Jorge Mendes Agent of the Century 2001-2020
Awarded by: His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council.
Accepted by: Cristiano Ronaldo
By winning his tenth Globe Soccer Award Mendes can “add a star to his jersey”.
However, this year it is the turn of his brilliant career and the extraordinary talent that over the years has seen him spot the best prospects on the market, to be rewarded. Amongst others, he is responsible for one of the most important transfers of the new millennium, not to mention the most expensive in the history of Italian football, with the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid to Juventus.