Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal against Juventus in the UEFA Champions League last season has the goal of the season.
The now Juventus winger overhead effort in the quarter-finals which was between Real Madrid and Juventus was awarded the best goal after it garnered over 200,000 of the 346,915 votes as announced by UEFA.
The overhead effort from Cristiano Ronaldo then as a Real Madrid player, got a standing ovation from even the Juventus fans in the stadium, and a few months later, the Portuguese rewarded them with a move to the club, after almost a decade with Ral Madrid.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the all-time leading goal scorer in the UEFA Champions League competition with 120 goals and was also leading scorer last season with 15-goals out of which 4 were from the spot kick. His closest rival is Lionel Messi who has just 100 goals and placed second in the list behind Ronaldo.
Cristiano Ronaldo beat fellow nominees of Ricarhinho(Portugal Vs Romania), Goncalo Ramos(Slovenia Vs Portugal), Dimitri Payet (Marseille Vs Leipzig), Eva Navarro (Germany Vs Spain), Paulo Estrela (Porto Vs Besiktas), Christian Eriksen(Republic of Ireland Vs Denmark), Elliot Embelton (Turkey Vs England), Elisandro (Sporting CP vs Inter), Olga Carmona (Switzerland Vs Spain), Lucy Bronze (Lyon Vs Manchester City).
The Previous winners are Lionel Messi (2015, 2016) and Mario Manzukic (2017)
Ronaldo will be looking to have the same success he had with Real Madrid at Juventus after making £99million move away from the La Liga giant.
Ronaldo explaining his move away from Madrid, said his move as him starting a new stage in his life. He said Real Madrid has conquered his heart and that of his family, which is why he is saying thank you to the fans and club for their time and support.
Ronaldo while at Real Madrid, scored a total of 451 goals in 438 games.