Twitter reacts to Ronaldo win

Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d-Or for the fourth time on Monday night and as usual with all big events people took to social media to express delight or disappointment in equal measure. We take a look at some of the best reaction.

With the win, Ronaldo is now only one win behind his long-time rival Leo Messi.

The player himself thanked his club and country after helping both to major trophies.

His fourth Ballon d’Or win also drew praise from his clubs — past and present.

UEFA also expressed its congratulations after another record-breaking year for the Portuguese legend.

The numbers told a great story:

Some pondered what it would be like without the Messi-Ronaldo rivalry:

Many favoured Lionel Messi.

And some fans considered Luiz Suarez unlucky:

While some fans went a little too far:

Who was your tip for the Ballon d’Or? Leave your pick in the comments.