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UEFA Awards Winners Revealed, CR7 Named Best Forward

Cristiano Ronaldo, who was absent from the UEFA awards gala, has beaten Lionel Messi and Mohamed Salah to the Forward of the Season award, while three of his former Real Madrid teammates lifted the other positional prizes.

Tired of reading? Click through the mini-gallery above to see the winners of the positional UEFA awards.

The four positional awards were introduced last season, and there were six Real Madrid stars plus Ronaldo nominated in the four different categories after the Spanish giants lifted their third successive UEFA Champions League trophy in May.

Ronaldo was named Forward of the Season, beating his long-standing rival Messi as well as African Footballer of the Year Salah to the accolade.

The Portugal captain finished the 2017/18 Champions League campaign as top scorer with 15 strikes, while Salah netted 10 times - more than any other African player during a single UCL campaign before - and Messi scored six goals.

Here is an overview of all the 2017/18 UEFA award winners: 

Goalkeeper of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League Season

Keylor Navas (Real Madrid)

Defender of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League Season

Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)

Midfielder of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League Season

Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

Forward of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League Season

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

Women's Player of the Year

Pernille Harder (VFL Wolfsburg)

UEFA President's Award

David Beckham

Read: Modric Beats Ronaldo & Salah To UEFA Player of the Year Award, Messi Only 5th

Do you agree with all the award winners, or do you think there were more deserving candidates in any of the categories? Have your say in the comments section below.

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