Ronaldo, who also won the FIFA Men's Player of the Year award in October, added the 2017 Ballon d'Or to his previous wins in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016.
Harry Kane's 13 goals in 12 games this season has sparked rumours he could be the latest star to swap Spurs for Spain following in the footsteps of Luka Modric and Gareth Bale.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insists he cannot imagine "Spain without Catalonia nor La Liga without Barcelona" but has admitted concern at the political crisis sweeping Spain amid Catalonia's drive for independence.
La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo 'delighted' to be staying at Real Madrid, says club president Florentino Perez
Cristiano Ronaldo, hounded by allegations of tax evasion, has been heavily critical of the probe into him, leading to rumours that he might seek to quit Spain.
Here's the rundown on why buyout clauses are so common for players based in Spain and how buying clubs can go about activating them.
Ronaldo has dominated headlines over the close season with Spanish and Portuguese media suggesting that the four-time Ballon d'Or winner wants to leave the European champions.
Spanish authorities accuse Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo of evading € 14.7 million (Rs 105 crores approx.) in tax and he has been summoned to appear in court next month in Madrid.
Cristiano Ronaldo summoned to court over tax evasion allegations, Jose Mourinho accused of similar offences
Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are clients of football super-agent Jorge Mendes, who has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon on June 27.
Transfer window: Cristiano Ronaldo to reportedly stay at Real Madrid, Chelsea to extend Antonio Conte's contract
Ronaldo, Aubameyang, Salah and more in today's Transfer Window news.
Florentino Perez's first task after being reelected unopposed as Real Madrid president on Monday will be to appease superstar Cristiano Ronaldo amid speculation the four-time world player of the year wants to leave.
Perez first became Real president in 2000, seeing off incumbent Lorenzo Sanz by promising to lure winger Luis Figo from bitter rivals Barcelona.
Real Madrid are fresh from winning a first Spanish title since 2012 to go with a third Champions League in four seasons.
Thousands of delirious Real Madrid fans called for Cristiano Ronaldo to win a fifth Ballon d'Or on Sunday as the Spanish giants paraded the Champions League trophy for a record 12th time.
Zinedine Zidane has made the transition to management so smoothly that he has already eclipsed some of the game's most hallowed names just 17 months into his spell as Real Madrid boss.
Champions League final: Real Madrid vs Juventus battle will also be clash of contrasting business models
On one side, one of the world's most powerful clubs and the reigning champions, Real Madrid. On the other, Juventus, a club without the same financial means, yet.
Premier League: Jose Mourinho hopes Real Madrid won't try underhand efforts to tempt David de Gea away
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes his close friendship with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez will prevent any underhand efforts to tempt goalkeeper David de Gea to the Bernabeu.
Real Madrid have sacked many high-profile and heavily experienced coaches, but Zinedine Zidane has made the move into senior management look serene.
Coming from humble beginnings, Jorge Mendes now operates in the top of the hyper-moneyed world inhabited by top sportsmen as agent to the stars.
Florentino Perez believes Zinedine Zidane's success at Real Madrid was guaranteed by the Frenchman's "love story" with the Spanish giants.
Cristiano Ronaldo signalled his intention to keep playing for 10 more years after rounding off a "dream year" by signing a new 5-year contract.