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Cristiano Ronaldo equals Messi’s record as he wins 5th Ballon D’Or

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has won the 2017 Ballon d’Or prize.

The 32-year-old was named the winner of France Football’s prestigious award at a ceremony in Paris on Thursday.
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Ronaldo had previously won the award in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016.

He is now at par with Lionel Messi on five awards.