Ronaldo won Ballon d’Or by defeating Messi

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, December 17th, 2017 | 0

Ronaldo won Ballon d’Or by defeating Messi once again. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo won it for five times so far. He won Ballon d’Or consecutively twice times. In both two seasons, he won the award by defeating Messi. So now both Messi and Ronaldo are equal where both won five times Ballon d’Or each.

In last thursday at the evening in Paris, France there was a ceremony was staged where France Football magazine announced Ballon d’Or winner’s name. Total 173 journalists from the entire World took part for vote and through that Portuguese star beat everyone and won the most prestigious individual award.

Ronaldo won Ballon d'Or by defeating Messi

In last October, 2017 by beating his top rival Lionel Messi, Ronaldo won the top FIFA award named The Best FIFA Men’s Player and now, he has won Ballon d’Or by defeating the Argentine star once again.

However, Ronaldo has showed his best individual performance in last season and also with Real Madrid he won four titles and so, it has been known that he will gain the fifth Ballon d’Or this time.

In 2008, he achieved his first FIFA player of the year as well as his first Ballon d’Or title. Later in 2013 and 2014 he won the awards consecutive twice times. After that when the two awards getting separated in last year, he won both Ballon d’Or and the best FIFA men’s player in last year.

In last season, Portuguese star CR7 played a most vital role to win La Liga and Champions League title. He scored the highest goals in league and in last three rounds he scored five goals and helped his team to win the trophy. In the history of Champions League in knockout competition he scored highest 50 goals and made hat trick in consecutive two knockout rounds.

Besides, he scored two goals in final where his total goals were 12. Among them 10 was in knockout phase. In the history of the tournament as the first player he touched the milestone of scoring 100 goals as well.

In last May month with his club Real Madrid he scored total 400 goals by considering all the competition and so, he is the all time top scorer in the club now. Besides, with national team he is in great form in the season. To qualify for upcoming Russia World Cup 2018, he scored total eight goals in last six qualifying matches where one hat trick was included.

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