Riyad Mahrez wins PFA player of the year

Riyad Mahrez wins PFA player of the year

Leicester City forward, Riyad Mahrez has become the first African player to win the English football’s Player of the Year prize on Sunday.

Riyad Mahrez wins PFA player of the year

Riyad Mahrez has scored 17 goals and made 11 assists in 34 league games.

The 25 year old also won the most valuable player in the Leicester City FC.

Riyad Mahrez after picking the award said  the secret to his side’s amazing form is their family spirit.

The Foxes are flying high at the top of the table, ahead of Tottenham, and will earn a fortune in next season's Champions League.

Riyad Mahrez wins PFA player of the year

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Before the Algerian collected the individual award on Sunday, he scored the opener in the 4-0 thumping of Swansea.

The club’s proud Thai owners even laid on helicopters for all the first-teamplayers to attend the event.

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