The forward has scooped the individual gong for the second time in his career after helping Real Madrid and Portugal to Champions League and Euro 2016 glory respectively
Real Madrid and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the second time.
Ronaldo, 31, claimed the prize ahead of his club team-mate Gareth Bale and Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann.
The forward, who first won the award in 2014, scored the winning spot-kick as Madrid beat Atletico in the Champions League final on penalties in May,
And Ronaldo then went on to help Portugal to their first international title with victory at the Euros, scoring three goals during the tournament.