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France: Ronaldo champions Ballon d'Or award for fourth time02:06

France: Ronaldo champions Ballon d'Or award for fourth time

France, Paris
December 13, 2016 at 04:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

Real Madrid football player Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or for the fourth time in Paris on Monday. The 31-year-old beat five-time winner and rival Lionel Messi to the 2016 title.

Ronaldo said, "for me it's a great honour to receive my fourth golden ball. The emotion is like the first one it's the dreaming come true, again. I never thought in my mind to win four times the golden ball, so I'm so pleased, I'm so happy."

Ronaldo scored three goals for Portugal when they won the Euro 2016 and he also helped Real Madrid win the last Champion's League.

France: Ronaldo champions Ballon d'Or award for fourth time02:06
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Real Madrid football player Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or for the fourth time in Paris on Monday. The 31-year-old beat five-time winner and rival Lionel Messi to the 2016 title.

Ronaldo said, "for me it's a great honour to receive my fourth golden ball. The emotion is like the first one it's the dreaming come true, again. I never thought in my mind to win four times the golden ball, so I'm so pleased, I'm so happy."

Ronaldo scored three goals for Portugal when they won the Euro 2016 and he also helped Real Madrid win the last Champion's League.