Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Best Player of the Year award at Globe Sport Awards in Dubai and the Real Madrid superstar has said that this will lead to him to winning the Ballon d’Or next month.
Cristiano Ronaldo has had a year to remember as he helped Real Madrid win four trophies including much coveted La Decima, while he is also a frontrunner for this year’s Ballon d’Or.
Speaking at the time of receiving Player of the Year award, Ronaldo said that he is happy with his performances in 2014 and that more than anything else, his football speaks for him. “I hope that it’s a good sign [for the Ballon d’Or], but I’m not worried about that. The people who vote already have. I just feel happy it’s one more trophy for my dedication and hard work”.
Cristiano Ronaldo feels that Real Madrid is currently the best team in the world. “I want to say thank you to the people at Real Madrid, the players, the coach, we had a fantastic season, we won four trophies and we’re one of the best sides in the world. To win this award is a great pleasure, I am very proud”.
Ronaldo was the most important player of Real Madrid’s record 10th Champions League trophy squad and the Portuguese superstar said that it is the most important trophy of his career. Ronaldo is also adamant there is no added pressure on his shoulders despite of his status in the world football.
“I don’t have pressure because these things come naturally to me, I don’t have to prove anything to anyone, my football talks for me on the pitch. I am happy. I do what I like [doing], playing football, scoring goals, assisting and helping to show we are one of the best teams in the world. La Décima was one of the special moments of the season, as Real Madrid had been after it for a long time.”
The Real Madrid attacker also said thanks to the fans of Los Blancos for their continuous support. “We play for the fans. Thank you to the fans for always supporting me. I’ll try to give them my best on the pitch”.