The best eleven players in each position for 2016 were selected by players' vote organized by international union FIFPro and announced at FIFA Football Awards 2016 ceremony held at the Swiss TV studio in Zurich, Switzerland, Monday night.
Portugal and Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, claimed his fourth FIFA best player award on Monday, after a scintillating 2016 where he won both major European titles.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or award for the fourth time in his career, after a memorable year with both club and country to be named the best player in the world.
*Stoke’s Joe Allen Also Make The Cut - European football governing body, UEFA, has released a 40-man list for the 2016 Team of the Year.
*Brazil Records Six Straight Win Under New Coach -
Lionel Messi scored a majestic free-kick and set up two more goals as Argentina got their faltering 2018 World Cup qualification campaign back on track with a 3-0 win over Colombia on Tuesday night.
**PSG, Atletico Also Go Through -
Manchester City got their revenge on Barcelona as Ilkay Gundogan scored twice in a 3-1 win in the Champions League on Tuesday, while Arsenal were one of four sides to secure progress to the last 16.
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann was named La Liga player of the season for 2015/16 on Monday night at the Spanish football`s annual awards gala in Valencia.
Real Madrid superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale were among the first nominees for the 2016 Ballon d'Or announced by France Football on Monday.
Following their stellar performances for both club and country, Nigerian youngsters, Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi have been nominated for Europe's prestigious 2016 Golden Boy awards.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi will be out for three weeks after suffering a groin problem in his side’s 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid at the Nou Camp on Wednesday night.
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