Real Madrid star also wins the European golden shoe with Luis Suarez (joint top scorer) for netting 31 goals in league. However, Ronaldo took less games than Suarez to reach 31 goals.
Along side individual achievemnets Ronaldo made this season his best season at real madrid so far by winning Real Madrid’s 10th European title as well as Copa Del Rey.
The three finalists for the accolade will be announced on 14 August. As well as Cristiano Ronaldo, the list includes: Di Maria, Diego Costa, James Rodríguez, Lahm, Messi, Müller, Neuer, Robben and Luis Suárez.