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Cristiano Ronaldo, Lieke Martens Wins UEFA Player of the Year Awards

Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Lieke Martens were awarded the UEFA Players of the Year 2017.


  • Ronaldo was shortlisted along with Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon and FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi for the award.
  • He scored five goals in the quarterfinal victory over Bayern Munich, with a hat-trick in the second leg at the Bernabeu.
  • Lieke Martens was named UEFA Women’s Player of the Year after leading the Netherlands to the 2017 Women’s Euro title this summer on home soil.


Other Awardees


  • Best Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)
  • Best Defender: Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
  • Best Midfielder: Luka Modric (Real Madrid)
  • Best Forward: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lieke Martens Wins UEFA Player of the Year Awards Cristiano Ronaldo, Lieke Martens Wins UEFA Player of the Year Awards Reviewed by insiya yadav on October 25, 2017 Rating: 5

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