Cristiano Ronaldo has been awarded the Player of the Century award at the Globe Soccer Awards.
The five-time Balon d'or winner smiled on stage in Dubai as he was named the greatest football player from 2001 to 2020.
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Despite only being 20 years into the current century, the Portuguese talisman was not the only individual to be celebrated with an award spanning across the 100-year period.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola won the coach of the century award, following his emphatic reigns in charge of Barcelona and Bayern Munich before his move to the Premier League.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes picked up the agent of the century trophy.
Real Madrid were labelled as the club of the century, after winning five Champions League titles and seven LaLiga's during the last 20 years.
Other award winners at the ceremony included Champions League winners Bayern Munich, who won the club of the year award for 2020.
Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski was crowed player of the year.
Ronaldo's rival Lionel Messi was snubbed at the awards ceremony.
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