Individual awards

Main awards for the best player in the world

Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
2009
2019
2021
2010
2011
2012
2015
2009
2019
2008
2016
2017
2013
2014
2008
2016
2017
  1. France Football Ballon d'Or (2009)
  2. France Football Ballon d'Or (2019)
  3. France Football Ballon d'Or (2021)
  4. FIFA Ballon d'Or (2010)
  5. FIFA Ballon d'Or (2011)
  6. FIFA Ballon d'Or (2012)
  7. FIFA Ballon d'Or (2015)
  8. FIFA World Player (2009)
  9. FIFA The Best (2019)
  1. France Football Ballon d'Or (2008)
  2. France Football Ballon d'Or (2016)
  3. France Football Ballon d'Or (2017)
  4. FIFA Ballon d'Or (2013)
  5. FIFA Ballon d'Or (2014)
  6. FIFA World Player (2008)
  7. FIFA The Best (2016)
  8. FIFA The Best (2017)

Best player of all time awards

Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
2022
2017
 
  1. FourFourTwo's best football player of all time (2022)
  2. Voetbal International's best football player of all time (2017)
 

Best sportsman of the world (any sport)

Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
2020
2011
2022
2022
2019
2022
2022
2009
2012
2015
2019
2014
2019
2014
2016
2018
2021
  1. Laureus Award - Sportsman of the year (2020)
  2. L'Equipe Champion des Champions (2011)
  3. L'Equipe Champion des Champions (2022)
  4. The Sporting News - Athlete of the Year (2022)
  5. Athlete of the year for International Sports Press Association Award (AIPS) (2019)
  6. Athlete of the year for International Sports Press Association Award (AIPS) (2022)
  7. BBC World Sport Star of the Year (2022)
  8. Marca Legend (2009)
  9. Best International Athlete ESPY Award (2012)
  10. Best International Athlete ESPY Award (2015)
  11. Best International Athlete ESPY Award (2019)
  1. BBC World Sport Star of the Year (2014)
  2. Marca Legend (2019)
  3. Best International Athlete ESPY Award (2014)
  4. Best International Athlete ESPY Award (2016)
  5. Best International Athlete ESPY Award (2018)
  6. Best International Athlete ESPY Award (2021)

Other awards for the best player of the world

Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
2009
2011
2012
2015
2019
2022
2009
2010
2011
2012
2015
2017
2018
2019
2015
2019
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2017
2018
2019
2009
2011
2013
2015
2021
2022
2012
2013
2015
2017
2019
2022
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2012
2013
2015
2016
2017
2019
2020
2015
2008
2008
2013
2014
2016
2017
2008
2013
2014
2016
2016
2018
2021
2016
2008
2012
2014
2016
2017
2014
2016
2014
2011
2014
2016
2017
2018
  1. World Soccer Player of the Year (2009)
  2. World Soccer Player of the Year (2011)
  3. World Soccer Player of the Year (2012)
  4. World Soccer Player of the Year (2015)
  5. World Soccer Player of the Year (2019)
  6. World Soccer Player of the Year (2022)
  7. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2009)
  8. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2010)
  9. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2011)
  10. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2012)
  11. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2015)
  12. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2017)
  13. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2018)
  14. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2019)
  15. L'Equipe player of the year (2015)
  16. Best International Men's Soccer Player ESPY Award (2019)
  17. SofaScore - The Absolute Statsman (2018)
  18. SofaScore - The Absolute Statsman (2019)
  19. SofaScore - The Absolute Statsman (2020)
  20. SofaScore - The Absolute Statsman (2021)
  21. SofaScore - The Absolute Statsman (2022)
  22. Marca 100 (2017)
  23. Marca 100 (2018)
  24. Marca 100 (2019)
  25. Goal 50 award (2009)
  26. Goal 50 award (2011)
  27. Goal 50 award (2013)
  28. Goal 50 award (2015)
  29. Goal 50 award (2021)
  30. Goal 50 award (2022)
  31. The Guardian Best Male Footballer In The World (2012)
  32. The Guardian Best Male Footballer In The World (2013)
  33. The Guardian Best Male Footballer In The World (2015)
  34. The Guardian Best Male Footballer In The World (2017)
  35. The Guardian Best Male Footballer In The World (2019)
  36. The Guardian Best Male Footballer In The World (2022)
  37. Sky Sports player of the year (2015)
  38. Sky Sports player of the year (2016)
  39. Sky Sports player of the year (2017)
  40. Sky Sports player of the year (2018)
  41. Sky Sports player of the year (2019)
  42. Sky Sports player of the year (2020)
  43. Sky Sports player of the year (2021)
  44. Best player of the world for Kicker Magazine (2012)
  45. Best player of the world for Kicker Magazine (2013)
  46. Best player of the world for Kicker Magazine (2015)
  47. Best player of the world for Kicker Magazine (2016)
  48. Best player of the world for Kicker Magazine (2017)
  49. Best player of the world for Kicker Magazine (2019)
  50. Best player of the world for Kicker Magazine (2020)
  51. Globe Soccer Player of the Year (2015)
  1. FIFPRO World Player of the Year (2008)
  2. World Soccer Player of the Year (2008)
  3. World Soccer Player of the Year (2013)
  4. World Soccer Player of the Year (2014)
  5. World Soccer Player of the Year (2016)
  6. World Soccer Player of the Year (2017)
  7. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2008)
  8. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2013)
  9. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2014)
  10. FourFourTwo Best Football Player in the World (2016)
  11. L'Equipe player of the year (2016)
  12. Best International Men's Soccer Player ESPY Award (2018)
  13. Best International Men's Soccer Player ESPY Award (2021)
  14. Marca 100 (2016)
  15. Goal 50 award (2008)
  16. Goal 50 award (2012)
  17. Goal 50 award (2014)
  18. Goal 50 award (2016)
  19. Goal 50 award (2017)
  20. The Guardian Best Male Footballer In The World (2014)
  21. The Guardian Best Male Footballer In The World (2016)
  22. Best player of the world for Kicker Magazine (2014)
  23. Globe Soccer Player of the Year (2011)
  24. Globe Soccer Player of the Year (2014)
  25. Globe Soccer Player of the Year (2016)
  26. Globe Soccer Player of the Year (2017)
  27. Globe Soccer Player of the Year (2018)

