Portugal and Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo has clinched his fifth Ballon d’Or award in what has been a fulfilling year of individual and collective awards for the star.
There was no much debate as to who deserves to be crowned following a very prolific footballing season for Ronaldo do won the Champions League along with the Spanish League title.
The 2017 #BallondOr 🔝 🔟.
Do you agree? Who should be higher? https://t.co/QI8R2pCs5r
— ★ #TeamOfTheYear ★ (@ChampionsLeague) December 7, 2017
Regular suspects, Lionel Messi of Argentina and Barcelona and Neymar Jr of Brazil and PSG completed the second and third spot respectively.
But who are the other players that made the top 30…see full list below.
- Gianluigi Buffon, Juventus and Italy
- Luka Modric, Real Madrid and Croatia
- Sergio Ramos, Real Madrid and Spain
- Kylian Mbappe, PSG and France
- N’Golo Kante, Chelsea and France
- Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich and Poland
- Harry Kane, Tottenham and England
- Edinson Cavani, PSG and Uruguay
- Isco, Real Madrid and Spain
- Luis Suarez, Barcelona and Uruguay
- Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester City and Belgium
- Paulo Dybala, Juventus and Argentina
- Marcelo, Real Madrid and Brazil
- Toni Kroos, Real Madrid and Germany
- Antoine Griezmann, Atletico Madrid and France
- Eden Hazard, Chelsea and Belgium
- David de Gea, Manchester United and Spain
- Leonardo Bonucci, AC Milan and Italy
- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Borussia Dortmund and Gabon
- Sadio Mane, Liverpool and Senegal
- Radamel Falcao, Monaco and Colombia
- Karim Benzema, Real Madrid and France
- Jan Oblak, Atletico Madrid and Slovenia
- Mats Hummels, Bayern Munich and Germany
- Edin Dzeko, Roma and Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Dries Mertens, Napoli and Belgium
- Philippe Coutinho, Liverpool and Brazil