OTD in 2016, Cristiano Ronaldo beat Lionel Messi to win Ballon d’Or
On December 12th, 2016 Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo emerged winner of the Ballon d’Or.
It was the fourth time Ronaldo would win the prestigious trophy.
Ronaldo won the award after helping Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid again in the Champions League final.
Ronaldo finished first with 745 points
Lionel Messi finished second with 316 points
Antoine Griezmann finished third with 198 points
Luis Suárez finished fourth with 91 points
Neymar finished fifth with 68 points