- French Football revealed their top 30 footballers in the World
- Cristiano Ronaldo won the prestigious award for the fifth time in his career
- Messi and Neymar finished second and third respectively and 27 others came in behind them
Cristiano Ronaldo has won his fifth Ballon d'Or award, beating Barcelona star Lionel Messi and world's most expensive footballer PSG star Neymar.
Ronaldo had a superb year with Real Madrid and has already won the FIFA The Best award, he was an overwhelming favorite to beat Messi to the award.
There are, however, 27 other footballers whose stars have shown round ther World in the last 12 months that were duly recognised.
4. Gianluigi Buffon 5. Luka Modric 6. Sergio Ramos 7. Kylian Mbappé 8. N’Golo Kanté 9. Robert Lewandowski 10. Harry Kane 11. Edison Cavani 12. Isco 13. Luiz Suarez
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14. Kevin De Bruyne 15. Paulo Dybala 16. Marcelo 17. Toni Kroos 18. Antoine Griezmann 19. Eden Hazard 20. David De Gea 21. Aubameyang 21. Bonnuci 22. Saido Mane 23. Radamel Falcao 24. Karim Benzema 25. Jan Oblak 26. Hummels 27. Dzeko 28. Benzema 29. Mertens.