Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or (Golden Ball) award for 2013Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or (Golden Ball) award for 2013, ending Lionel Messi’s four-year run as the world’s best football player, nationnews.com reports.
Ronaldo scored 69 goals for Real Madrid and
Ronaldo was sobbing in tears as he accepted the award with his son beside him, saying “there are no words to describe this moment”.
Voting was done by national team captains and coaches, plus selected journalists, in FIFA’s 209 member countries.
Ronaldo was also named in the FIFA-FIFPro world all-star team announced today, as voted on by more than 65 000 players. They full team is:
Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer, Bayern Munich and
Defenders: Daniel Alves,
Midfielders: Xavi Hernandez,
Forwards: Lionel Messi,