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    Juventus missing a Messi or Ronaldo figure, says Buffon

    Juventus are not in the top tier of European clubs because they lack a rampant goalscorer like Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, claims veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.The Bianconeri have won three successive Serie A titles but they have failed to impress in Europe during this spell of...
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    Ronaldo: No doubt Cristiano deserves Ballon d'Or

    Brazil and Real Madrid legend Ronaldo has said he has "no doubt" that Cristiano Ronaldo will win the 2014 Ballon d'Or.The Portuguese star is favourite to win the individual accolade for a second time in a row and third overall, but faces competition from Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi and...
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    Casillas, Ramos and Ronaldo deserve Ballon d'Or - Morata

    Real Madrid trio Sergio Ramos, Iker Casillas and Cristiano Ronaldo all deserve to win the Ballon d'Or, their former team-mate Alvaro Morata has claimed.The 22-year-old spent six years at Real Madrid before leaving for €20 million this summer, signing a five-year deal with Scudetto holders...
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    Messi and Ronaldo would be worse in Italy - Llorente

    Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo would be worse forwards if they played their football in Serie A, according to Fernando Llorente.Barcelona's Messi became the top La Liga goalscorer of all time last month, while Real Madrid have reaped the rewards of Ronaldo scoring 29 times in 21 matches for...
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    Ronaldo should win Ballon d'Or with 99 per cent of the votes, says James

    Real Madrid star James Rodriguez believes Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer will not even come close to Cristiano Ronaldo in the Fifa Ballon d'Or vote.The Portugal international dethroned Messi as the world's best in 2013 and his team-mate has little doubt the prolific attacker will once more bring...
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    Buffon: Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or but Messi still the best

    Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win this year's Ballon d'Or - but still feels that Lionel Messi is the greatest player on the planet.Fifa announced on Monday that Ronaldo, Messi and Manuel Neuer at the three contenders for the...
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    Ronaldo win would be boring - Muller

    Thomas Muller says it will be "boring" if Cristiano Ronaldo wins the Ballon d'Or for a third time.The Portugal captain is the favourite to add to his 2008 and 2013 wins, with Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer his two rivals for the trophy this time around.Neuer in particular has won the backing of...
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    Disgrace if Ronaldo doesn't win Ballon d'Or, says Coentrao

    Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao feels it would be a disgrace if Cristiano Ronaldo does not win the Fifa Ballon d'Or this year.The Portugal captain is the favourite to win the prestigious individual award, but he faces stiff competition from players such as Lionel Messi, Arjen Robben and...
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    Don't compare Isco to Messi & Ronaldo, warns Michel

    Former Spain international Michel has warned not to put too much pressure on Real Madrid starlet Isco by comparing him to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.The attacking midfielder has been in sublime form for Madrid in the past few weeks after struggling to impress in his first season at the...
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    Ronaldo playing for Barcelona absurd - Cruyff

    Barcelona legend Johan Cruyff has laughed off suggestions the Catalans could try to sign Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo at some stage in the future. A number of reports have claimed the Portugal international could be on his way to the Camp Nou side after ex-president Joan Laporta met with...