World Amazing Stuff: Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or award

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or award

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery of Bayern Munich to win the 2013 Fifa Ballon d'Or award on 13/01/2013 Monday at Swiss city of Zurich.

The Portugal captain, 28, was named world player of the year for the first time since 2008 by national coaches, captains and journalists. Ronaldo claimed the award with a total 1,365 points, ahead of Messi 1,205 and Ribery 1,127, with the votes cast by 184 coaches, 184 national captains and 173 members of the global media.