Cristiano Ronaldo nominated for Portuguese Player of the Year award
Written by Morenike Adebayo on February 20, 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo has been nominated for the Portugal FA’s Player of the Year award for 2017 along with his national teammates Bernardo Silva of Manchester City and Sporting Lisbon goalkeeper Rui Patricio.
The thirty-three-year-old had a tremendous year in which Real Madrid won five trophies, including the Champions League and La Liga double. He also won a fifth Ballon d’Or as well as FIFA Best Player and UEFA player of the year.
Portugal’s Golden Shields awards are in their third year and are organized jointly by the Portuguese FA, the National Football Coaches Association and the Professional Football Players Union.
The president of the organising committee is former Portugal, Madrid and Barcelona star Luis Figo.