The Best FIFA Football Awards 2016Updated 2008 GMT (0408 HKT) January 9, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Portugal star lands big prizeCristiano Ronaldo won "The Best FIFA Men's Player Award" for 2016. Hide Caption 1 of 9 Photos: Portugal star lands big prizeThe Real Madrid and Portugal forward accepted his award from FIFA president Gianni Infantino after beating Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann in the vote.Hide Caption 2 of 9 Photos: Portugal star lands big prizeIt was a family affair for the 31-year-old, who posed with his mother Maria (right), two sisters, partner Georgina Rodriguez (second left) and his son Cristiano Jnr. Hide Caption 3 of 9 Photos: Portugal star lands big prizeRonaldo, here posing for a selfie prior to the awards, was one of the last people to arrive at the ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland. Hide Caption 4 of 9 Photos: Portugal star lands big prizeHouston Dash and US star Carli Lloyd won "The Best FIFA Women's Player of 2016" award.Hide Caption 5 of 9 Photos: Portugal star lands big prizeSilvia Neid won the best women's coach award. The 52-year-old stood down from her role with Germany after winning the gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics.Hide Caption 6 of 9 Photos: Portugal star lands big prizeVeteran Italian Claudio Ranieri won the men's coach award for guiding Leicester City to the 2015-16 English Premier League title, defying bookmakers' odds of 5,000-1. Hide Caption 7 of 9 Photos: Portugal star lands big prizeRanieri accepted his award from Argentine football great Diego Maradona.Hide Caption 8 of 9 Photos: Portugal star lands big prizeHollywood actress Eva Longoria was one of the event's co-hosts.Hide Caption 9 of 9Cristiano Ronaldo was named the world's top male footballer for 2016 at FIFA's new "The Best" awards event.More from Sport - FootballPicture of asylum seeker wins Barcelona FC photography awardManchester United cleared over Paul Pogba transferJose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud while at Real Madrid Is Cristiano Ronaldo ready to leave Real Madrid?Confederations Cup: Yet another trophy for Ronaldo?