Best Player in the Continent awards

Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
2011
2015
2009
2009
2011
2012
2018
2014
2016
2017
2008
2008
2017
  1. UEFA Men's Player of the Year (2011)
  2. UEFA Men's Player of the Year (2015)
  3. UEFA Club Footballer of the Year (2009)
  4. Onze Mondial European Footballer of the Year (2009)
  5. Onze Mondial European Footballer of the Year (2011)
  6. Onze Mondial European Footballer of the Year (2012)
  7. Onze Mondial European Footballer of the Year (2018)
  1. UEFA Men's Player of the Year (2014)
  2. UEFA Men's Player of the Year (2016)
  3. UEFA Men's Player of the Year (2017)
  4. UEFA Club Footballer of the Year (2008)
  5. Onze Mondial European Footballer of the Year (2008)
  6. Onze Mondial European Footballer of the Year (2017)

Best Player in his Country awards

Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
2021
2011
2021
2022
2005
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2015
2016
2017
2019
2021
2022
2007
2008
2009
2011
2012
2013
2015
2016
2017
2018
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
  1. Diamond Konex Award - Best argentine athlete of the decade (2011-2020) (2021)
  2. Olimpia de Oro - Argentine Sportsperson of the Year (2011)
  3. Olimpia de Oro - Argentine Sportsperson of the Year (2021)
  4. Olimpia de Oro - Argentine Sportsperson of the Year (2022)
  5. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2005)
  6. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2007)
  7. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2008)
  8. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2009)
  9. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2010)
  10. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2011)
  11. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2012)
  12. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2013)
  13. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2015)
  14. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2016)
  15. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2017)
  16. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2019)
  17. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2021)
  18. Olimpia de Plata - Argentine Player of the Year (2022)
  1. CNID - Best Portuguese Athlete Abroad (2007)
  2. CNID - Best Portuguese Athlete Abroad (2008)
  3. CNID - Best Portuguese Athlete Abroad (2009)
  4. CNID - Best Portuguese Athlete Abroad (2011)
  5. CNID - Best Portuguese Athlete Abroad (2012)
  6. CNID - Best Portuguese Athlete Abroad (2013)
  7. CNID - Best Portuguese Athlete Abroad (2015)
  8. CNID - Best Portuguese Athlete Abroad (2016)
  9. CNID - Best Portuguese Athlete Abroad (2017)
  10. CNID - Best Portuguese Athlete Abroad (2018)
  11. Quinas de Ouro - Best portuguese player of all time (2015)
  12. Quinas de Ouro - Best portuguese player of the year (2016)
  13. Quinas de Ouro - Best portuguese player of the year (2017)
  14. Quinas de Ouro - Best portuguese player of the year (2018)
  15. Quinas de Ouro - Best portuguese player of the year (2019)
  16. Quinas de Ouro - Best portuguese player of the year (2020)
  17. Quinas de Ouro - Best portuguese player of the year (2021)

