Cristiano Ronaldo 7 wins 2017 Ballon d’Or Award – CR7 also know Cristiano Ronaldo 7 has won the Ballon d’Or 2017 award after beating Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr to once again lift one of the biggest individual prizes in world football.
The Portuguese international and Real Madrid star, CR7 was awarded the prestigious trophy in a ceremony in Paris on Thursday night, coming top of France Football’s 30-man shortlisted. Following his glorious moment in La Liga and the Champions League in 2017, everyone knows he will be the Ballon d’Or Award winner 2017.
Cristiano Ronaldo 7 who have formerly played for Manchester United where he won his first Ballon d’Or in 2008 but now collected the Ballon d’Or for a fifth time – leveling Messi’s record – after also being named Fifa’s Men’s World Player of the Year in a London ceremony in October.
Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or on 5 occasions now
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🏆 BALLON D’OR 2017 (Real Madrid)
🏆 BALLON D’OR 2016 (Real Madrid)
🏆 BALLON D’OR 2014 (Real Madrid)
🏆 BALLON D’OR 2013 (Real Madrid)
🏆 BALLON D’OR 2008 (Manchester United)
When Cristiano Ronaldo 7 wins 2017 Ballon d’Or Award what was his Statement?
Ronaldo reacts to winning 2017 Ballon d’Or:
“I feel very happy, it’s a fantastic moment in my career, I’ve been waiting for this for a long time.
“This year has been great, we won the Champions League and La Liga and, on a personal level, I was a top scorer in the Champions League.
“Trophies help win these awards and we have to thank my colleagues from Madrid and Portugal, it was very important for me.”
Ronaldo vs Messi: How individual awards compare
|Fifa The Best||2||0|
|Fifa World Player||1||1|
|European Golden Boot/Shoe||4||4|
|World Cup Golden Ball||0||1|
|Trofeo Pichichi (La Liga top scorer award)||4||4|
|Champions League top scorer||6||5|
|Uefa Best player in Europe Award||3||2|
|Fifa Puskas Award||1||0|