Monday, 12 December 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 4th Ballon D'Or Award (Plus Voting Breakdown)
Portugese and Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo has won his 4th Ballon D'or award. Ronaldo has had a spectacular year winning both the UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid, and the European Championship with Portugal.
In second place was Lionel Messi, and in third place was Antoinne Greizmann.
Here is the full breakdown of votes
1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 745 votes
2. Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona) 316
3. Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid) 198
4. Luis Suarez (FC Barcelona) 91
5. Neymar (FC Barcelona) 68
6. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) 60
7. Riyad Mahrez (Leicester) 20
8. Jamie Vardy (Leicester) 11
9/10. Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus) and Pepe (Real Madrid) 8
11. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) 7
12. Rui Patricio (Sporting CP) 6
13. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United) 5
14/15. Paul Pogba (Manchester United) and Arturo Vidal (Bayern Munich) 4
16. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) 3
17. Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Luka Modric (Real Madrid) and Dimitri Payet (West Ham) 1
Zero votes: Agüero, De Bruyne, Dybala, Godin, Higuain, Iniesta, Koke, Lloris, Müller, Neuer, Sergio Ramos.