Cristiano Ranaldo awarded FIFA Ballon d’Or award 2013
Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for 2013
Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for 2013 on 13 January 2014.He beat Barcelona's Messi and France winger Franck Ribery in a polling conducted by FIFA.
Voting was done by national team captains and coaches and selected journalists in the FIFA member countries.
Ronaldo scored 69 goals for Real Madrid and Portugal Collectively in the year 2013.
Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the Order of Prince Henry, one of the Portugal’s highest honours in January 2014.
FIFA AWARDS 2013
• FIFA Presidential Award 2013: Jacques Rogge (Belgium)
• FIFA Player of the Year (Men): Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
• FIFA Player of the Year (Women): Nadine Angerer (Ger)
• FIFA Coach of the Year (Men): Jupp Heynckes (Ger)
• FIFA Coach of the Year (Women): Silvia Neid (Ger)
• FIFA Puskás Award: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden)
• FIFA Fair Play Award: Afghanistan
FIFPro World XI
• Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)
• Defenders: Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain) and Philip Lahm (Bayern Munich).
• Midfielders: Andres Iniesta (Barcelona), Xavi Hernandez (Barcelona) and Ribery (Bayern Munich).
• Forwards: Messi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG) and Ronaldo.
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