Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned with the 2014 Ballon d’Or award after being named as the world’s best player for a second successive year.
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) January 12, 2015
FIFA #BallondOr 2014 winner Cristiano received 37.66% of all votes ahead of Lionel Messi (15.76%) & Manuel_Neuer (15.72%).
“I would like to thank all of those who voted for me. It has been an incredible year. I would like to continue the work that I have done so far. I want to try to improve, to become better as each day goes by. I never thought that I would bring this trophy back home on three occasions. I want to become one of the greatest players of all time.”
FIFA BALLON D’OR WINNER: Cristiano Ronaldo
FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Nadine Kessler
FIFA PUSKAS AWARD: James Rodriguez
FIFA WORLD COACH OF THE YEAR FOR MEN’S FOOTBALL: Joachim Low
FIFA WORLD COACH OF THE YEAR FOR WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Ralf Kellermann
WORLD XI: Neuer; Lahm, Ramos, David Luiz, Thiago Silva; Di Maria, Iniesta, Kroos; Messi, Ronaldo, Robben
FIFA PRESIDENTIAL AWARD: Hiroshi Kagawa
FIFA FAIR PLAY AWARD: FIFA Volunteers
FIFA President Sepp Blatter (right) congratulates Ronaldo on winning the award