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Ballon d'Or 2017: Re-live the live updates as Cristiano Ronaldo wins fifth trophy

Cristiano Ronaldo won his fifth Ballon d'Or on Thursday and you can re-live the live updates here.

Cristiano Ronaldo won his fifth Ballon d'Or on Thursday and you can re-live the live updates here.

  • No.s 30-4 will be revealed on L'Equipe TV from 3pm to 6:45pm
  • Top three revealed at Eiffel Tower ceremony, winner confirmed at 7pm
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins, with Lionel Messi in second place.

The nominees: Neymar, Luka Modric, Paulo Dybala, N'Golo Kante, Luis Suarez, Sergio Ramos, Jan Oblak, Philippe Coutinho, Dries Mertens, Kevin De Bruyne, Robert Lewandowski, David De Gea, Harry Kane, Edin Dzeko, Antoine Griezmann, Toni Kroos, Sadio Mane, Radamel Falcao, Gianluigi Buffon, Lionel Messi, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Edinson Cavani, Mats Hummels, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Eden Hazard, Isco, Kylian Mbappe, Leonardo Bonucci.

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Here we go. Here are the top five...

5th - Luka Modric

4th - Gianluigi Buffon

3rd - Neymar

2nd - Lionel Messi

1st - Cristiano Ronaldo


Right, who's ready for the top ten!

10th - Harry Kane

9th - Robert Lewandowki

8th - N'Golo Kante

7th - Kylian Mbappe

6th - Sergio Ramos


15th - Paulo Dybala

14th - Kevin De Bruyne

13th - Luis Suarez

12th - Isco

11th - Edinson Cavani


Right we're into the top 20 now.

20th - David De Gea

19th - Eden Hazard

18th - Antoine Griezmann

17th - Toni Kroos

16th - Marcelo


Here are the next set!

24th - Radamel Falcao

23rd - Sadio Mane

=21st - Leonardo Bonucci

=21st - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang


We have announcements!!!

The first five are in.

=29th - Philippe Coutinho

=29th - Dries Mertens

28th - Edin Dzeko

27th - Mats Hummels

26th - Jan Oblak

25th - Karim Benzema


The show will be underway now so it might not be long before we get our first results of the afternoon...


The countdown is about to begin... L'Equipe TV will soon start working through from numbers 30-16 in the vote, in the first stage of the process that will surely result in Cristiano Ronaldo winning his fifth Ballon d'Or - drawing level with Lionel Messi in the process.

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