Cristiano Ronaldo Maradona Award Sponsored by Nakheel
The stats do the talking: a staggering 54 goals netted in 2023, crowning him the world’s leading scorer. At 38, his performance is unparalleled, a testament to relentless dedication, sacrifice, and exceptional physical prowess, coupled with a superior technical skill set. As the number one, he has made a significant impact on the Arab world, delivering a season of record-breaking exploits and tackling this new challenge with utmost professionalism. His achievements reaffirm his position in the annals of football history, as part of the select group of global footballing legends. Cristiano has notched up over 50 goals, a feat he has achieved on eight other occasions, outshining the likes of Mbappé, Kane, and Haaland. In Riyadh and with Al Nassr, he continues to add to his illustrious career, bringing both prestige and thrill.