Croatia global midfielder Luka Modric won both the midfielder of the year and overall best player awards.
Ronaldo is still fondly remembered by United fans, nearly a decade after leaving for Real Madrid, but Mourinho has warned that the five-time Ballon d'Or victor is out to down the Red Devils, just like he was when helping Los Blancos to a 3-2 aggregate win on his most recent meeting with United.
Sky TV announced recently it had acquired the New Zealand TV rights for the Champions League and second-tier Europa League.
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City side are now the outright favourites to lift the Champions League trophy in May after a kind group stage draw ensured they should make it into the knockout phases of the competition.
'Football is played on the field and that's where Cristiano won, ' Mendes told Record.
Valencia and outsiders Young Boys, Swiss champion for the first time in 32 years, are also in Group H with United and Juventus. PSV have [former Barcelona midfielder Mark] van Bommel in charge, someone we know really well.
Toure wanted West Ham move, says Pellegrini
Yaya Toure's preferred destination was London , but no clubs held a firm interest in the player. West Ham United rejected the chance to sign Yaya Toure , according to Manuel Pellegrini .
The Champions League has been altered this season, with more places given to teams from the bigger leagues - Spain, England, Germany and Italy now have four guaranteed slots apiece - and fewer from Europe's less glamorous competitions.
Luka Modric of Real Madrid and Croatia on Thursday received the accolade of UEFA Player of the Year in Monaco after his Champions League exploits.
But Ronaldo's reunion can't be dismissed as the 33-year-old tries to win the Champions League for a fourth year in a row.
"The Champions League is very important every season", he said.
They round off the group stage with a trip to Valencia on Wednesday, December 12.
"They are very strong and they have financial support to buy and sell players - I believe in them". The Reds have also been drawn against Serie A side Napoli and Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade.