The France Football Twitter feed first broke the news.
If Portugal or Real Madrid didn't win, I would not have won this.
| All I do is win, win, win...
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, 31, was crowned the winner of the 2016 Ballon d'Or trophy on Monday, beating Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann for the title.
The Ballon d'Or award is given to the top football players and coaches of the year.
Ronaldo took home the golden ball in 2008, 2013 and 2014.
Here are some quick statistics on Ronaldo from this year.
Soccer player Alvaro Arbelo tweeted his congrats on the "well-deserved" award.
And apparently, Nike is celebrating Ronaldo's win with a new pair of cleats.
Here are some video highlights from Ronaldo's award-winning year.