Cristiano Ronaldo’s ambition: retire with more Ballon d’Or than Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Manchester United 12 years later.

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The countdown began for the delivery of the 2021 Ballon d’Or and Lionel messi is shaping up to win his seventh magazine trophy France Football. If the Argentine is awarded it, he will take two advantage of Cristiano Ronaldo in personal struggle.

Robert Lewandowski, Karim Benzema or Jorginho are other strong candidates to win the award, in which this time there is no CR7 among the favorites. The ceremony will take place on Monday, November 29 at the Théâtre du Châtelet theater in Paris.

Pascal Ferré, editor-in-chief of France Footballstated in Mark that the winner of the award does not know yet and also said that Cristiano Ronaldo is practically obsessed with being above Messi before retiring.

“We are very careful. The winner of the Ballon d’Or is a big secret. I don’t think there is a comparable situation in sport (…) Luka Modric cried like a child when I called him ”, he declared.

The fight to be the maximum winner of the Ballon d’Or in history will continue and CR7 does not want to be left with only five. “Ronaldo only has one ambition and that is to retire with more Ballon d’Or than Messi and I know it because he told me so”, Hill.

Nominees for the 2021 Ballon d’Or

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea, Spain)

Nicolò Barella (Inter, Italy)

Karim Benzema (Real Madrid, France)

Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus, Italy)

Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus, Italy)

Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, Portugal)

Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City, Belgium)

Rúben Dias (Manchester City, Portugal)

Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris Saint-Germain, Italy)

Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United, Portugal)

Phil Foden (Manchester City, England)

Erling Haaland (Dortmund, Norway)

Jorginho (Chelsea, Italy)

Harry Kane (Tottenham, England)

N’Golo Kanté (Chelsea, France)

Simon Kjaer (Milan, Denmark)

Lautaro Martínez (Inter, Argentina)

Robert Lewandowski (Bayern, Poland)

Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea, Belgium)

Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City, Algeria)

Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint-Germain, France)

Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain, Argentina)

Luka Modrić (Real Madrid, Croatia)

Gerard Moreno (Villarreal, Spain)

Mason Mount (Chelsea, England)

Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain, Brazil)

Pedri (Barcelona, ​​Spain)

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, Egypt)

Raheem Sterling (Manchester City, England)

Luis Suárez (Atlético, Uruguay).

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