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'The Greatest Player Ever' - World reacts to Ronaldo's Best Player in the World win

After a year in which he won the Champions League and European Championships, Cristiano Ronaldo was named FIFA Men's Player of the Year at the Best Awards, much to the delight of millions of fans online.

The Portugal and Real Madrid forward pipped Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to the prize, adding another individual award for 2016 following his Goal 50 and Ballon d'Or wins.

Fans were so excited about his win that some proclaimed him 'the greatest player ever', while others took the opportunity to poke fun at runner-up Messi.

More tributes from players and fans continue to come in for 2016's best player, with some suggesting the Portuguese runs the world!