Cristiano Ronaldo won his fifth Ballon d’ Or in his career in Paris on Thursday evening. The Portuguese superstar of Real Madrid won the individual prize earlier in 2008,2013,2014 and 2016 and in his thanks he said fine words about for Neymar, among others, who finished third in the election.
“I am very happy, it’s a fantastic moment in my career”, Ronaldo started his speech,”I waited a long time for this. It has been a great year. We won the Champions League and the Spanish country title and I was the top scorer in the Champions League. At such elections it helps if you win prizes with your club. I must thank my teammates from Real Madrid and the Portuguese team, they have been very important to me”.
Ronaldo ended in the election for Lionel Messi of Barcelona and Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain,”I want to be competitive at the highest level. Messi does his best for his team and I do my best for Real Madrid”, says the left outside. Ronaldo closes Neymar to a successful future,”he can win the Ballon d’ Or in the future. For one reason he ended third, after Messi and myself.
Does Neymar win the balloon d’ Or within five years?