He completely rejects his status as the second best player in the world, as though it were a status of mediocrity, and accentuates his body language - the aforementioned theatricality - whenever he has the opportunity to do so, because it's there, in his athletic and elegant physique, that he finally feels superior to his rival, the proof of which is in the obvious preference of sponsors who are looking for a seductive face for their brand.
Ronaldo works harder to get the award, explains the Catalan newspaper, he values it more and pushes for individual honours, and that's helped him get 43.16% of the vote, compared to the 19.25% going the way of Barcelona's superstar.
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud was the ultimate winner of the Puskás and FIFA Fan Awards.
"In the end, Ronaldo is ahead of the others", former Italy and Roma star Francesco Totti told FIFA's website. "I must also mention Leo and Neymar, for being here", Ronaldo said after receiving the prize. "I have fans all over the world", gushed Ronaldo. "But the ones who have the will to prepare themselves to win are those who make a difference". But a glitzy night of individual awards does not represent a validation of the club's recent success.
Italy's Gianluigi Buffon was the goalkeeper with the defence made up of Brazilians Dani Alves and Marcelo, Spain's Sergio Ramos and Italy's Leonardo Bonucci.
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Real Madrid emerged from a tuxedo-clad evening at the Best FIFA Football Awards 2017 with plenty of decorative trophies for the mantelpiece.
The Puskas Award-winning goal from an overhead back-heeled strike came on New Year's Day in Arsenal's 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace in the English Premier League.
"My team-mates, my coach, my president, they support all the year so I say thank you to them". In the Olympus of the Gods only the geniuses fit: Pele, Maradona, Di Stefano, Cruyff and Messi. The Portuguese superstar is the holder of the award, which was handed out for the first time in 2016.
If Messi is Mozart, Ronaldo is no Salieri; he is much more than that.
Zidane won ahead of Chelsea's Antonio Conte and Juventus' Massimiliano Allegri to be crowned FIFA Coach of the Year after becoming the first man to oversee a successful defense of the European Cup in the Champions League era.
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