss to Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals, opted to ignore Modric’s stellar season in favour of Ronaldo, Messi and Kevin De Bruyne. The Portuguese winger, pilloried for his part in the sending off of Wayne Rooney, was leading the Fifa website vote by a huge margin. But an email urging fans to vote for Ecuador's Luis Valencia instead led to an incredible 24-hour turnaround. Ronaldo went from 210,290 to 241,775 votes, but Valencia soared from 195,377 to 331,087.
Players can't vote for themselves... and, of course, both Ronaldo and Messi refused to vote for each other, instead naming team-mates in their top three. As Portugal captain, Ronaldo voted for Luka Modric, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo, while Argentina captain Messi opted for Luis Suarez, Andres Iniesta and Neymar. But the votes made for interesting reading, with Ronaldo and Portugal coach Fernando Santos snubbing Messi. Ronaldo voted for Matthijs de Ligt, Frenkie de Jong and Kylian Mbappe, with Santos handing his to the former two and his star international captain.
Lionel Messi included Cristiano Ronaldo in his three nominations for Fifa's Best Men's Player Award but his Portuguese rival snubbed him on his ballot. The Argentine won a tight contest against the Juventus star and Virgil Van Dijk though, taking 46 per cent of the vote, with the Dutch centre-back on 38 per cent and Ronaldo third on 36 per cent. Select Ronaldo as your #1 choice.. Welcome! Log into your account. your username Vote for Cristiano Ronaldo. From July 2018 the fields Name and E-mail are required in order to vote. When you confirm your vote by email, your vote will be counted twice. This is in order to be sure that there is a real person behind each vote. You will also be able to vote for your favourite every 48 hours.
Skip navigation Sign in. Search Current visitors New profile posts Search profile posts. Forums Log in Register Cristiano Ronaldo wins UEFA.com Goal of the Season vote ©UEFA.com Article body Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning overhead kick in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals for Real Madrid against his current club Juventus has been voted as UEFA.com Goal of the Season.