Ronaldo versus Salah: the Ballon d'Or on the line?
In an age when individual awards are given ever greater importance, Saturday's Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool -- and Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah -- could determine the winner of the next Ballon d'Or.
I lost Ballon d'Or award because I played for Nigeria, says Amuneke
Former Super Eagles’ winger, Emmanuel Amuneke has revealed that he was denied the opportunity of winning the prestigious World Footballer of the year award because he plied his soccer trade as a Nigerian.
Players capable of usurping Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo in Ballon d’Or titles race
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have won every Ballon d’Or since 2008. The world’s best two players have both won the accolade five times, but 2018 could be the year when their duopoly is finally broken with Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Harry Kane and Paul Pogba among the contenders. For the past decade, the Ballon d’Or…
Ronaldo presents fifth Ballon d'Or to Bernabeu
Cristiano Ronaldo paraded his record-equalling fifth Ballon d'Or to an adoring Santiago Bernabeu before Real Madrid’s clash with Sevilla on Saturday.
Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d'Or award
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo won a record-equalling fifth Ballon d'Or award for the year's best player on Thursday.
Ronaldo, Messi lead Ballon d'Or nominees
Portugal superstar Ronaldo is attempting to match Lionel Messi's record by winning the prize for a fifth time after his starring role in Real Madrid's first La Liga and Champions League double in 59 years.
Ronaldo named UEFA player of season for 2016-2017
Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016-2017 on Thursday after a campaign which saw the Portuguese superstar help Real Madrid to the La Liga and Champions League double.
Ballon d'Or in play as Ronaldo bears down on Messi
"I want to catch Messi," Ronaldo confessed when collecting his third World Player of the Year crown back in 2015.
Ronaldo tipped for 2016 FIFA award
Following his success in Ballon d'Or, the Portugal and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is set to add another garland -- the Best FIFA Men’s Player -- on Monday in Zurich.