1. Cristiano Ronaldo (1985)
It is merely the presence of Lionel Messi in the modern game that has limited Ronaldo to a mere two Ballon d’Or’s in his career thus far.
The current holder of the title of ‘World’s Greatest Player’ is one of the most gifted players of all time and has played for two of the biggest clubs in Real Madrid and Manchester United. It was fitting that he won the award in the same year that Portugal legend Eusebio passed away.
Ronaldo is at the top of his game and will grace this year’s World Cup alongside his rival Lionel Messi.
His goalscoring record is incredible, scoring 168 times in 156 appearances for Real Madrid and 47 times in 109 appearances for Portugal.
2. Neymar Jr. (1992)
The subject of huge controversy this year surrounding the deal that brought him to Barcelona from boyhood club Santos, Neymar…
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