Who Is The Youngest Player To Win Ballon d'Or?
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Football is the most popular game in the world, as it attracts fans all over the continents to watch their favourite players and teams.
Football has united the World mostly during the World Cup in which every continent is represented. In severals continents of the World,football leagues are organised yearly like in Europe Africa,Asia,Oceania, South and North America but Europe has being a place were football emanated.
Most importantly the continent of Europe has being in the fore front of producing the best teams in the world.
Sometimes as some countries have produce their best team they are also players who have perform exceptional well and they have being accorded with the prestigious Ballon d'Or trophy -most prestigious individual awards.
Meet the youngest player in the World to have won the award while playing with Italian side inter Milan.
Meet the youngest Ballon d'Or recipient.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Ronaldo Luis Nazario De Lima was born 18 September, 1976.Commonly known as Ronaldo , is a Brazilian owner and president of La Liga club Real Valladolid and a retired professional footballer who played as a striker, he is the youngest who win the ballon d'or in 1997, he offered memorable moments of play and goals.His magic with the ball will always be remembered by Madrid’s fans.
Ronaldo Nazario won the first of two Ballon d'Ors in his glittering career.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. 9 had joined Inter Milan from Barcelona in a then-world record fee just a few months prior and scooped the award by an absolute landslide - garnering a whopping 222 points, 154 more than runner-up Predrag Mijatović of Atletico Madrid and 159 more than his future teammate Zinedine Zidane.
Ronaldo, having only recently turned 21, became the youngest ever winner of the coveted award and the record is still yet to be beaten.
He broke the world transfer record twice before his 21st birthday.
Based on currency fluctuation, he'd be the most expensive player in history at €433m.
On this day in 1997, Ronaldo became the youngest-ever recipient of the Ballon d'Or, a record that still stand.
On this day in 1997, Ronaldo won the first of two Ballons d'Or :trophy.
Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or aged just 21 years old.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. The legendary Brazilian scored a silly 47 goals in 49 games in the 1996/97 season for Barcelona before departing to Inter for €28 million and went on to claim his second Ballon d'Or five years later when he returned to Spain with Real Madrid.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. At club level, O Fenomeno scored 352 goals, as well as bagging 62 in 98 for the Selecao - who he won the World Cup with in 2002
Neymar may be the most expensive player in football history at present after his €222 million (£196 million) transfer to PSG, but if you take inflation into account, it's the Brazilian sensation that came before him who is at the top of the pile.
A study from Play Ratings uncovered that, with fluctuating currency being considered, Ronaldo's big-money move from Barcelona to Inter Milan would be worth a staggering €433 million in the current market.
Ronaldo remain the youngest player ever to win the coveted at age 21 ,a record no one beaten till date in the history of football.