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Fifa Ballon d'Or 2014

The winner is Cristiano Ronaldo.

He scored 52 goals in 43 games, 39 with his right foot, eight with his left foot and four from headers. He scored a goal every 62 minutes in La Liga and assisted 17 goals.

Roy Hodgson voted for Javier Mascherano as number 1. The only other person to do so was Belarus coach Andrey Zygmantovich.

The breakdown of votes:

Cristiano Ronaldo - 37.66%

Lionel Messi - 15.76%

Manuel Neuer - 15.72%

Other - 30.86%

Who voted for the finalists?


Wayne Rooney, Robbie Keane, Iker Casillas and Gordon Strachan


Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Claudio Bravo, Ray Wilkins and Gerardo Martino


Jurgen Klinsmann, Joachim Low, Claudio Ranieri, Fabio Capello

Neither Cristiano Ronaldo nor Lionel Messi voted for each other in their top three - a repeat of last year.

Who received the most votes from...


Ronaldo 42%

Bale 16%

Neuer 9%

Other 33%


Ronaldo 40%

Neuer 21%

Robben 10%

Other 29%

South America

Ronaldo 31%

Messi 16%

Robben 11%

Other 42%

Three of Mario Gotze's five first-placed votes came from small Caribbean island St Lucia - with their captain, coach and journalist all voting for the Germany World Cup winner.

Fifa's World Team of the Year

Manuel Neuer, Sergio Ramos, Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Philipp Lahm, Andres Iniesta, Toni Kroos, Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Arjen Robben

Gareth Bale, the only Briton on the shortlist, finished 12th with 1% of the vote. If only UK votes counted he would be second with 16%

Premier League players who received the most votes

Angel Di Maria 1.29%

Diego Costa 1.02%

Yaya Toure 0.86%

Thibaut Courtois 0.51%

Eden Hazard 0.47%

And the rest...

Presidential award: Hiroshi Kagawa

Puskas award: James Rodriguez

Fair play award: Fifa volunteers

World coach of the year for men's football: Joachim Low

World coach of the year for women's football: Ralf Kellermann

Women's world player of the year: Nadine Kessler

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