English | دری

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or for the third time

in Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or for the third time

Real Madrid’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded with the Ballon d’Or , football player of the year, for the third time.

The Portuguese was running against Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manul Neuer.

Winning 37.66% of all votes, Ronaldo won himself the award for the second year in a row. Messi was second on 15.76%, only narrowly ahead of Neuer, who had 15.72%.

Ronaldo, who scored 52 goals in 43 games during 2014, looked emotional when collecting the award from former France, Barcelona and Arsenal striker Thierry Henry.

The 29-year-old said: “I would like to thank all of those who voted for me, my president, my coach and Real Madrid. It has been an unforgettable year. To win this trophy at the end of it is something incredibly unique.”



Related Articles

Afghan National Football Team heads to Nepal for SAFF Championship

The Afghan National Football Team left for Nepal early Wednesday to participate in the South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup

Afghanistan Through to Cricket World Cup 2015

Afghanistan is through to the Cricket World Cup in 2015 after beating Hong Kong by 7 wickets with 17 balls

Afghanistan Loses to Nepal at Asian Volleyball Championship

In the opening day of the First South Asian Invitational Men’s Volleyball Championship, Nepal won 3-2 over Afghanistan in a

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.