Cristiano Ronaldo praises 'calm' Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid star picks up Champions League best player award
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo picked up an award for being the best player in the Champions League last season, as voted by Spanish and Italian sports papers MARCA and Gazzetta Dello Sport.
The Portuguese scored 16 goals (and 51 in all competitions) to help Real claim an 11th European Cup/Champions League title, which together with his country's triumph at Euro 2016 also makes him favourite to reclaim the Ballon d'Or.
Speaking to MARCA, the 31 year-old committed his allegiance to the Bernabeu for 'many years to come' while also praising his coach Zinedine Zidane.
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