Cristiano Ronaldo tells Real Madrid chief the one player they must sign in January

Cristiano Ronaldo tells Real Madrid chief the one player they must sign in January
Real Madrid's Lucas Vazquez on UCL draw: 'We are the bogeyman'
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Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty ImagesThe Ballon d’Or is partly a popularity contest, and Griezmann’s effervescent, joyful demeanour has won him millions of fans. That, in addition to his brilliance on the pitch, could give him the edge required in future votes.Ronaldo doubled the lead for Real in their final Group H match against Dortmund at the Bernabeu with a curling shot into the top corner from the edge of the area in the 12th minute.His mother Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro posted a selfie on Instagram on Thursday morning but it was her caption that confirmed he is likely to win the trophy.

Australia beat England by 120 runs“I have the opportunity to thank all of my team-mates, the national team, Real Madrid, all of the people and players who helped me to win this individual award.Nike’s latest boots for CR7 have ‘Quinto Triunfo’ printed on them which translates to fifth triumph.

"He has speed and scores a lot of goals; I hope he will stay with us for many years."

Dortmund equalized with two goals by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, one in each half, but Lucas Vazquez got the winner in the 81st minute at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

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Cristiano Ronaldo's mum flies to Paris as Real Madrid forward prepares to pick up his fifth Ballon d'Or

Barcelona’s 30-year-old Argentinian superstar won the coveted award from 2009 to 2012 and in 2015. Portugal’s Ronaldo, who is 32, took the honours in 2008, 2013, 2014 and last year.

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