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Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has beat
Lionel Messi and others to emerge as the best
player in the Spanish League.
The supporters’ award went to Griezmann who did
not attend the ceremony.
At the award ceremony in Valencia on Monday
night, Atletico coach Diego Simeone was named
best coach for the third time in four seasons.
Messi claimed the Aritz Aduritz prize for best
striker, while Luis Suarez was named World Player.
Cristiano Ronaldo who has been tipped for Balon
d’Or glory did no receive any honour.
Atletico Madrid duo Jan Oblak and Diego Godin
were named best goal keeper and defender,
respectively, while Real’s Luka Modric was
recognised as the best midfielder.
Marco Asensio of Real Madrid was named best
emerging player for his display while on loan at