Cristiano Ronaldo wins Fifa's best player award: Here's his footballing career in numbers


Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed the top men's honour at the inaugural edition of the rebranded Best Fifa Football Awards.

The 31-year-old finished ahead of Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to clinch the title and add to his Ballon d'Or triumph from last month.

Here, we've taken a look at some of the numbers surrounding the Real Madrid and Portugal forward.

55 - Goals Ronaldo scored in 2016 (42 for Real Madrid and 13 for Portugal).

4 - Ronaldo's Ballon d'Or wins, in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016. He has eight nominations in total.

136 - number of international caps for Portugal.

68 - the number of international goals for his national side.

Cristiano Ronaldo
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4 - Ronaldo last summer became the first player to score at four different European Championships (2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016).

80 - the millions of pounds that Real Madrid paid Manchester United for his services in 2009.

17 - record number of goals scored in the Champions League for one season (2014).

9 - goals in total in European Championship finals matches, putting him level with Michel Platini as the competition's all-time leading goalscorer.

Cristiano Ronaldo
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381 - Number of goals Ronaldo has scored for Real Madrid from 368 games in all competitions.

14.1 - the millions of pounds he is reported to earn each year from his boot sponsorship with Nike.

49,320,754 - number of Twitter followers.

118,930,492 - number of Facebook likes.