The Juventus forward passed up winning the prize for the 6th time this year as he completed second to previous Real Madrid partner Luka Modric
Cristiano Ronaldo is persuaded he ought to have won the current year’s Ballon d’Or, instead of completing as sprinter up to ex-Real Madrid colleague Luka Modric.
Modric finished Ronaldo and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi’s decade-long predominance of the esteemed honor when he guaranteed the prize in the wake of winning a third progressive Champions League title with Madrid and helping Croatia achieve the World Cup last.
Notwithstanding, Juventus forward Ronaldo, who was additionally part of Madrid’s Champions League-winning group, felt his Ballon d’Or case was considerably more grounded.
He has scored 45 goals in 48 games for club and nation so far in 2018 and in April he broke the record for scoring in the most back to back Champions League diversions when he found the net for an eleventh match consecutively.
“I think I merit [to win the Ballon d’Or] consistently every year,” Ronaldo said in a meeting with Italian papers.
“I work for that, yet in the event that I don’t win, it’s not the apocalypse.
“The numbers don’t lie, yet don’t imagine that I’m less glad on the off chance that I don’t win.
“I have phenomenal companions and I have family, I play in outstanding amongst other clubs, do you think I’ll go home and cry?
“[I am] disillusioned yet life goes on and I will even now buckle down.
“Congrats to Modric, he merits it, however one year from now we will see each other again and I will do everything to be still there.”
Ronaldo has made a decent begin to conceivably asserting the 2019 honor, with his 10 Serie A goals, helping new club Juve open up a noteworthy lead at the highest point of the table in Italy.
They have additionally achieved the knockout rounds of the Champions League with a goal to save while on the international scene he gets the opportunity of flatware after Portugal achieved the Nations League semi-finals notwithstanding their charm quitting the group stage matches.