Cristiano Ronaldo Madrid star, Santos honoured at Globe Soccer Awards

Ronaldo claimed the best player award after helping his country land their first major title.

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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during extra-time of the Club World Cup football final match between Kashima Antlers of Japan and Real Madrid of Spain December 18, 2016 play

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during extra-time of the Club World Cup football final match between Kashima Antlers of Japan and Real Madrid of Spain December 18, 2016

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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal's Euro 2016-winning coach Fernando Santos scooped the top prizes at the seventh edition of the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Tuesday.

Ronaldo claimed the best player award after helping his country land their first major title at this year's European Championship and firing Real to a record 11th European Cup triumph.

"Probably (this) was my best year so far," Ronaldo, who earlier this month won the Ballon d'Or for the fourth time in his career, said in a short video message.

"The people still doubt about me, about Real Madrid, about national team, and you have the proof. We win everything, so amazing year, I'm so happy."

Portugal's coach Fernando Santos arrives to attend the draw for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup November 26, 2016 play

Portugal's coach Fernando Santos arrives to attend the draw for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup November 26, 2016

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The 62-year-old Santos was named best manager after masterminding Portugal's success in France, while Champions League winners Real Madrid took home the prize for club of the year.

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery, under pressure at the Parc des Princes following a mediocre first half of the season, also received an award having led Sevilla to a third straight Europa League crown before leaving for France.

Former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o was lauded for his career achievements.

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