Goal takes a look at how some of the top stars in world football welcomed in 2016, with the likes of Gareth Bale, Neymar and Alexis Sanchez posting on social media
With 2016 having arrived with a bang, the world’s star footballers were out in force to wave goodbye to 2015 and usher in the New Year in style.
From Cristiano Ronaldo’s heartfelt message to his Instagram followers to yet more fireworks from AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli. Goal takes a look at the best of the New Year celebrations from football’s leading lights…
The only gift in life is love. Always choose love! Happy New Year to you all from yours truly.
A photo posted by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) onDec 31, 2015 at 2:20pm PST
Não há solidão mais triste do que a do homem sem amizades. A falta de amigos faz com que o mundo pareça um deserto !!
A photo posted by Nj (@neymarjr) onDec 31, 2015 at 2:49pm PST
Valora Tu familia . Tenla como Tu más grande Tesoro. Son los únicos que están ahí cuando los demás se han ido . Son quienes te dan el cariño más sincero y puro , quienes en verdad te aman. Happy New Year
A photo posted by Alexis Sanchez (@alexis_officia1) onDec 31, 2015 at 2:59pm PST
Lol2016 is coming !!!!!!!!
A video posted by Mario Balotelli(@mb459) onDec 31, 2015 at 2:43pm PST
Welcoming 2016 with family and friends! Excited to see what next year has in store #HappyNewYear
A photo posted by Gareth Bale (@garethbale11) onDec 31, 2015 at 2:10pm PST
I wish you all a happy and healthy new year 2016
A video posted by Romelu Lukaku Bolingoli (@romelulukakubolingoli10) onDec 31, 2015 at 2:33pm PST
A photo posted by Eden Hazard (@hazardeden_10) onDec 31, 2015 at 2:24pm PST
And from us of course… Have an amazing 2016
A photo posted by David Beckham (@davidbeckham) onDec 31, 2015 at 11:33am PST
Wishing everyone a Happy New Year! Thank you for all the support in 2015 & 2016 is going to be great!
A photo posted by Theo Walcott (@theowalcott) onDec 31, 2015 at 11:20am PST
A photo posted by Mario Götze (@gotzemario) onDec 31, 2015 at 1:46pm PST