Atletico Madrid’s forward Antoinne Griezmann has been named as last season’s player of the year for La Liga .The 25 year old was announced the winner alongside Atletico’s Jan Oblak and Diego Godwin who were named as best goalkeeper and defender respectively while Diego Simeone won the best manager as Barcelona’s Lionel Messi bagged the award for the best forward.
Griezman scored a total of 22 goals out of the 38 La Liga Games last season, adding six assists without missing a game which made him to bag the award of the best player.
In addition, Griezmann helped Atletico Madrid to reach the finals of the UEFA Champions League where they lost to Real Madrid on penalty shoot out.
While Barcelona’s Lionel Messi was named as the best forwad having scored a total of 26 goals in La Liga while assisting 16. The argentine currently leads the Spanish top scorers with a total of seven goals.
Others who bagged the awards were Real Madrid’s Luka Modric who was named as the best midfielder.Atletico Madrids Jan Oblak and Diego Godwin who were announced as best goalkeeper and defender respectively. Diego Simeone was named as best manager despite his side Atletico Madrid finishing third in last season’s Spanish League.
Notably, Neymar Junior,Luis Suares and UEFA 2016 best player in Europe Cristiano Ronaldo did not walk away with any award.