With Real Madrid running in the race for the Team of the Year award, Cristiano Ronaldo has nominated for the Laureus World Sportspersons of the Year award. Cristiano Ronaldo won 10 La Liga titles, seven Champions Leagues, and 10 Ballons d’Or and much more record fall before them. Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid both nominated for prestigious Laureus awards.
The world cup is approaching us like a bullet train. It is just less than 150 days remaining when Russia starts their contest with Saudi Arabia. In this time-gap before FIFA World Cup if some stars like Christiano Ronaldo or Messi received the prestigious awards like LAUREUS Awards, then it could act as a boost up for them.
The Portuguese is up for World Sportsman of the Year and faces competition from the star sportspersons like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Lewis Hamilton, Mo Farah and Chris Froome. Recently Ronaldo won the Ballon D’Or for the fifth time last month and also amongst the six nominees for the prestigious Laureus award, which he has never won.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid nominated for Laureus awarded 2018
Madrid could also be recognized for a stellar 2017 at a ceremony in Monaco on February 27 after winning all three Champions League, La Liga and the FIFA Club World Cup.
Ronaldo having the tough competition with the other top sportspersons of the world like Roger Federer Federer. It has won Australian Open and Wimbledon champion, while Nadal won a 10th French Open title and the US Open.
One of the best athlete in the world Farah took gold in the 10,000 meters and 5,000m silver at the IAAF World Championships. The number one racer Hamilton won the fourth Formula One title, while Froome became only the third man to win the Tour de France and Vuelta an Espana in the same year.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid
Playing career at Real Madrid
In the women category, Serena Williams nominated for the World Sportswoman of the Year after winning the Australian Open while pregnant.
Along with the sportspersons, The France Davis Cup team, Golden State Warriors, New England Patriots, Mercedes and New Zealand’s America’s Cup winners are the other contenders for the Team of the Year award.