Fifa Ballon d'Or: Lionel Messi wears a red suit, Cristiano Ronaldo in tears and WAGs including Antonella Roccuzzo and Irina Shayk

The best images from the awards ceremony

Tuesday 14 January 2014 13:12 GMT
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'That' suit again
'That' suit again

Cristiano Ronaldo may have picked up the Fifa Ballon d'Or - but there were so many more talking points from the awards ceremony in Zurich.

Chief among them was Lionel Messi's suit. While most opted for monochrome options, the Barcelona player instead chose to wear a shiny red number that wouldn't have looked out of place on Strictly Come Dancing.

It was also a night for the WAGs. The girlfriends of Messi and Ronaldo, Antonella Roccuzzo and Irina Shayk were chief among them. The Brazilian host of the World Cup 2014 draw, Fernanda Lima, also returned.

Ruud Gullit was there as well, and Pele, and Roy Hodgson, and Sepp Blatter, and the 'original' Ronaldo. Basically, it was a big night in the football calender.

So here, we bring you some of the best images of the evening.

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