CRISTIANO RONALDO has won the Ballon D’Or for the fifth time to equal his great rival Lionel Messi’s haul. The Real Madrid and Portugal superstar … Ronaldo, 32, was awarded the accolade at the top of the Eiffel Tower at the glitzy bash in the French capital. PSG forward Neymar was also in the top three .
The Ballon d’Or is an annual award presented by the magazine France Football to the best player of the year, as voted by sports journalists. The award has been running since 1956 making it one of the most prestigious individual accolades out there.