Cristiano Ronaldo has won the prestigious Ballon d’Or 2014 Award. He has beaten Argentina’s Lionel Messi and won this award for a second consecutive year. Ronaldo was voted best player in the world ahead of the Argentina and Barcelona forward Messi and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer at a FIFA ceremony.
Ronaldo received the most votes from a panel which includes captains, coaches of some national teams and a selection of the world’s media.
Knowledge is Wealth
- Cristiano Ronaldo is Portuguese Footballer and he is the Captain of Portuguese National Football Team. He is one of the most expensive players in the world.
- FIFA stands for Fédération Internationale de Football Association. HQ is in Zurich, Switzerland.
- Russia will be hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
- The Venue for 2022 FIFA World Cup is Quatar.