Today, Cristiano Ronaldo has won his second consecutive and his fifth Ballon d’Or overall in his prestigious career. Its his For those who don’t know, the Ballon d’Or is similar to a MVP trophy, but its for the top European leagues. Ronaldo ties Lionel Messi with five total Ballon d’Or awards.
Atletico Madrid was stunned, shocked, and flat out embarrassed as they have been eliminated from champions league play in the group stage (first round). They recently made the champions league final in 2014 and 2016. This is the first time they have been knocked out in the group stage since the 2009-10 season, where they found themselves in the europa league and eventually won the competition. We saw Manchester United (England), FC Basel (Switzerland), PSG (France), Bayarn Munich (Germany), AS Roma. (Italy), Chelsea (England), FC Barcelona (Spain), and Juventus (Italy) all advance to the next round. Eight more games tomorrow 12/6/18 to find out who else advances.