Cristiano Ronaldo a Portuguese professional football player who plays as forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and is the captain for Portugal national team win the trophy over Lionel Messi & Manuel Neuer.
After receiving the trophy he said,” I would like to thank all of those who voted for me. It has been an incredible year. I would like to continue the work that I have done so far.
“I want to try to improve, to become better as each day goes by. I never thought that I would bring this trophy back home on three occasions. I want to become one of the greatest players of all time.”
He won his first Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards in 2008 and this is the third time he wins the award of best player.
The FIFA Ballon d’Or is an annual association football award given by FIFA to the player considered to have performed the best in the previous calendar year.