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CR7- I Deserve This Year Ballon d’Or
Juventus attacker Cristiano Ronaldo says he deserves to win the Ballon d’Or for a record sixth time, over rivals including World Cup winners Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe, former Madrid teammate Luka Modric and long time rival Lionel Messi.
Ronaldo helped fire Real Madrid to a third consecutive Champions League crown, leading the goalscorer chats before joining Juventus and he is in no doubt he should win the Ballon d’Or for a record-breaking sixth time.
“I said many times, winning a sixth Ballon d’Or is not an obsession,” Ronaldo said in a France Football interview . “And I do not ask the question in these terms.
“I already know, in my heart, that I am one of the best players in history. Of course, I want to win, this sixth Ballon d’Or!
“It would be a lie to tell you the opposite. I work for that. As I work to score goals and win games without being an obsession. The Ballon d’Or, yes, I think I deserve it.”
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