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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo – Human After All

Posted on 14 Jan, 2014, by in Soccer

Whether Cristiano Ronaldo deserved to win the Ballon d’Or for 2013 or not is besides the point. He has and that’s over. The issue now is that in a world with so many bigger, more important achievements to be had, this golden football he has been waiting so long for has made him cry and look more human than ever before. More

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Ballon d’Or Winner, Not Messi or Ribery

Posted on 13 Jan, 2014, by in Soccer

As expected, Cristiano Ronaldo is the 2013 Ballon d’Or winner, finishing ahead of Franck Ribery and Lionel Messi in the voting for FIFA’s most prestigious individual award, given to him for a fantastic individual season with Real Madrid and Portugal, even though he didn’t win a single team title. More

Cristiano Ronaldo, Pele

Ballon d’Or – Cristiano Ronaldo Going Because He Knows He’ll Win

Posted on 7 Jan, 2014, by in Soccer

It turns out Cristiano Ronaldo is bigger than the actual game of football, because he’s actually agreed to attend the FIFA annual gala, where the Ballon d’Or award will be presented, probably to him. More

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Cristiano Ronaldo Winning the Ballon d’Or Will Make the Award Even More Meaningless

Posted on 30 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

How important is the Ballon d’Or, really? Cristiano Ronaldo cares so much about it only because he always gets to stand on the podium while Lionel Messi gets to hold the trophy and smile to the cameras. However, no player is remembered to his greatness is measured by how many times he picked up these awards. More

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Cristiano Ronaldo Really Wants the Ballon d’Or, So Give It To Him

Posted on 11 Dec, 2013, by in Soccer

There will be no rest and peace of mind for Cristiano Ronaldo until he knows he’s finally outdone Lionel Messi in an awards ceremony. For all that he’s done this past year, he might finally have the edge over his “rival”, and his most recent goal scoring spree for Real Madrid will be the clincher in his campaign to win the Ballon d’Or. More

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Doesn’t Need Awards, He Knows He’s the Best

Posted on 28 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

The joint top scorer in the Champions League this season along with Cristiano Ronaldo isn’t going to be enough to propel Zlatan Ibrahimovic when it comes to the Ballon d’Or voting, but the Swedish phenom, leading PSG to the next round in the Champions League and probably another Ligue 1 championship, doesn’t really care about awards. Why should he when he already knows he’s the best footballer in the world? More

Franck Ribery

Bayern Munich – Franck Ribery Really Wants to Win the Ballon d’Or

Posted on 26 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

Knowing that his individual statistics aren’t that impressive when compared to Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, Franck Ribery is trying to campaign his way to the Ballon d’Or, hoping that combining Bayern Munich’s success over the last year and his aggressive approach to the subject will eventually win over the voters. More

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi on Cristiano Ronaldo and Teams Trying to Sign Him

Posted on 25 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

It seems that being out injured gives Lionel Messi some time to hand out interviews, and in them he talks about Cristiano Ronaldo, saying there’s nothing surprising about the Real Madrid star being in such fantastic form. He also mentions it’s quite flattering to be on the target list for so many clubs. More

Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho vs Cristiano Ronaldo – No Feud After All

Posted on 13 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

Things ended badly for Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid, and that included Cristiano Ronaldo not standing the sight of the Portuguese manager by the time it was all over. However, in a recent interview given by the ‘special one,’ there aren’t that many hard feelings left between the two. More

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Cristiano Ronaldo – The Best Form Of His Career

Posted on 10 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

There’s a fire burning in Cristiano Ronaldo. Maybe it’s designed to lead Real Madrid forward, to a champions or even the Champions League trophy. Maybe it’s about himself – his goals, a Pichichi trophy, the Ballon d’Or, and proving that he’s better than Lionel Messi, once and for all. More