Player Of The Tournament awards

Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
2014
2022
2015
2021
2022
2009
2011
2007
2009
2010
2011
2012
2022
2005
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2015
2009
2010
2011
2015
2017
2018
2019
2016
2013
2007
2008
2014
2007
2008
2007
2008
2007
2008
2019
2020
2012
2013
2014
2016
  1. FIFA World Cup Golden Ball (2014)
  2. FIFA World Cup Golden Ball (2022)
  3. CONMEBOL Copa América Player of the Tournament (2015)
  4. CONMEBOL Copa América Player of the Tournament (2021)
  5. Conmebol-UEFA Cup of Champions Best Player (2022)
  6. FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball (2009)
  7. FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball (2011)
  8. EFE Award - Best ibero-american player in La Liga (2007)
  9. EFE Award - Best ibero-american player in La Liga (2009)
  10. EFE Award - Best ibero-american player in La Liga (2010)
  11. EFE Award - Best ibero-american player in La Liga (2011)
  12. EFE Award - Best ibero-american player in La Liga (2012)
  13. Trophée des Champions Best Player (2022)
  14. FIFA U-20 World Cup Best Player (2005)
  15. La Liga MVP (2009)
  16. La Liga MVP (2010)
  17. La Liga MVP (2011)
  18. La Liga MVP (2012)
  19. La Liga MVP (2013)
  20. La Liga MVP (2015)
  21. Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy - Best player in La Liga (2009)
  22. Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy - Best player in La Liga (2010)
  23. Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy - Best player in La Liga (2011)
  24. Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy - Best player in La Liga (2015)
  25. Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy - Best player in La Liga (2017)
  26. Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy - Best player in La Liga (2018)
  27. Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy - Best player in La Liga (2019)
  1. FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball (2016)
  2. EFE Award - Best ibero-american player in La Liga (2013)
  3. PFA Player of the Year in England (2007)
  4. PFA Player of the Year in England (2008)
  5. La Liga MVP (2014)
  6. Premier League Player of the Season (2007)
  7. Premier League Player of the Season (2008)
  8. FWA Footballer of the Year in England (2007)
  9. FWA Footballer of the Year in England (2008)
  10. PFA Fans' Player of the Year in England (2007)
  11. PFA Fans' Player of the Year in England (2008)
  12. Serie A Footballer of the Year (2019)
  13. AIC Serie A Footballer of the Year (2020)
  14. Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy - Best player in La Liga (2012)
  15. Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy - Best player in La Liga (2013)
  16. Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy - Best player in La Liga (2014)
  17. Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy - Best player in La Liga (2016)

Top Goalscorer awards

Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
2010
2012
2013
2017
2018
2019
2021
2010
2012
2013
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2009
2010
2011
2012
2015
2019
2008
2011
2014
2015
2021
2021
2011
2014
2015
2008
2008
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
  1. European Golden Shoe (2010)
  2. European Golden Shoe (2012)
  3. European Golden Shoe (2013)
  4. European Golden Shoe (2017)
  5. European Golden Shoe (2018)
  6. European Golden Shoe (2019)
  7. Copa América Top Scorer (2021)
  8. Pichichi Trophy (2010)
  9. Pichichi Trophy (2012)
  10. Pichichi Trophy (2013)
  11. Pichichi Trophy (2017)
  12. Pichichi Trophy (2018)
  13. Pichichi Trophy (2019)
  14. Pichichi Trophy (2020)
  15. Pichichi Trophy (2021)
  16. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2009)
  17. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2010)
  18. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2011)
  19. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2012)
  20. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2015)
  21. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2019)
  1. European Golden Shoe (2008)
  2. European Golden Shoe (2011)
  3. European Golden Shoe (2014)
  4. European Golden Shoe (2015)
  5. UEFA Euro Top Scorer (2021)
  6. Capocannoniere (2021)
  7. Pichichi Trophy (2011)
  8. Pichichi Trophy (2014)
  9. Pichichi Trophy (2015)
  10. Premier League Golden Boot (2008)
  11. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2008)
  12. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2013)
  13. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2014)
  14. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2015)
  15. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2016)
  16. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2017)
  17. UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (2018)
  18. UEFA Nations League Final Stage Top Scorer (2019)

Best young player awards

Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
2007
2005
2007
2006
2007
2004
  1. Copa America Best Young Player (2007)
  2. Golden Boy (2005)
  3. Bravo Award (2007)
  4. FIFPro Young Player of the Year (2006)
  1. PFA Young Player of the Year in England (2007)
  2. Bravo Award (2004)

Best veteran player awards

Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
 
2020
    1. Golden Foot (2020)

