Real Madrid’s Christiano Ronaldo wins his 4th Ballon d’or over Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann. The Ballon d’or is Soccer’s most prestigious trophy awarded to the top player of the year. Ronaldo caps off an amazing season that saw him win the Champions League with Real Madrid and the European Championship with Portugal. Ronaldo scored 51 goals in 54 games for club and country.
Messi who has won the award 5 times (09, 10, 11, 12, 15) was the runner up having an almost as impressive season with Barcelona and Argentina. Messi’s teams won La Liga and the Copa del Rey as well as Argentina making the Copa America final. Griezmann, the Frenchman, won the golden boot at Euro 16 and played against Ronaldo in the champions league final.
Check out the statue Ronaldo has in his home town….He really is the total package…