ONLY LEGEND LIKE MESSI CAN VOTE FOR HIS RIVAL
Cristiano Ronaldo snubbed Lionel Messi in voting for the Best FIFA Men's Player award.
Lionel Messi put Cristiano Ronaldo in the second position of Best FIFA Men's Player award voting, but the Portugal star did not return the favour to the eventual winner.
Messi claimed the prize, rebranded in 2016, for the first time on Monday, beating Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and Ronaldo.
But the votes made for interesting reading, with Ronaldo and Portugal coach Fernando Santos snubbing Messi.
Ronaldo voted for
Matthijs de Ligt,
Frenkie de Jong and
with Santos handing his to the former two and his star international captain.
Messi, though, put Ronaldo second in his voting, in between Liverpool star
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Messi voted for
Frenkie De Jong.
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni decided on
As for Van Dijk, he put
Messi first ahead of his team-mates
Mohamed Salah and
who helped Liverpool win the Champions League last season.
Hazard voted for
Virgil Van Dijk
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