Prince Albert II Gives Ronaldinho A Golden Foot
Prince Albert II of Monaco was present at the Golden Foot Award yesterday. Here he presented the Brazilian soccer player Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, better known as Ronaldinho, with the Golden Foot 2009. The award honours a soccer player for his entire carreer, the player has to be above 29 years old. The player of AC Milan won with 43.755 votes. Second came Real madrid star Rául and the third place went to Thierry Henri.
With the award, Ronaldinho follows into the steps of his countryman Roberto Carlos, who won the award last year. Soccer players from the past, Zibi Boniek, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Oleg Blochin and Rene Higuita were also honoured with a golden foot yesterday. The print of the foot of the soccer players (in gold) will be placed at the Champions Promenade, near Grimaldi Forum of Monte Carlo.Filed under Monaco Royals
Tagged Albert II of Monaco, Awards, Football, Sport.