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Ronaldo pays tribute to team-mates after Laureus nomination - FCNaija

La Liga By: Ambrose Udeme | 17/01/2018

Cristiano Ronaldo says his Laureus nomination wouldn't have been possible without my teammates.

Along with the likes of Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza and Sergio Garcia, Ronaldo has been nominated in the category of best sportsman for the Laureus World Sports Awards.

"Honored to be nominated for the 2017 Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award. This is only possible because of the great team effort at Real Madrid.

"Thanks to all my team-mates and also to the world’s media for having placed me among the candidates to win this very special award."

The ceremony will be held on February 27th, in Monaco, and Ronaldo is delighted to be included.

Los Blancos are among the candidates for the Best Team of the Year along with NBA champions Golden State Warriors; the New England Patriots who won the NFL; Formula One team, Mercedes-AMG Petronas; the French team that won the Davis Cup and New Zealand team that won the America's Cup.