Cristiano Ronaldo described winning best men’s player at the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards as
’emotional’ on Sunday evening.
The 34-year-old Juventus star posted a heartwarming photo of himself with the trophy
alongside his girlfriend and four children onto his Instagram page.
Alongside the picture of himself with partner Georgina Rodriguez and children Cristiano Jr,
9, Alana 2, Eva 2 and Mateo, 2, the caption read: ‘Honoured to received one more time
‘A very emotional moment for me to share this award with my family. Grateful for all the hospitality, see you soon Dubai!’
Ronaldo, who finished third in this year’s Ballon d’Or behind Lionel Messi and Virgil van Dijk, thanked his family after winning the award for a sixth time at the weekend.
‘I have to thank my family, my girlfriend, my boy there, Cristiano, my three kids who are waiting for me in the hotel, my friends, my team-mates of Juventus and the national team, my agent, all the people here tonight who support this gala,’ he said.
‘I have to say thank you to the Arabic community, which is always great with me. I have to thank Dubai as well – it’s a marvellous place to be, I’m coming every year and I love this place.
‘And finally to thank [everyone] who voted for me. It’s a great honour to be here and receive this amazing award. I hope to be here next year to receive this award, of course. Thanks to everyone, and a Happy New Year.’
Ronaldo has scored 12 goals in 21 appearances as Juventus sit second in Serie A on goal difference.