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2014 Ballon d'Or Results

The Ballon d'Or award is an annual football award for the best international player from the previous year. Between 2010 and 2015 the Ballon d'Or and the FIFA Player of the Year awards were merged to create the FIFA Ballon d'Or.

Below are the nominees in the final order after voting for the 2014 award. The winner was Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo. This was the third of his five Ballon d'Or awards. See the list of all Ballon d'Or winners.

Final order for the men's 2014 Ballon d'Or

Order Player Club Nationality Percent
1 Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Portugal 37.66
2 Lionel Messi Barcelona Argentina 15.76
3 Manuel Neuer Bayern Munich Germany 15.72
4 Arjen Robben Bayern Munich Netherlands 7.17
5 Thomas Müller Bayern Munich Germany 5.42
6 Philipp Lahm Bayern Munich Germany 2.90
7 Neymar Barcelona Brazil 2.21
8 James Rodríguez Monaco /  Real Madrid Colombia 1.47
9 Toni Kroos Bayern Munich /  Real Madrid Germany 1.43
10 Ángel Di María Real Madrid /  Manchester United Argentina 1.29
11 Diego Costa Atlético Madrid /  Chelsea Spain 1.02
12 Gareth Bale Real Madrid Wales 1.00
13 Zlatan Ibrahimović Paris Saint-Germain Sweden 1.00
14 Yaya Touré Manchester City Ivory Coast 0.86
15 Mario Götze Bayern Munich Germany 0.84
16 Karim Benzema Real Madrid France 0.75
17 Andrés Iniesta Barcelona Spain 0.67
18 Bastian Schweinsteiger Bayern Munich Germany 0.57
19 Javier Mascherano Barcelona Argentina 0.55
20 Thibaut Courtois Atlético Madrid / Chelsea Belgium 0.51
21 David Luiz Chelsea Brazil 0.47
22 Paul Pogba Juventus France 0.40
23 Sergio Ramos Real Madrid Spain 0.33

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