For ANDREA AGNELLI the Lifetime Achievement Award. He is the first club president to be awarded the GOLDEN FOOT PRESTIGE AWARD.
The awards ceremony, held behind closed doors on Sunday 21 December, will be streamed worldwide on 28 December, with a fundraiser for the WORLD CHAMPIONS CLUB and FIGHT AIDS MONACO associations.
Today Cristiano Ronaldo was finally able to hold the prestigious Golden Foot Award in his hands, the only award a player can win only once in his career.
“Receiving this award is an honor – said Ronaldo – I am glad that my footprints will be close to those of other great champions and I thank all the fans who voted for me. I will always do my best to play well and score goals.”
Proclaimed the winner on 1 December, the award ceremony took place on Sunday afternoon 20 December behind closed doors, due to the health emergency.
The champion of Juventus and the Portuguese national team has also left his footprints, which will be exhibited in the famous “Champions Promenade” in Monte-Carlo.
From this edition, the Golden Foot Prestige award was established, a career award dedicated exclusively to a President still in business, which was presented to Andrea Agnelli. The President of Juventus Football Club is one of the most successful in the history of Italian and international football.
Presenting the 18th Golden Foot Award to Cristiano Ronaldo was Louis Ducruet, son of Princess Stephanie of Monaco, representing S.A.S. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The Monegasque Sovereign also sent a video message, to congratulate the winners: “It will be an honor for the Principality of Monaco to have the footprints of a champion such as Cristiano Ronaldo and of the President of Juventus Football Club, Andrea Agnelli in the new The Champions Promenade”.
The other big news of this edition will be the worldwide streaming of the award ceremony of the Golden Foot Award 2020, scheduled for Monday 28 December. A deliberate decision to offer the most exciting and spectacular moments of this unique event in the world to the general public of football fans and to raise funds for the WORLD CHAMPIONS CLUB and FIGHT AIDS MONACO associations.
The special live show will last 45 minutes and will be broadcast online in three different time zones. There will be interviews with the winners and protagonists, the delivery of prizes, the laying of footprints, video contributions and testimonies of great football champions of the past.
To watch the award ceremony in streaming on December 28th, you must reserve the dedicated Ticket Pass, by connecting to the website www.goldenfoot.com or directly to the link goldenfoot2020.discoveryvp.com.
The online reservation is open from Sunday 20 December.
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