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Ballon d’Or: Cristiano Ronaldo set to beat Lionel Messi to award

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Cristiano Ronaldo is set to win his fifth Ballon d’Or award tonight in Paris – and he will pick up the trophy at the Eiffel Tower. Ronaldo is set to go level with Lionel Messi on five Ballon d’Or awards each. The Portugal star helped Real Madrid clinch back-to-back Champions League crowns in May and also won La Liga. And despite his difficulties in ...

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Ronaldo, Messi headline Ballon d’Or shortlist

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– Ballon d’Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo and four-time winner Lionel Messi are among 23 players on FIFA’s list of contenders for this year’s award honouring the world’s top player. The list was compiled by the FIFA Football Committee with the help of French magazine France Football. It will be trimmed to a shortlist of three on Dec. 1, with the ...

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