37 Photos Which Prove Why Cristiano Ronaldo Was The Best Player In The World In 2014


Roy Hodgson might have thought it was Javier Mascherano, but pretty much everyone else agreed that Cristiano Ronaldo was the best footballer in the world in 2014, and a deserving winner of his third Ballon d’Or award.

Here are 37 great photos of the Real Madrid and Portugal superstar doing his thing over the year.

Expect posing.

 

1. This Probably Went In

Real Madrid CF v RC Celta de Vigo - La Liga : News Photo

 

2. That’s One Way To Stop Him

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3. Falling With Style

FBL-ESP-LIGA-BETIS-REAL-MADRID : News Photo

 

4. Discussing Fitness Tips With The Portuguese President

FBL-POR-AWARD-RONALDO : News Photo

 

5. The 2013 Ballon d’Or

FBL-ESP-LIGA-REALMADRID-GRANADA : News Photo

 

6. ‘Watch This, Puny Humans’

FBL-ESP-LIGA-REALMADRID-GRANADA : News Photo

 

7. ‘Black Boots With Black Socks? Urgh’

Athletic Club v Real Madrid CF - La Liga : News Photo

 

8. Martial Artist

FBL-ESP-LIGA-ATHLETIC-REALMADRID : News Photo

 

9. Yoga In Between Goals

FBL-EUR-C1-SCHALKE-REAL MADRID : News Photo

 

10. ‘I Can Do This With My Eyes Closed’

FBL-WC2014-POR-TRAINING : News Photo

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11. A Giant Amongst Men

FBL-WC2014-POR-CMR-FRIENDLY : News Photo

 

12. Luis Suarez Is His Imaginary Friend

FBL-ESP-LIGA-MALAGA-REALMADRID : News Photo

 

13. He Can Get In The Centre Of Any Photograph

Real Madrid CF v FC Barcelona - La Liga : News Photo

 

14. Reach For The Stars

FBL-ESP-LIGA-REALMADRID-BARCELONA : News Photo

 

15. More Yoga

FBL-ESP-LIGA-SEVILLA-REALMADRID : News Photo

 

16. Superman Impressions

FBL-ESP-LIGA-REALMADRID-RAYO : News Photo

 

17. Goal Face

Real Madrid v Borussia Dortmund - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final : News Photo

 

18. He Didn’t Do A John Terry

Real Madrid v Barcelona - Copa del Rey Final : News Photo

 

19. We Found Out What He Looks Like When He’s Not Been Photoshopped

FBL-EUR-C1-REAL MADRID-TRAINING : News Photo

 

20. Even Tickertape Gets Out Of The Way For Him

Real Madrid v Atletico de Madrid - UEFA Champions League Final : News Photo

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21. He’s Looking Trim

Real Madrid v Atletico de Madrid - UEFA Champions League Final : News Photo

 

22. Always In The Spotlight

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23. Celebration Practice

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24. See Number 13

Germany v Portugal: Group G - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil : News Photo

 

25. Inspiring Fear

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26. His World Cup Might Have Gone Better Had He Stood Up

FBL-WC-2014-MATCH46-POR-GHA : News Photo

 

27. Imitators Will Be Dealt With

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28. Winning A Best Hair Award (We Don’t Know Why Robben Was There)

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29. Remember The Name

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30. Getting Angry With Rain In Liverpool

Real Madrid CF Training and Press Conference : News Photo

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31. And Still Scoring The Next Day

Liverpool FC v Real Madrid CF - UEFA Champions League : News Photo

 

32. He Can See Himself In That

Real Madrid CF v Rayo Vallecano de Madrid - La Liga : News Photo

 

33. Expect Pain

FBL-EURO-2016-POR-ARM : News Photo

 

34. When You Bump Into Someone You Really Don’t Like But Try To Hide It

Argentina v Portugal - International Friendly : News Photo

 

35. Stand Tall

FBL-EUR-C1-REALMADRID-LUDOGORETS : News Photo

 

36. Why Bother, Lads?

FBL-WCLUB-2014-MAR-REAL MADRID-CRUZ AZUL : News Photo

 

37. Because You Would, Wouldn’t You?

FBL-FIFA-BALLONDOR-AWARD : News Photo