Ronaldo de Lima seems to have backed Portuguese and Real Madrid star to win this year Ballon d’Or ahead of Lionel Messi.
Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo are top favourite to win the Ballon d’Or while everybody seems to forget other players who are also nominated along side this two stars.
Cristiano Ronaldo will be looking forward to clinch the fourth Ballon d’Or after having scored 51 goals for Madrid in all competitions last season,and also seeing Portugal wining the 2016 European competition.
And former Brazilian striker Ronaldo believes Cristiano Ronaldo has what it takes to clinch the award,with his superb achievement this year.
He told Claro Sports, “This year, if I have to choose, I’d pick Cristiano Ronaldo over Lionel Messi for the Ballon d’Or because of what he’s won.”
De lima added,“It’d be best if Cristiano Ronaldo retired at Real Madrid and then worked at the club.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s form this season is below par has his been criticized having scored just seven goals both champions league and the league,
Still De lima insist “I don’t think he’s going through a tough spell.”