Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Second Straight FIFA Ballon d’Or

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Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo

The awards ceremony for the world’s most popular sport took place tonight at the home of FIFA, Zurich; as heavyweights from all over the football world competed for top honours.

The biggest attraction, of course, was the race for FIFA World Player of the Year. Eternal rivals Messi and Ronaldo went head-to-head, and for the second time in two years the Portuguese was the one who stood tall at the end of proceedings.

It was the third such title for the brash Portuguese, leaving him only one behind his great rival Leo Messi.

The women’s footballer of the year award went to German legend Nadine Kessler, who plays for the female side of VFL Wolfsburg. Joachim Loew, who led Germany to her third world cup triumph, won the Best Coach of the Year award.

It was a spectacular gala in Zurich with many awards being given out, below is the full list of winners from the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’or ceremony.

FIFA Presidential Award

Hiroshi Kagawa

Coach of the Year-Women’s Football

Ralf Kellerman (VFL Wolfsburg)

Coach of the Year

Joachim Loew (Germany)

FIFA Fair Play Award

FIFA Volunteers

Puskas Award for Goal of the Year

James Rodriguez (Columbia vs Uruguay, 2014 FIFA World Cup)

Women’s Player of the Year

Nadine Kessler (Wolfsburg/Germany)

FIFA World Player of the Year

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal)

FifPro World XI

Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich/Germany)

Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich/Germany)

Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid/Spain)

Thiago Silva (Paris Saint Germain/Brazil)

David Luiz (Paris Saint Germain/Brazil)

Angel Di Maria (Manchester United/Argentina)

Toni Kroos (Real Madrid/Germany)

Iniesta (Barcelona/Spain)
Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich/Netherlands)

Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina)

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal)


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