Ballon d or c ristiano ronaldo has won the ballon d or for a fifth time to move level with rival lionel messi. Not to mention between 2008 and 2017 whenever messi did not.
Lionel messi may have won the ballon d or on six occasions but according to organisers france football that isn t more than pele has.
Lionel messi ballon d ors. The real madrid forward was named the winner of france football s prestigious award. Awarded jointly by fifa and france football the prize was a merger of the fifa world player of the year award and the ballon d or the two most prestigious individual honours in world football unlike the ballon d or awarded by france football the fifa. It hurt me a bit when cristiano ronaldo equalised me with 5 ballon d ors speaking in an interview with france football after attaining his record 6th ballon d or last night barcelona attacker lionel messi admitted that he felt a certain amount of pain when cristiano ronaldo juventus equalled his previous ballon d or haul of 5 titles in 2017.
Messi moves to five ballon d ors there was tension at the kongresshaus in zurich on 11 january 2016 as the ballon d or ceremony progressed. Messi is now one ballon d or win ahead of cristiano ronaldo. You might think that messi holds the all time record with six.
Barcelona forward lionel messi has won the ballon d or award for the world s best player for a record sixth time. No other player except cristiano ronaldo five ballon d ors has come close to him especially since the start of the decade gone by. He got 473 points out of a possible 480.
The fifa ballon d or golden ball was an annual association football award presented to the world s best men s player from 2010 to 2015. After barcelona s incredible treble in the 2008 09 season messi was a near unanimous choice for the ballon d or his first.