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Cristiano Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d’or

in News · 07-12-2017 19:44:00 · 0 Comments

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or for a fifth time to move level with rival Lionel Messi.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d’or

 

The Real Madrid forward and Portugal captain was named the winner of France Football's prestigious award at a ceremony in Paris last night for the second year in a row.

 

Ronaldo, who is 32, previously won the award in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016. Lionel Messi came in second, while Neymar Junior claimed third place.

 

The first winner of the award back in 1956, was Blackpool winger Sir Stanley Mathews.

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Edition 1453
09 December 2017
Edition: 1453

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