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7.12.17

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2017 Ballon D’or; His 5th Award (Photos)

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Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2017 Ballon D’or; His 5th Award (Photos)
The world soccer star, Cristiano Ronaldo, has won 2017 Ballon d’Or award in addition to other four he has in his record, his latest recognition place him on same edge with his Argentina contende, Lionel Messi who has also won same award five times in his career.

The 32-year-old was named the winner of France Football’s prestigious award at a ceremony in Paris on Thursday.
Ronaldo had previously won the award in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016.
In achieving this feat, the Portugal captain now draws level with Lionel Messi on five awards.
Ronaldo was favourite to win this year, after a remarkable year with the La Liga and European champions.
The Ballon d’Or, considered by many as the ultimate prize for an individual, is awarded to the best player in Europe.
Kaka was the last player other than Ronaldo or Messi to win the prestigious individual gong all the way back in 2007.



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