Cristiano Ronaldo voted for Lionel Messi in FIFA's best men's player

Cristiano Ronaldo voted for Lionel Messi in FIFA's best men's player

- Cristiano Ronaldo's votes for the 2020 FIFA The Best Men's player has been revealed

- The Juventus forward selected Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe

- Ronaldo did not get to win the award but his votes proved he was not rivals with Messi

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Cristiano Ronaldo voted for Robert Lewandowski for the number one spot, while Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe completed the top three.

The Bayern Munich striker emerged winner of FIFA The Best Men's player as Messi and Ronaldo came second and third respectively.

Lewandowski was the top scorer in the Bundesliga, the Champions League and the Golden Boot winner in all of Europe last season.

Cristiano Ronaldo voted for Lewandowski, Messi, Mbappe in FIFA's best men's player

Cristiano Ronaldo voted for Lewandowski, Messi, Mbappe in FIFA's best men's player. Photo by Daniele Badolato, Bayern FC and Quality Sports Image
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Ronaldo showed his class as he picked Lewandowski and Messi for the accolade and reiterated the fact that he is not a rival with the Barcelona star.

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On the other hand, Messi did not vote for the Juventus star in his top three, the Argentine rather selected Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Lewandowski.

Ronaldo has won the award twice in 2016 and 2017 while Messi won it in 2019 but Luka Modric also scooped the accolade since its inception.

The Juventus forward and the Barcelona star renewed their rivalry in this season's Champions League tournament.

Ronaldo grabbed a brace in the Biaconeri's 3-0 win over La Blaugrana at the Camp Nou in their last group game to go top of the table.

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za had earlier reported that Jurgen Klopp scooped the Best Men's coach for the second time at the FIFA TheBest awards held in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Liverpool boss beat Leeds United's Marcelo Bielsa and Bayern Munich's Hans-Dieter Flick to win the award for the second year running.

The former Borussia Dortmund boss helped the Reds land the first Premier League title in 30 years during the 2019-20 season in his fourth spell at Anfield.

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Briefly.co.za also reported that Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has been named as the best player on earth by world's football governing body in a colourful ceremony held on Thursday, December 17.

This will be the first time the 32-year-old will be winning The FIFA Best Award as he beat Barcelona legend Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win it.

Robert Lewandowski was incredible for Bayern Munich last season helping them to win the League title and also beat Paris-Saint-Germain in the final of the Champions League.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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