That trend continued on Monday, as he found himself behind Ronaldo - and runner-up Messi of Barcelona - as France Football announced the outcome of the prestigious award. Claims Ballon d'Or award in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016. He won the Federation Internationale de Football Association award in 2008 while still playing for Manchester United.
No one can deny Cristiano Ronaldo is on a row, with spectacular performances for club and country, and no better way in the world right now than a Ballon d'Or topping. Messi won a record fifth award previous year. You can count on one hand the players who can do it, there are very few who can, and I do it year after year.
Ever the brilliant statesman, Ronaldo has said that "If Portugal or Real Madrid had not won, I would not have won this".
In 2010-15, it also featured votes from national team captains and managers.
Fourth was Luis Suarez and fifth his fellow Barcelona attacker Neymar, with Ronaldo's Welsh team-mate Gareth Bale sixth.
Ronaldo is 31, Messi 29, and one has to wonder how long can the two continue to challenge for "their" Ballon d'Or.
Ronaldo converted the decisive penalty kick in a shootout against rival Atletico Madrid in the final of the Champions League, helping the Spanish powerhouse win the tournament for the second time in three seasons.
4 - Ronaldo this summer became the first player to score at four different European Championships (2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016). A month later he fired, then willed, Portugal to victory at Euro 2016.
Cristiano Ronaldo already is off and running in soccer's individual awards season.
Ronaldo limped off midway through the first half of July's Euro 2016 final, which Portugal won 1-0 after extra time against hosts France but he hobbled back onto the pitch to celebrate his country's first major soccer title.
Ronaldo was unable to collect the accolade as he is now in Japan with his Real Madrid team-mates as they prepare for Club World Cup duty, but was recognised after a remarkable year even by his own high standards.
Among the non-Opec countries attending the meeting were Azerbaijan, Oman, Mexico , Malaysia, Sudan, South Sudan and Bahrain. The 558,000 barrels per day cut was lower than the target of 600,000 that the cartel had envisioned for non-OPEC countries.
Before the game, news broke that Fisher inked a two year contract extension to return to the sidelines through the 2018 season. No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff struggled mightily as he faced pressure from the Patriots' pass-rush all game.
The Canadian singer opened the show by performing "Starboy" while ex-girlfriend Bella Hadid strutted past him in a sexy lingerie. Meanwhile, Gigi also admitted it was "like a dream come true" being asked to walk for the lingerie brand for a second year.
He was hired last week and will try to make his mark at the "other" school in Miami, the one that plays in Conference USA. There is no head coach on the market with a better resume than Miles has and he should be a serious target for USF.
Shell's experience in Majnoon will "for sure" help it develop Azadegan and Yadavaran if it decides to do so, Falakshahi said. With low oil and gas prices the majors are focusing their spending on producing the lowest-cost barrels.
The Messages app gets new Love and Celebration effects, while also fixing an issue that stopped the keyboard from displaying. Other than that, it was fairly unexciting. iOS 10 .2 is available to download now, by visiting the Settings menu.
The junior has yet to declare for the NFL Draft, but it would be a shock if he made a decision to return to College Station. Any way you slice it, the Cleveland Browns understand that they need to add a quarterback this offseason.
This game means everything to the players and student bodies, so everything will be left out on the field by both sides. No. 25Navy (9-3) had been an independent for 134 years until joining the AAC in football last season.
A "Yes" vote would have reduced the power of Italy's upper house, thereby giving government more of a free rein. Investors had been anticipating Renzi's defeat for several days, and had sold off Italian stocks and bonds.
Korea's parliament sets up presidential impeachment vote
Masses of protesters occupy major streets in the centre of Seoul demanding South Korean President Park Geun-hye's resignation. November 12: Hundreds of thousands of people rally in Seoul in the biggest demonstration to date calling for Park's removal.
Greek court rules to extradite 3 of 8 Turkish servicemen
Turkish Prime Minister Yildirim reportedly said that the Turkish military was involved in an attempted coup d'etat. He called the prosecutor's decision to appeal Monday's unanimous ruling for the other three equally unacceptable.