Register Login Scores


Reports: Ronaldo Expects To Beat Messi To Ballon d'Or

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo seems to believe he has done enough to beat Lionel Messi to this year's Ballon d'Or after singing a Ballon d'Or chant during his side's UEFA Champions League celebrations.

Read: Ronaldo Overtakes Messi In UCL Golden Shoe Race

The Portuguese netted a brace in the UCL final on Saturday, helping Los Blancos beat Juventus 4-1 to get their hands on the trophy a 12th time.

With his two goals, he also overtook Messi in the Champions League Golden Boot race, beating the Argentine with his 12 strikes to the Albiceleste captain's 11.

It was Ronaldo's fourth Champions League title, as many as Messi, but the Portuguese actually played in all his finals, while the Argentine was not part of the matchday squad of his first triumph in 2006.

Widespread reports suggest that the Portugal captain is now the favourite to lift the 2017 Ballon d'Or award, which would see him equal Messi's tally, and during his club's UCL celebrations at the Santiago Bernabeu, he could not resist singing a Ballon d'Or chant.

The 32-year-old grabbed a microphone and made a speech to thank the fans, but the Los Blancos faithful interrupted him and starting chanting "Cristiano, Ballon d'Or", as reported by the Daily Star.

Ronaldo then echoed the fans' chanting before his teammates also joined in.

Click on this link if you want to WIN a Real Madrid and Nivea Men hamper. #NiveaMenRM

It was a great end to the 2016/17 season for the Portuguese, who netted 16 goals in his last 10 games in all competitions, while his second goal in the final against Juventus was also the 600th of his senior career.

Do you think Ronaldo will claim the 2017 Ballon d'Or crown? Have your say in the comments section below.


9 Africans Who've Lost UCL Finals & Never Won It


Top 5

Inside Chiefs - How Amakhosi Make Dreams Come True...

3 Feb 21, 2020 01:03 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid Players In Europe Revealed

12 Feb 11, 2020 07:14 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

What FIFA Says About The Yellow Card Saga…

157 Feb 21, 2020 02:36 PM in PSL

Man City Could Be Relegated To League Two

49 Feb 17, 2020 06:28 PM in English Premier League

10 Players Missing For Nedbank Last 16

6 Feb 21, 2020 09:01 AM in Nedbank Cup

Philosophical Rhulani Stuns As He Poses Alongside R6 Million Ride

9 Feb 21, 2020 02:12 PM in Show Me The Money

4 Pipes Only: Did You See Mathoho’s Yellow Luxury Ride Squad?

1 Feb 19, 2020 08:00 AM in Stars & Their Cars

10 Images Of Teko’s Stunning New R3 Million Bentley

4 Feb 21, 2020 03:50 PM in Show Me The Money

Reports: Real & PSG Pushed UEFA To Ban Man City

18 Feb 19, 2020 09:30 AM in UEFA Champions League

What FIFA Says About The Yellow Card Saga…

157 Feb 21, 2020 02:36 PM in PSL

A Plea To Pirates About Jele…

8 Feb 21, 2020 07:50 AM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

28 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

Khanye Confident Of A Return To Top-Flight

12 Feb 21, 2020 12:14 PM in PSL

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

29 Nov 03, 2019 10:21 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Sundowns Closer To Top 5 In Africa

21 Feb 21, 2020 10:39 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns