The Portuguese striker who received the award for the 2016 best FIFA men’s Player of the Year, directed a snide remark towards Barcelona as the team was visibly absent during the ceremony.
An excited Ronaldo gracefully walked to the stage to receive his award while he trolled ‘some people from Barcelona’ when he said:
I would like thank very warmly all those that voted for me, the fans, the captains and the media. Thank you.
I don’t really have anything to add, awards speak for themselves. I’m really, really happy.
I’m sorry that some people from Barcelona aren’t here with us and that’s understandable but thank you to everyone. Thank you for what you’ve given me.
I don’t know if he meant it in a good or bad way, watch for yourself: