Ronaldo Wins Best Player Award
Beating old rival Lionel Messi to the title of world's best footballer over the past 12 months, Cristiano Ronaldo secured his fourth Ballon d'Or title Monday. It capped a successful 2016 for Ronaldo. He captained Portugal to its first major international honor at the European Championships in France. To win the UEFA Champions League for the second time in three seasons in May, he also scored the winning penalty as Real Madrid defeated city rival Atletico Madrid.