The Argentine star triumphed in front of Robert Lewndowski in the ceremony held on Monday night in Paris.
But, the German midfielder has another favorite and according to him – Karim Benzema deserved to win the biggest individual award.
“Why didn’t Benzema win the Golden Ball? What is missing in the election is the first place. Leo did not deserve It has not played for five months!
“There is no doubt that together with Cristiano, he has been the best player of the last decade, but this year it should have been the others,” said Kroos.
Benzema in the ranking managed to position fourth, while Ronaldo took sixth place