FIFA Best Player of the Year Find out how coaches and captains of national teams voted

Cristiano Ronaldo beat off competition from Lionel Messsi and Antoine Griezmann to win the inaugural FIFA Best Player of the Year.

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Skipper of the Portuguese national team Cristiono Ronaldo was on Monday crowned the FIFA Player of the Year, after winning the UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid and the European Champion with his nation in 2016.

FIFA ended their six-year association with the Ballon d'Or in 2016, deciding to do it alone and apart from skipper and captains of national teams, included national media.

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While Cristiano Ronaldo crowned off his magnificent 2016 by winning the inaugural FIFA Best Player of the Year, not every voter was so impressed.

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Indeed 77 of the 452 - who comprise not just captains and managers but members of that nation's media - had no room for the Portugal and Real Madrid star in their best three.

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Below is how the national team coaches and skipper voted

 

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play Find out who coaches and captains of national teams voted for

 

play Find out who coaches and captains of national teams voted for

play Find out who coaches and captains of national teams voted for

play Find out who coaches and captains of national teams voted for

play Find out who coaches and captains of national teams voted for

play Find out who coaches and captains of national teams voted for

play Find out who coaches and captains of national teams voted for

 

play Find out who coaches and captains of national teams voted for

play Find out who coaches and captains of national teams voted for

play Find out who coaches and captains of national teams voted for

 

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