Top 10 footballers with most individual trophies

Top 10 footballers with most individual trophies
Top 10 footballers with most individual trophies

Here are the footballers with most individual trophies in career

Even though football is a team sport, individual awards still matter. Awards like Ballon d’Or and FIFA The Best are still the most prestigious of all.

So let’s take a look at the ten footballers with most individual awards in world football.

Most individual trophies

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo – With 13 awards to his name, Ronaldo is the player with most individual awards in world football.
Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to achieve this historical record
Cristiano Ronaldo

Ballon d’Or (5): 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017

FIFA World Player of the Year: 2008

The Best FIFA Men’s Player (2): 2016, 2017

European Golden Boot (4): 2007-08, 2010-11, 2013-14, 2014-15

FIFA Puskas Award: 2009

  1. Lionel Messi – Messi is the combination intelligence, technical brilliance, crazy dribbling skills and a vision to behold. Leo messi has won 12 awards since his career started.
Lionel Messi wins record sixth Ballon d'Or
Lionel Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or

Ballon d’Or (6): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2018

FIFA World Player of the Year: 2009

European Golden Boot (5): 2009-10, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2016-17, 2017-18

  1. Ronaldo Nazario – With his technique, dribbling, and clinical finishing, Ronaldo won 6 individual awards in his career.
Ronaldo Nazario apologized to all the mothers for his haircut
Ronaldo Nazario

Ballon d’Or (2): 1997, 2002

FIFA World Player of the Year (3): 1996, 1997, 2002

European Golden Boot: 1996-97

  1. Marco van Basten – At fourth, we have Marco van Basten who won 5 individual awards.
Marco van Basten and Ruud Gullit -
Marco van Basten and Ruud Gullit

Ballon d’Or (3): 1988, 1989, 1992

FIFA World Player of the Year: 1992

European Golden Boot: 1985-86

  1. Zinedine Zidane – With four individual awards to his name, Zinedine Zidane comes at the fourth place.
Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Zidane

Ballon d’Or: 1998

FIFA World Player of the Year (3): 1998, 2000, 2003

  1. Johan Cruyff – Dutch Legend Johan Cruyff occupies the sixth place. He won 3 individual awards in his career.
Johan Cruyff
Johan Cruyff

Ballon d’Or (3): 1971, 1973, 1974

  1. Michel Platini – At seventh, we have former UEFA President and French footballer, Michel Platini. He won 3 individual awards in his career.
Michel Platini
Michel Platini

Ballon d’Or (3): 1983, 1984, 1985

  1. Eusebio – In at eight is Eusebio, also known as Black Panther. He won 3 individual awards in his career.
Eusebio
Eusebio

Ballon d’Or: 1965

European Golden Boot (2): 1967-68, 1972-73

  1. Gerd Muller – FC Bayern Munich and German legend Gerd Muller comes at ninth. He won 3 individual awards in his career.
Gerd Muller
Gerd Muller

Ballon d’Or: 1970

European Golden Boot (2): 1969-70, 1971-72

  1. Ronaldinho – The ex-Barcelona star and Brazil legend Ronaldinho closes the top 10. He also won 3 individual awards in his career.
Ronaldinho
Ronaldinho

Ballon d’Or: 2005

FIFA World Player of the Year (2): 2004, 2005