The Ballon d’Or is a highly prestigious award given to a deserving footballer annually. The award is provided by the French news magazine named France Football which is really old and rewarding for the footballers. There have been several footballers who have got the Ballon d’Or for their amazing performances on the field. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have not simply got the Ballon d’Or for once or twice but even more than that. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have always made the whole world stunned with their amazing performances on the field.
Cristiano Ronaldo, popularly known as CR7 by many, is regarded as one of the top footballers in the world. He is well recognized for his dribbling abilities. He has also played for the football clubs like Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus, till the date. Ronaldo has grabbed five Ballon d’Or awards till date – one when he was a member of Manchester United and rest four-under Real Madrid.
On the other hand, Lionel Messi, the Argentine footballer, and six times Ballon d’Or winner is called by the name, ‘G.O.A.T.’ (Greatest Of All Time). He has been a part of the Spanish football club, F.C. Barcelona. Messi has made everyone amazed with his amazing skills on the field. He has got the highest number of Ballon d’Or awards till the date.
It is Cristiano Ronaldo who is just after Lionel Messi when it comes to Ballon d’Or awards.
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