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France Football have named the name of the owner of “Golden ball”

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Ronaldo became the second player in history received the “Golden ball” five times. Earlier, the striker was awarded the prize in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016 In 2015, the fifth owner of “Golden ball” was the Argentine striker “Barcelona” Lionel Messi. The award ceremony was held at the Eiffel tower in Paris.

Ronaldo was considered the main favorite in the fight for “Golden ball”. This year he led real Madrid to the first from 2012 the title of champion of Spain. Also the club of Madrid was the first who managed to win the Champions League twice in a row. In the final against Turin “Juventus” (4:1) the Portuguese scored a brace. With 12 goals he was the fifth time in a row and the sixth time in career became the best scorer of the Champions League. Ronaldo became the first football player to score in three Champions League finals. In the summer he, along with Portugal national team won the bronze medal at the confederations Cup in Russia .

The striker set a record in the Champions League, which will be impossible to beat. He became the first player who managed to score in the group stage of the Champions League in each of the six matches. He scored in two matches against the Cypriot APOEL, two games with the London “Tottenham” and two matches against Borussia Dortmund. Only the six group matches of the tournament, Ronaldo has scored nine goals in leading the top scorers list.

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