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Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Best Footballer of the Year, Zidane, Giroud Wins
The much anticipated FIFA Best Award 2017 has come and gone but will remain one of it’s kind that saw winner’s win by a landslide.

Cristiano Ronaldo was named the FIFA Best Male Footballer of the year after leading Real Madrid to and Portugal to European glory respectively. Equaling Lionel Messi’s record of Five of such awards.

See how everyone who were involved in the voting process voted.

The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017:

Cristiano Ronaldo: 43.16% of total votes
Lionel Messi: 19.25% of total votes
Neymar: 6.97% of total votes

The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2017:

Lieke Martens: 21.72% of total votes
Carli Lloyd: 16.28% of total votes
Deyna Castellanos: 11.69% of total votes

The Best FIFA Men’s Coach 2017:

Zinédine Zidane: 46.22% of total votes
Antonio Conte: 11.62% of total votes
Massimiliano Allegri: 8.78% of total votes

The Best FIFA Women’s Coach 2017

Sarina Wiegman: 36.24% of total votes
Nils Nielsen: 12.64% of total votes
Gérard Prêcheur: 9.37% of total votes

The goalkeeper award was voted for by a panel of FIFA Legends as follows:

The Best FIFA Goalkeeper 2017

Gianluigi Buffon: 42.42% of total votes
Manuel Neuer: 32.32% of total votes
Keylor Navas: 10.10% of total votes

See the details for the awards decided by public voting are below:

FIFA Puskás Award 2017:

Olivier Giroud: 36.17 % of total votes
Oscarine Masukule: 27.48 % of total votes
Deyna Castellanos: 20.47 % of total votes

FIFA Fan Award 2017:

Celtic Supporters: 55.92 % of total votes
Borussia Dortmund supporters: 36.20 % of total votes
FC Copenhagen supporters: 7.88 % of total votes.

The Best FIFPro XI:

Buffon (Juventus), Dani Alves (PSG), Leonardo Bonucci (AC Milan), Sergio Ramos, Marcelo (Real Madrid),
Luka Modric, Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Andreas Iniesta (Barcelona), Neymar (PSG), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid).

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Premier League Title Very Open – Jose Mourinho

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Premier League Title Very Open – Jose Mourinho

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has refused to thrown in the towel insisted that the Premier League title race is still very open despite the gap in points between the Red devils and Manchester City.

Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku‘s got the only goal United defeated the Cherries 1-0, a positive reaction from their Sunday defeat in the hands of their bitter rivals City.

Mourinho noted his determination to close the gap on Guardiola’s men ahead of tricky league games away at West Brom and Leicester City.

Speaking to BBC Sport, the ex Real Madrid and Chelsea boss said;

“We play match after match and the next we have to try to win. We have a difficult one at West Brom and we try match after match.

“It is only over in May. If it is over now I go on holiday to Brazil or Los Angeles.”

When asked if his side had suffered a hangover from their 2-1 lose to Man City, Mourinho said:

“Fatigue, yes, but hangover – no.

“The game was a big one, and a defeat does not help in your recovery – victories help, defeats don’t.

“They were difficult opponents and difficult conditions. If we had scored the second it would have been a calm night for us.”

 

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Manchester United 1-0 Bournemouth: Romelu Lukaku Grabs Winner

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Manchester United 1-0 Bournemouth: Romelu Lukaku Grabs Winner

Manchester United seems to have returned to winning ways after a hard fought 1-0 victory over Bournemouth at the Old Trafford on Wednesday.

Romelu Lukaku who was widely bashed for his error that gifted city a win last Sunday scored the only goal of the night at the 25′ minute. The Belgian all time goal scorer however refused to celebrate.


Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial all came way too close in the second half but it was Bournemouth who created more chances with seven shots on target; thanks to the David de Gea once again.


The victory means that Mourinho’s men are 11 points behind leaders Manchester City, who won 4-0 at Swansea.

The red devils play against West Brom on Sunday while Bournemouth hosts Liverpool in the day’s second live game.

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Swansea 0-4 Man City: Pep Guardiola’s Men makes Premier League History

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Swansea 0-4 Man City: Pep Guardiola’s Men makes Premier League History

Manchester City has taken their Premier League wins to a record 15th successive victoriesafter they defeated Swansea 4-0 on Wednesday.

Pep Guardiola’s men who had matched Arsenal’s long standing record of 14 wins in a row after their Manchester derby triumph, but has now set a new record entirely with their victory at the Liberty Stadium.

David Silva broke the deadlock in the 27′ minute before the half-hour mark, with Kevin De Bruyne doubling the lead at the 34′ minute via a curling home a free-kick. Silva found the back of the net again at the 52′ minutebefore Sergio Aguero iced up the cake at the 85′ minute.

The win means that Manchester City remains 11 points clear of Manchester United who also won their game on Wednesday evening.

Manchester City’s next game will be when they host Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening while Swansea will travel to Everton on December 18.

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