The Portuguese is now degree with Barcelona big name Lionel Messi having secured his 2d award in succession.
And that accolade comes off the again of a 12 months by which he’s scored 49 targets, in addition to serving to Real win a La Liga and Champions League double.
This 12 months’s Ballon d’Or is the newest in a gentle circulation of private awards that Ronaldo has gathered since rocking up on the Bernabeu in 2009.
And the 32-year-old thanked Real for his or her lend a hand after beating Messi and Paris Saint-Germain ace Neymar to the highest gong.
“I feel happy, it’s a great moment in my career,” stated Ronaldo.
“This is one thing I sit up for once a year.
“Last 12 months we had a great season within the Champions League and La Liga.
“I’ve to thank my team-mates, Real Madrid and the remainder of the individuals who helped me to be in nice form all through the season.”
Ronaldo and Messi are the one two avid gamers to have gained the Ballon d’Or since Kaka took the prize in 2007.
Neymar has been touted as the person in a position to finishing the celebrity duo’s stranglehold.