Portugal and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been awarded the Ballon d’Or for a second time.
The former Manchester United winger, who scored 66 goals in 56 games in 2013, played a crucial role in helping Portugal seal a place in the 2014 World Cup.
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Having scored the only goal of the first leg in Lisbon, the captain saved Paulo Bento’s side in Stockholm, completing a sensational hat-trick to turn a 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 win.