The 25-year-old surpassed Gerd Muller's record of 85 goals in a calendar year after hitting the back of the net 91 times, but says his busy schedule means that he cannot stop to think about his successes.
"Obviously I am very happy to win [the Ballon d'Or] again, it is the fourth one so it is a [great] joy for me, I will find a little space for the trophy at home," he told reporters.
"There is no time to stop and think about these prizes, nor to enjoy them. [Instead, I] think about the games coming up - everything comes very quickly.
"I do not compare myself or think about being the best in the world, I just try to enjoy it but there is not much time to stop and think about the things you achieve because we play every three days.
"As I always say, at the end of my career I will look back at what I have done, people will have their opinions and I will realise what my career was.
The Barcelona forward polled 41.6 per cent of the vote, with Cristiano Ronaldo finishing in second place with 23.68% and Andres Iniesta taking third spot on 10.91%.