FIFA Ballon d'Or

Ronaldo honoured by Ballon d'Or nod

November 30, 2012
By ESPN staff
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo says it is "an honour" to be a candidate for this year's FIFA Ballon d'Or award alongside Barcelona rivals Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta.

• World XI shortlist of 55

Ronaldo was part of the initial 23-man list for the prize, which was cut down to the three La Liga players on Thursday evening.

After scoring 46 goals in 38 matches to help Madrid claim the La Liga title, Ronaldo says he is delighted to be in the running for ...

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