While he violently attacked France Football and its editor, Pascal Ferré, Cristiano Ronaldo has indeed explained, in the past, wanting to win more Ballon d’Or than Lionel Messi.
Lionel messi made the break. Thanks to his seventh coronation announced on Monday, the Argentine now has two Ballons d’Or more than Cristiano Ronaldo, his eternal rival. A situation inevitably difficult to live for the Portuguese. “Ronaldo has only one ambition, it is to retire with more Golden Balls than Messi. I know because he told me “, moreover confided, Sunday, Pascal Ferré, the editor-in-chief of France Football, organizer of the Ballon d’Or.
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These remarks angered the Mancunien, who did not hesitate to publish an inflammatory message on social networks, a few hours before the ceremony on Monday, to attack France Football and his boss. ” Pascal Ferré lied, he used my name to promote himself and promote his newspaper. It is unacceptable that the person in charge of such a prestigious trophy could lie like this, with an absolute disrespect for someone who has always respected France Football and the Ballon d’Or “, Wrote the five-time winner of the trophy, specifying that” the greatest ambition “Of his career is” win national and international titles “For its clubs and its national team in addition to being” a good example for all those who are or want to be professional footballers. “
In 2019, in an interview with Piers Morgan, for the program Good Morning Britain, Cristiano Ronaldo had clearly displayed his ambitions when the famous English journalist asked him in which areas he wanted to end his career as number one. “The Golden Balls for example, the most Golden Ball in football history, had he then launched. I would love this and think I deserve it. Messi is a fantastic guy, a fantastic player. He’s in the history of football but I think I must have six, seven or eight. I want as much as possible, to be above him. “ The words left little room for doubt …