07/12/2017 Cristiano Ronaldo wins his 5th FIFA Ballon d’Or
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Ronaldo Wins Ballon d'Or: Watch How Messi & Neymar React...
In 2017, Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or for a fifth time, receiving the award on the Eiffel Tower in Paris. In 2018, he scored two goals in a 3–1 home win over Getafe, his first being his 300th La Liga goal in his 286th La Liga appearance, making him the fastest player to reach this landmark and only the second player to do so after Lionel Messi.