Commenting on his triumph, Ronaldo said: "I never thought in my mind to win four times the Golden Ball, so I am so pleased and so happy.
Lionel Messi has won the Fifa Golden Ball for the best player of World Cup despite having a relatively quiet final against Germany.
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