Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, the world's most expensive player, dropped to 12th having been voted third best in last year's poll.
Ronaldo's former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric was awarded the gong ahead of the Portuguese at last night's ceremony.
Among all the awards the victor of the women's Ballon d'Or was also announced, and Ada Hegerberg took the accolade after her performances for Lyon and Norway saw the former clinch the Champions League title.
So, although very rare, there was a reason for Ronaldo and Messi fans to team up to air their frustrations at the organisers of the award.
U.S. calls China’s tariffs on American autos ‘egregious’
The two sides have been in negotiations for months, but Kudlow described them as being stalemated until just a few weeks ago. The annual summit of leaders of the top 20 economies of the world is being attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
NHL Board of Governors Approve Seattle Expansion Team
The NHL will add a 32nd franchise in Seattle , the league announced Tuesday after a unanimous vote by the board of governors. Seattle can not buy out players chosen in the Expansion Draft earlier than the summer following its first season.
It can be argued that, though Ronaldo and Messi have been the best two players on the planet for the whole ten year period. they weren't always the best player in a single year and could have easily not won a few of those Ballon d'Ors.
The 23-year-old won the Ballon d'Or Feminin in fine style and was joined on stage by a number of her team-mates including England star Lucy Bronze, as she made an inspirational and powerful speech asking for "every young woman to believe in themselves". He wanted me to open myself more.
The win was slightly overshadowed when the host DJ Martin Solveig asked Hegerberg to twerk on stage in celebration. I didn't really think about it at the time to be honest.
He tweeted: "I explained to @AdaStolsmo the buzz and she told me she understood it was a joke".
"People who have followed me for 20 years know how respectful I am especially with women".
Bush Family Does Not Want Repeat of McCain Funeral
The casket will then be transported by Union Pacific Railroad to Texas A&M in College Station for burial on Thursday. Bush, who died Friday at the age of 94, will be memorialized on Wednesday at the National Cathedral in Washington .
Saudi crown prince to head to Algeria amid outcry
In a statement obtained by AFP, 17 prominent journalists and intellectuals sharply criticised the Saudi leader. Before the summit, Prince Mohammed had visited the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Tunisia .
George HW Bush's service dog Sully pays touching last tribute
I loved to hear him surprise people with his wild side - explaining the pure joy he felt as he flew and jumped out of planes. The dog, "Sully", a specially trained Golden Labrador Retriever, is seen next to the 41st president's flag-draped coffin.
NVIDIA launches Titan RTX
On the plus side, at $2,500, the Titan RTX is actually cheaper than the $3,000 its predecessor launched at, so there's that. Users with deep pockets can pair two Titan RTX cards to scale memory and compute performance via NVLink .
5G Galaxy S10 all but confirmed for Verizon
There's no fingerprint sensor back there, supporting the rumor that Samsung is moving to an in-display ultrasonic sensor. Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon Mobile Platform, including its new mobile processor, will power the smartphone.