Cristiano Ronaldo has hailed himself as "the best player in history" following his historic fifth Ballon d'Or win on Thursday.
Speaking to France Football after his win, the Real Madrid striker reflected on his momentous victory.
The four-time Champions League-winner was emphatic in declaring himself the greatest player in history.
"I don't see anyone better than me," he said. "No player does things I cannot do myself but I see things others can't do.
" There's no more complete player than me."
"I’m the best player in history — in the good and the bad moments."
The 32-year-old has now won the much-coveted award five times - the same number as arch-rival, Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, to see the pair dominate the last decade of the competition.
Clearly bolstered by his win, Ronaldo, who was congratulated on his win by the likes of Brazil great Pele, was clearly in no doubt himself over his own brilliance.
With Ronaldo having drawn level on five Ballons d'Or with Messi, he has clearly felt emboldened to talk openly about his own greatness.
However, Messi may well have something to say about the conclusions his rival has now reached...