Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or, Messi lost

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 | 0

The winner of Ballon d’Or 2016 is revealed yesterday by France Football magazine and the winner of this mighty title is Cristiano Ronaldo. He has achieved this honour for fourth times so far. Though, before the announcement, everyone knew that he is going to claim it due to his performance in last season. Earlier, France Football magazine published the best three players name whose were selected for this prize consists of Argentine skipper Lionel Messi, Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo and French star Griezmann. Among them, Cristiano is selected by the vote of 200 top journalists throughout the world.

Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or, Messi lost

31 years old Portuguese striker Ronaldo won three times FIFA Ballon d’Or before in 2008, 2013 and 2014. Though, he was not present at the winning ceremony which was hosted in France in last Monday evening. He is in Japan with his league team Real Madrid to play club world cup. ANother contender of this prize Lionel Messi was also not in the function where he is in Qatar.

France Football magazine selected total thirty players primarily in last October, 2016 for this title. In this battle, five times Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi was one of the two top contender where Brazilian sensation Neymar Jr, highest scorer in La Liga Luis Suarez along with France striker were placed their . But, finally Cristiano achieved it for the 4th times. He has claimed it becasue he won two mighty trophy for club and national team named Champions League and UEFA Euro 2016.

Lionel Messi who won also twi title in last season named La Liga and Copa del Rey has become the 2nd, Atletico Madrid star Griezmann is in 3rd, Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez becomes 4th and Neymar Jr is placed in 5th position according to France Football magazine.

Portuguese captain shown amazing skills in last entire season and won two major trophy. Though, in Champions League semi final and final, he failed to show his quality but in final, he scored a goal from penalty which was regarded as the winning goal. Besides, he scored 35 goals in La Liga competition in last season which ranked him second position after Suarez. He assisted five times also.

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