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Cristiano Ronaldo beats both Neuer and Messi's combined votes

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Most expected Cristiano Ronaldo to win this year's FIFA Ballon D'Or, but he did it in impressive fashion. The Portuguese player collected 37.66% of the votes in comparison to Messi's 15.76 and Neuer's 15.72%.

While Ronaldo deserved to win this year's award, one could argue that Manuel Neuer should have finished second ahead of Leo Messi, but considering the way this award is structured, it will be very hard for any player to break Ronaldo and Messi's dynasties in the FIFA Ballon D'Or.

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