Moments ago, Real Madrid and Portugal superstar beat Barcelona rival, Lionel Messi to collect the 2016/2017 award for the Best Player on earth organized by world football governing body, FIFA.

The event, held in London, had a lot of stars in attendance – Maradona, Pele and iconic Hollywood actor, Idris Elba- also an Arsenal fan, as the host of the show.

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the 2017 Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year.

The Portuguese forward, who won last year’s inaugural award, fired Real Madrid to the La Liga title and scored 12 goals as the Spanish giants won the Champions League.

More photos from the event below .

Idris Elba, Pele, Maradona ... More photos from the star studded FIFA Best Awards

Idris Elba, Pele, Maradona ... More photos from the star studded FIFA Best AwardsIdris Elba, Pele, Maradona ... More photos from the star studded FIFA Best Awards

Idris Elba, Pele, Maradona ... More photos from the star studded FIFA Best AwardsIdris Elba, Pele, Maradona ... More photos from the star studded FIFA Best AwardsIdris Elba, Pele, Maradona ... More photos from the star studded FIFA Best AwardsIdris Elba, Pele, Maradona ... More photos from the star studded FIFA Best AwardsIdris Elba, Pele, Maradona ... More photos from the star studded FIFA Best Awards

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