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The top 3 clubs with the most Ballon d’Or winners

It's no more news that the 2019 Ballon d'Or ceremony is set to hold in a few hours from now, where the winner of the prestigious award for the year will be showcased to the footballing world. The likes of Liverpool's Virgil Van Dijk, Barcelona's Lionel Messi, Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, and Liverpool's Mohammed Salah are in the running for the award this year. However, while the Liverpool duo that has been aforementioned here are yet to win the award, it must be noted that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have 5 each. As the event draws closer, here are the top 3 European clubs that have the most Ballon d'Or Winners. The list is arranged from lowest to highest. Reference was made from the Statesman. GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY Live Football Streaming Ove...
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Tim Cahill: Ronaldo should win the Ballon d’Or over Messi

Tim Cahill has thrown his weight fully behind Cristiano Ronaldo to come out tops over Lionel Messi in this year's Ballon d'Or awards. Messi appears to be in the lead with regards to winning the coveted individual award for the sixth time. However, Cahill opted for Ronaldo due to how he eased into life in the Serie A after leaving Real Madrid last summer. In a chat with Alkass Sport (h/t Goal's Josh Thomas), Cahill said: "The reason why I say Ronaldo, I know people won't agree, is because of what he's done in Juventus. READ: https://footiehound.com/chelsea-arsenal-to-return-over-6000-europa-league-final-tickets-to-uefa/ "He left Real Madrid, went there and had such a massive impact on another league. I've never seen another player do it at Man United, Ma...
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Report – Modric to win Ballon d’Or ahead of Ronaldo

According to Spanish radio station Onda Cero, Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo will lose the Ballon d'Or award to former teammate and Madrid star Luka Modric. The report stated that Modric will add the Ballon d'Or to his FIFA Men's Player award on December 3. It added that Ronaldo and Antonie Griezmann will be the players to join the Croatia international on the podium as opposed to the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Raphael Varane that was widely speculated. READ: Salihamidzic – Bayern have not thought of replacing Kovac Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or 5 times in his career and has insisted that he deserves the award in a recent interview. His manager, Max Allegri also supported his claim. It is believed that Ronaldo's departure from Real Madrid to Juventus will cou...
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Allegri – Ronaldo deserves the Ballon d’Or

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo deserves the Ballon d'Or although there are speculations that he's absent from the final three-man shortlist. Ronaldo has emerged as the winner of the award for the past two years. The Portuguese also played his part in Real Madrid's triumph last season and also impressed in the Russia 2018 World Cup. READ: Premier League Matchday 13 – Tricky ties for top five Meanwhile, a report from Tuttosport has claimed that the Portuguese star is not present on the final three-man list for the Ballon d'Or, and suggested the final three as Raphael Varane, Luka Modric, and Kylian Mbappe. Allegri does not agree with the report as he pointed out that his star man has done enough to earn the award once again. Allegri said...