Former Trinidad and Tobago captain Dwight Yorke has extended congratulations to all the winners yesterday at the Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony in London.
Yorke, who won the UEFA Champions League in 1999 with Manchester United, was photographed with several of the world’s top players, including Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, who won the Best FIFA Men’s Player, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, PSG’s Neymar Jr and Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta.
In a press release yesterday, Yorke said: “I would like to specially congratulate the winners like the Best FIFA Men’s player: Cristiano Ronaldo; the Best FIFA Women’s Player: Lieke Martens; the Best Men’s Coach: Zinédine Zidane; the Best FIFA Women’s Coach: Sarina Wiegman and the Best FIFA Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Buffon.
“They all truly deserve their rewards for the immense impact they’ve had and are continuing to have on the game today. I’m delighted for all of them. It is evident that we have before us a bunch of exciting and highly skilled, talented and dedicated individuals who are performing exceptional at a high level week in week out in the footballing world.”
He reminisced, “It reminds me of my time as a player and demonstrates how truly blessed all of us are to be experiencing the game in whatever capacity today, whether as past players, coaches, officials, fans and everyone else involved in football.”