Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Congratulations to Critiano Ronaldo for winning this year's World player of the year!

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Yes, this year, Portuguese player Cristiano Ronaldo decided to take back what has been in Lionel Messi’s possession for the past, well 4 years,- the Barcelona FC player  has won the award for an unprecedented fourth consecutive time, however, Real Madrid’s Ronaldo changed the story this year by winning the 2014  Ballon d Or.

This year’s winner had quite a spectacular year, Cristiano Ronaldo who won the award back in 2008 scored a total Ronaldo scored 69 goals for Real Madrid and Portugal last year, and his stunning hat trick against Sweden in a decisive World Cup playoff was perhaps the defining individual performance.
In his humble acceptance speech which the the 29-year-old player sobbing in tears after accepting the trophy with his young son who is named after the player, he said: "There are no words to describe this moment,"

It was indeed a tight race, however, Ronaldo beat Barcelona's Messi and France winger Franck Ribery, who helped Champions League winner Bayern Munich to a sweep of major titles last season. Ronaldo received 1,365 points, Messi had 1,205 and Ribery got 1,127.