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Sport Twitter congratulates Ronaldo on winning 4th Ballon d'Or

23:05  12 december  2016
23:05  12 december  2016 Source:   thescore.com

500 up! Ronaldo's goal completes Madrid set as Real tee up dream finish to 2016

  500 up! Ronaldo's goal completes Madrid set as Real tee up dream finish to 2016 Cristiano Ronaldo has completed the set for Real Madrid. The 31-year-old, who claimed the Ballon d'Or for the fourth time on Monday, had told the media prior to this match that Madrid were not in Japan on holiday. They were here to win another trophy, he claimed, and on a personal level he was also keen to get his name on a scoresheet in the competition for the first time as a Real player.

Club captain, Sergio Ramos congratulated him by posting a picture of the two holding a Ballon d ’ Or shaped cake. Congratulations to @Cristiano for winning an amazing fourth Ballon d 'ore for his achievements with @realmadrid and Portugal. # ballondor pic. twitter .com/4q21LYF1Bd.

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  Twitter congratulates Ronaldo on winning 4th Ballon d'Or © Laurence Griffiths / Getty Images Sport / Getty Cristiano Ronaldo capped off a memorable 2016 by winning one of football's top individual awards Monday when he received this year's Ballon d'Or.

It's Ronaldo's fourth time taking home the award. The Real Madrid star edged out last season's winner Lionel Messi, as well as Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann.

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The honor crowns a year where Ronaldo helped Real Madrid capture the Champions League before playing a critical role in Portugal's European Championship triumph in France last summer.

'Cristiano Ronaldo is AC/DC, and Messi is like reggae'

  'Cristiano Ronaldo is AC/DC, and Messi is like reggae' The two superstars have been compared to musical acts and genres by one of Ronaldo's former team-mates at Real MadridGranero played alongside Ronaldo during his time at Real Madrid, but left Santiago Bernabeu in 2012 to join Queens Park Rangers before returning to La Liga.

Congratulations to Cristiano Ronaldo on winning the Ballon d ' or . Ronaldo winning the 4 th ballon d ' or is so good in the sense that it separates him from the league from players who have won it thrice.

In 1995, the Ballon d ' Or was expanded to include all players from any origin that have been active at European clubs.[2][3] The award became a global prize in 2007 with 4 th . ^ Cristiano Ronaldo won two FIFA Ballons d ' Or (2013, 2014) and thrice finished in second place (2011, 2012, 2015).[10][11].

The football world was quick to congratulate Ronaldo on Twitter.

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