    IFFHS awards

    Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
    2022
    2021
    2022
    2020
    2015
    2016
    2017
    2019
    2022
    2021
    2021
    2012
    2013
    2017
    2018
    2011
    2012
    2022
    2020
    2021
    2020
    2021
    2014
    2015
    2020
    2013
    2014
    2016
    2017
    2019
    2021
    2021
    2020
    2020
    1. Men's World Best Player (2022)
    2. World's best player of the decade (2011-2020) (2021)
    3. All Time World's Best One Club Goal Scorer (2022)
    4. Best Player in Conmebol of the decade (2011-2020) (2020)
    5. World's Best Playmaker (2015)
    6. World's Best Playmaker (2016)
    7. World's Best Playmaker (2017)
    8. World's Best Playmaker (2019)
    9. World's Best Playmaker (2022)
    10. World's best playmaker of the decade (2011-2020) (2021)
    11. World's best national goal scorer of the decade (2011-2020) (2021)
    12. World's Best Top Division Goal Scorer (2012)
    13. World's Best Top Division Goal Scorer (2013)
    14. World's Best Top Division Goal Scorer (2017)
    15. World's Best Top Division Goal Scorer (2018)
    16. World's Best Top Goal Scorer (2011)
    17. World's Best Top Goal Scorer (2012)
    18. World's Best Top Goal Scorer (2022)
    19. Best Player in Conmebol of the year (2020)
    20. Best Player in Conmebol of the year (2021)
    21. World's Best Football Men Left Winger (2020)
    1. World's best national goal scorer of XXI Century (2001-2020) (2021)
    2. World's Best Top Division Goal Scorer (2014)
    3. World's Best Top Division Goal Scorer (2015)
    4. World's Best Top Division Goal Scorer (2020)
    5. World's Best Top Goal Scorer (2013)
    6. World's Best Top Goal Scorer (2014)
    7. World's Best Top Goal Scorer (2016)
    8. World's Best Top Goal Scorer (2017)
    9. World's Best Top Goal Scorer (2019)
    10. World's best top goal scorer of the decade (2011-2020) (2021)
    11. World's best top goal scorer of XXI Century (2001-2020) (2021)
    12. Best Player in UEFA of the decade (2011-2020) (2020)
    13. World's Best Football Men Right Winger (2020)

    Best goal awards

    Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
    2015
    2016
    2019
    2018
    2020
    2009
    1. UEFA.com Goal of the Season (2015)
    2. UEFA.com Goal of the Season (2016)
    3. UEFA.com Goal of the Season (2019)
    1. UEFA.com Goal of the Season (2018)
    2. UEFA.com Goal of the Season (2020)
    3. FIFA Puskás Award (2009)

    Records and special awards

    Lionel MessiCristiano Ronaldo
    1. Player with the most assists in 21st century
    2. Player with the most assists in El Clásico
    3. Player with the most goals in one year (91 in 2012)
    4. Player with the most goals in La Liga (474)
    5. Player with the most goals for one club of all time (672)
    6. Player with the most goals in South American National Teams
    7. Player with the most goals in El Clásico (Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona)
    8. Player with the most goals for Argentina
    9. Player with the most goals for FC Barcelona (672)
    10. Player with the most goal involvements in one year (113 - 91G + 22A)
    11. Player with the most goal involvements in one season (115 - 82G + 33A)
    12. Player with the most goal involvements in 21st century
    13. Player with the most goal involvements in Copa America (28 - 13G + 15A)
    14. Player with the most consecutive games scoring goals in La Liga (21)
    15. Player with the most Player Of The Match awards in Copa America (13)
    16. Player with the most Player Of The Match awards in World Cups (11)
    17. Player with the most top goalscorer awards in top leagues (8)
    18. South American player with the most goals of all time
    19. Only player with 4 Player Of the Tournament awards with National Teams
    20. First athlete from a team sport to win the L'Equipe Champion des Champions twice
    21. First athlete from a team sport to win a Laureus award
    22. First soccer player and first athlete from outside the US to win the Sporting News Athlete of the Year
    23. Only player (with Di María) to win the 5 major tournaments with his team: U-20 World Cup, Olympic Gold, Copa América, Euro-American Cup and World Cup
    1. Player with the most goals in history for clubs
    2. Player with the most goals in history for national teams
    3. Player with the most goals in history, according to FIFA
    4. Player with the most goals in Champions League
    5. Player with the most goals in Champions League knockout stages
    6. Player with the most goals in european club competitions (UEFA)
    7. Player with the most goals in UEFA Euro qualifiers
    8. Player with the most goals in UEFA Euro
    9. Player with the most goals for Portugal
    10. Player with the most goals for Real Madrid (451)
    11. Player with the most goals in one season in Champions League (17)
    12. FIFA The Best Special Award
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