Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid has beaten Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery of Bayern Munich to win the 2013 FIFA Ballon d’Or.
The 28-year-old forward was named as the world player of the year for the first time since 2008 by national coaches, captains and journalists.
Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer won the women’s world player of the year.
Former Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes picked up the coach of the year accolade.
Lionel Messi, 26, had won the award for the last four years.
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