Spanish Paper Talk: Reaction To Cristiano Ronaldo Winning Ballon d’Or

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Messi discusses future, again hints that he could leave Barcelona…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo wins the third Ballon d’Or of his career.


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– He kissed…he cried….and shouted!

– No argument, a third Ballon d’Or for Cristiano. The Madrid player got more votes (37.66%) than Messi (15.76%) and Neuer (15.72%) put together.

– Lionel Messi: “I don’t know where I’ll be next year”. The star qualified his words, but Barca tremble again with the declaration over his future.

– James, best goal of the year. Five La Liga players in FIFA’s ideal XI.

– Djukic’s men climb out of the relegation places.


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– Messi gives his word.

– “I will continue at Barca next year. I want to win trophies and I have the ability to do that”.

– Cristiano, Ballon d’Or: “Now I’m after Leo”.

– Blatter offers his hand: “The Barca case has a solution”.

– Contact with the former “Dream Team” player.

– Bakero earns support as Zubi’s replacement.


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– Cristiano Ronaldo wins the Ballon d’Or.

– Messi 4 Ronaldo 3. CR7 comes first followed by Messi and Neuer with Neymar seventh.

– Leo insists in Zurich that he wants to continue at Barca and win trophies.

– Lionel voted for Sabella, Guardiola and Mou as best coaches.

– Del Bosque and Casillas gave points to the Portuguese and overlooked the Blaugrana player.

– Iniesta and Messi among those chosen for the year’s ideal XI.

– Trident + team, the secret of being on a high.

– Espanyol-Valencia: they have faith the comeback is possible.

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