The 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or already has an owner: Cristiano Ronaldo. As expected, the Portuguese footballer has been who has received from the president of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, the award for best player of the year award winning for the third time in his career, one with Manchester United in 2008 and the last two consecutive years as a player of Real Madrid.
The now former French footballer Thierry Henry announced the name of Cristiano Ronaldo, chosen by players, coaches and journalists ahead of the other two finalists, Messi and Neuer. Ronaldo numbers in the year have been simply overwhelming: 61 goals in 60 games, top scorer in the Spanish league and Champions League record for goals with 17, in an edition.
He has also won four titles in his contribution was fundamental: Champions League, the Copa del Rey, the UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup. His only must the World loose with Portugal, became physically touched and fell in the first phase.
The Golden Ball as the best coach led Germany coach Joachim Lo w, which won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The victory in the biggest sporting event of the year has weighed for the German coach takes for the first time in its career award, an award that serves to recognize the career of this man in the German team, which has been completely transformed for the better.
Prizes for the women’s game have also been to Germany, since both the left both the Wolfsburg, the best women’s team in Germany after winning the Bundesliga last and the best team in Europe after winning the Champions League final. Ralf Kellerman won Best Coach Award and the Golden Ball for the best player went to the German midfielder Nadine Kessler, who was already named player of Europe.
The Puskas Award for the best goal of 2014 took him a player of Real Madrid was the top scorer in the World Cup Brazil 2014, James Rodriguez, precisely because one of the goals scored during the tournament playing with the selection of Colombia. It was before the selection of Uruguay in the match of the second round, a volley with the left leg, after controlling with his chest, he sneaks into the top corner.
More than 23,000 votes futbolsitas collected in 58 countries have served to choose the Dream Team FIFA FIFPro 2014. It is as follows: Manuel Neuer in goal, Sergio Ramos, Philipp Lahm, Daviz Luiz and Thiago Silva in defense , Andres Iniesta, Toni Kroos and Angel Di Maria and midfielders, and Cristiano Ronaldo, Leo Messi and Arjen Robben as trident attack.