CR7 scored twice and won the UEFA Champions League finals man of the match award, placing him in poll position to match Messi’s Ballon d’ Or haul.Real Madrid super star player Cristiano Ronaldo looks destined to claim his fifth Ballon d’ Or” title which will place him on equal win with Barcelona rival Lionel Messi.
Having guided the Spanish champions to double this season, CR7 will be hoping to claim the individual award again come the UEFA awards ceremony.
Ronaldo is also the tournaments highest goalscorer of the 2016/2017, pipping Messi to the award with one goal. Messi was topping the charts until Ronaldo netted twice in the final.
Cristiano Ronaldo also claims the outright record of the UEFA champions league top scorer of all time, having scored a total of 105 Champions league career goals with Messi behind him.
Real Madrid and Ronaldo made history on Saturday night becoming the first club to defend their Champions league title after following their 4-1 win over Italian Champions Juventus.
Zinedine Zidane has become the first coach since Arrigo Sacchi in 1990 to win the competition in successive years, as his side thumped Juventus 4-1
Real Madrid made history Saturday as they became the first team to win back-to-back European Cups since the Champions League era began in 1992-93.
The last time any team won successive European Cups was Arrigo Sacchi’s AC Milan, who won the competition in 1989 and 1990.