During an interview on the UK channel ITV, Cristiano Ronaldo acknowledged that Lionel Messi should logically win the Golden Ball this year. A confession of helplessness?
This is rare enough to point out but Cristiano Ronaldo has to assume his arrogance, he knows how to recognize the defeat, competitor he is. On the sidelines of the documentary’s release on his life, the Real Madrid striker promotes all over Europe and responds to the interviews without veiling his face. Recently, it was to the British channel ITV that he gave an interview, during which he entrusted himself to his rivalry with Messi, and the next Golden Ball. and CR7 made a rather surprising statement since he recognises that this year, the Pulga has a time ahead of him to glean the famous sesame: “Honestly, I think Messi will win the Golden Ball this year because it is the votes that decide everything.” “You win competitions, you win the Champions League and you win La Liga …”
Aware that he has achieved his best season on the statistical level, the lack of collective trophies will weigh light in the balance against his Catalan rival. On January 11th, Cristiano Ronaldo will be ready to see Lionel Messi win his fifth gold ball when he only has three. However, he remains optimistic and thinks he can win the coming seasons. Moreover, he is already preparing: “As far as I am concerned, I am still young and I still think I have the opportunity to win it in the future.” “I still have 6 or 7 years to play and I can win collective titles, which will allow me to win the individual trophies.” One thing is for sure, Cristiano Ronaldo could be jealous of Messi and his golden balloons still a long time … Will Lionel Messi win the Golden Ball this year?