Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or for the fourth time and it's got tongues wagging on Twitter

In the least surprising news of the day, Cristiano Ronaldo has been awarded the Ballon d’Or and retains his status as the best player in the world for the fourth time.

Safe to say a lot of people weren’t surprised.

Though some weren’t impressed – largely because when Portugal won the Euros back in France in the summer, Ronaldo wasn’t even playing as he’d gone off injured early on.

Then there’s all the Messi fans who were feeling pretty cheated.

But the Argentinian did come runner up, followed by Antoine Griezmann, Luis Suarez, Neymar, Gareth Bale, Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy.

Along with Griezmann and Messi, Ronaldo has also been named on a three-man shortlist for the Best Fifa Men’s Player Award 2016, which will be announced at a ceremony in Zurich on January 9.

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