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Ronaldo named April EA SPORTS Player of the Month

12 May 2022

Man Utd star moves to within one of Kane and Aguero's record after winning his sixth award

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the EA SPORTS Player of the Month for April 2022, earning the prize for the second time this season.

Overall it is Ronaldo's sixth EA SPORTS Player of the Month award, moving him to within one of the record jointly held by Harry Kane and Sergio Aguero.

It comes after a month in which the Manchester United forward scored his 100th Premier League goal, in a 3-1 defeat at Arsenal, while he also registered his 50th club hat-trick in a 3-2 win over Norwich City

Ronaldo ended April with his fifth goal of the month, equalising to earn a 1-1 draw with Chelsea.

The 37-year-old topped an eight-man shortlist that also featured Nathan Collins, Kevin De Bruyne, Bruno Guimaraes, Gabriel Jesus, Son Heung-min, Thiago and Leandro Trossard

2021/22 EA SPORTS award winners

August: Michail Antonio (WHU)
September: Cristiano Ronaldo (MUN)
October: Mohamed Salah (LIV)
November: Trent Alexander-Arnold (LIV)
December: Raheem Sterling (MCI)
January: David De Gea (MUN)
February: Joel Matip (LIV)
March: Harry Kane (TOT)
April: Cristiano Ronaldo (MUN)

Also in this series

Part 2: Jackson chosen as April's Barclays Manager of the Month
Part 3: Almiron wonder strike voted Budweiser Goal of the Month

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