Cristiano Ronaldo Retains Ballon D’Or

Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo as expected won the FIFA Ballon D’Or prize.

Cristiano RonaldoJan S0L0 / Foter / CC BY-SA

He beat the challenge of German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and Argentine star Lionel Messi.

Oh by the way, Ronaldo cried again.

The Fifa/Fifpro World XI team in full: Manuel Neuer (Germany/Bayern Munich), Sergio Ramos (Spain/Real Madrid), David Luiz (Brazil/PSG), Philipp Lahm (Germany/Bayern Munich), Thiago Silva (Brazil/PSG), Andres Iniesta (Spain/Barcelona), Toni Kroos (Germany/Real Madrid), Angel Di Maria (Argentina/Manchester United), Arjen Robben (Netherlands/Bayern Munich), Lionel Messi (Argentina/Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo(Portugal/Real Madrid).

Coach of the Year: Joachim Loew