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Ronaldo scoops yet another award for 2016 exploits

5:31 AM EST 1/25/17
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The Portuguese continues to rack up the accolades after being named Most Valuable Player by Chinese supporters

Cristiano Ronaldo has celebrated winning yet another award for his achievements in 2016.

The 31-year-old claimed the Ballon d'Or and the inaugural The Best FIFA Men's Player award after winning the Champions League, the UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup with Real Madrid, as well as Euro 2016 with Portugal.

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Ronaldo has now been named MVP for last year by Dongqiudi, a Chinese website backed by the Suning Group, which owns Inter Milan.

The former Manchester United star, who became the first footballer to be named European Sportsperson of the year by PAP, thanked supporters who voted for him for the  Dongqiudi prize.

"Thanks for the support of Chinese fans," he wrote on his official Instagram page along with a photograph of him holding the trophy.


Thanks for the support of Chinese fans. Glad to be the 懂球帝(All Football) 2016 best player.

A photo posted by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) on Jan 24, 2017 at 1:01pm PST

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