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Soccer superstar Lionel Messi attended Monday's Ballon D'Or award ceremony with an unusual wardrobe choice. Instead of the traditional black, Messi wore a suit that was bright red. You make the call: is it a good look for Messi?Messi was in the running for the Ballon D'Or award for the FIFA Player of the Year, an award he had won for the previous four years. However, this year's award was given to the deserving Cristiano Ronaldo.H/T FTW.
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Cristiano Ronaldo ended Lionel Messi’s streak of four (three since the award merged with FIFA Player of the Year) straight Ballon d’Or awards by winning the honor at the FIFA Awards in Switzerland on Monday night. Ronaldo, who finished second the past two years and won it in 2009, was extremely emotional upon winning the […]
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ZURICH — Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for 2013, ending Lionel Messi’s four-year run as the world’s best player.
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.
“There are no words to describe this moment,” said...
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Cristiano RonaldoPortuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is heavily favoured to end Lionel Messi’s four-year reign as the world’s best player at the FIFA Ballon d’Or gala on Monday.Ronaldo’s prolific tally of 69 goals for Real Madrid and Portugal seems likely to earn his second FIFA award after finishing runner-up three times in Messi’s dominating era.Franck Ribery is the...
The picture above is of Leo Messi and Ronaldo before the award was announced. The picture below is after the award was announced. Look who’s the big winner! Like Irina Shayk isn’t ENOUGH!
Thanks to TotalProSports for the pics
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or after a stunning year that saw him net an astonishing 69 goals in 59 games, ending Lionel Messi’s four-year run as the world’s best player. The Real Madrid talisman’s achievements saw him surpass Hugo Sanchez in his club’s scoring charts and equal Portugal legend Pauleta at the top of his country’s list with 47 in 109 games....
Former Ballon d’Or champion Lionel Messi says Cristiano Ronaldo deserved to win the 2013 prize in Zurich on Monday. Messi […]
Cristiano Ronaldo is heavily favored to end Lionel Messi's four-year reign as the world's best soccer player at the FIFA Ballon d'Or gala on Monday.
Ronaldo had 69 goals for Real Madrid and Portugal and seems likely to earn his second FIFA award after finishing second three times in Messi's dominating era.
Franck Ribery is the third candidate, but the Bayern Munich...
Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid and Portugal was awarded the 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or as the world's best soccer player of the past year, beating out Barcelona and Argentina's Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich and France's Franck Ribery.
As Ronaldo accepted the award, he exhaled hard. Then he cried a few tears as his young son joined him on stage. His mother cried. His...