2008. Cristiano Ronaldo

Surprisingly, the Portuguese superstar has only the award once in 2008, while playing for Manchester United in the Premier League.

He finished the 2007-08 season as the league top scorer with 31 goals and a total of 42 goals in all competitions and was pivotal in the Red Devils' double, winning the Premier League and the Champions League.

Since then he has joined Real Madrid and is playing incredible football and many believe history will repeat and he will win this year's Ballon d'Or.

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