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Mourinho: Ronaldo deserved Ballon d'Or

March 20, 2013
By ESPN staff
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho believes Cristiano Ronaldo was unfairly beaten to the 2012 Ballon d'Or crown, insisting the Portuguese winger was more "decisive" than Lionel Messi last year.

• Mourinho denies scouting Drogba

Messi, 25, claimed his fourth consecutive player of the year award in January, edging out Ronaldo and third-placed Andres Iniesta with 41.6% of total votes.

But Mourinho claims Ronaldo was more influential to Real Madrid as Los Blancos ...

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