Who has won the Ballon d’Or the most times?

Ballon d’Or: which players have won it the most?

Here is a list of the top 5 players who have won the most Ballon d’Or:

Player Awards
Lionel Messi 7
Cristiano Ronaldo 5
Johan Cruyff 3
Michel Platini 3
Marco van Basten 3

1. Lionel Messi – 7 Ballon Awards

Years: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019, 2021

2. Cristiano Ronaldo – 5 Ballon Awards

Years: 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017

3. Johan Cruff – 3 Ballon Awards

Years: 1971, 1973, 1974

4. Michel Platini – 3 Ballon Awards

Years: 1983, 1984, 198

5. Marco Van Basten – 3 Ballon Awards

Years: 1988, 1989, 1992

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In terms of Ballon d’Or awards, Messi currently has the edge over Ronaldo, having won the award seven times (in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019, 2021) compared to Ronaldo’s five (in 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017). Messi’s seven wins make him the all-time record holder for most Ballon d’Or won, while Ronaldo is second on the list.

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