Ballon d’Or 2017 Cristiano Ronaldo Beats Lionel Messi Win Fifth Award
Cristiano Ronaldo has revalidated the award, the fifth of his career
Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the best player of the year 2017. The Golden Ball awarded by the magazine France Football is one of the most prestigious trophies in football and Cristiano has endorsed the award over Lionel Messi.
Cristiano Ronaldo stayed with The Best 2017!
The Portuguese star added four twists, and after achieving this year has equaled the ’10’ of Barcelona with five awards. The dominance of both in the last ten years is incontestable, dividing between them all the trophies from 2008 to 2017.
Two years ago, France Football magazine and FIFA stopped presenting the prizes jointly. The organism that manages the football came off to deliver The Best, which only takes two seasons, while the prestigious media continues with the award of its historic trophy.
THESE WERE THE MAIN CANDIDATES FOR THE GOLD BALL
CRISTIANO RONALDO – The last winner of the Golden Ball is also the top favorite for this edition. The star of Real Madrid made a sensational final of the season 2016/17, being fundamental in the conquest of the twelfth White Champions League scoring ten goals between quarterfinals, semifinals and final.
LIONEL MESSI – The ’10’ of Barcelona is always among the favorites although the truth is that his course 2016/17 has not been as bright as we are used to. Neither has helped that the Blaugrana have won only the Copa del Rey.
NEYMAR – Paris Saint-Germain’s current striker was at the height of Lionel Messi at Barcelona – to remember his performance in the famous comeback against what is now his team – and has started electrically in the Parisian team, with what is worthy of being among the favorites.
GIANLUIGI BUFFON – The goalkeeper of Juventus continues to a spectacular level despite touching 40 years. Fundamental in many games that led to the Vecchia Signora to graze a historic treble that only prevented Real Madrid in the final of the Champions League. Favorite as the most.
GRIEZMANN – The French striker has been one more season the flagship of an Atlético de Madrid that continues to pose a battle in Europe and in Spain. He deserves to be among the Golden Ball candidates.
LUKA MODRIC – His work at the Real Madrid Champions League and Champions League was absolutely brilliant, offering a handful of exhibits in the Zinedine Zidane engine room. One of the key pieces in the great season of the white set.
SERGIO RAMOS – The Real Madrid captain came to the rescue of his team many times with those goals in the final stretch of the matches. It is true that it went from more to less, but his season was at the height of the best, no doubt.