Portugal great Cristiano Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d´Or to equal Messi

07 December 2017, 20:32 UTC

Real Madrid and Portugal ace Cristiano Ronaldo equalled Lionel Messi's five Ballon d'Or awards after retaining football's most prestigious individual prize for the second year running.r r The 32-year-old was named France Football's player of the year for the fourth time in five years after a brilliant 2016-17 in which he won LaLiga and the Champions League with Real Madrid.r r Ronaldo also became the all-time leading scorer in Europe's top five leagues when he reached 366 goals in May to overtake Jimmy Greaves.r r His two goals in Madrid's Champions League final victory over Juventus also took the Portugal star past 600 career goals,...

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