The extension for the Ballon d'Or voting has drawn a tremendous amount of controversy and now UEFA President Michel Platini may be taking a stab at FIFA for permitting the extension.
Cristiano Ronaldo was selected as the 2012-13 Spanish League MVP but he still failed to top his rival Lionel Messi who was given the awards for "Player of the Year" and "Best Attacker.
Cristiano Ronaldo is not injured. At least that is what everyone is claiming.
Cristiano Ronaldo seems poised to be the winner of the Ballon d'Or despite a tremendous amount of controversy in recent weeks. A number of colleagues have already spoken in his favor regarding the chances of winning his second Player of the Year award.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are not friends. Far from it. While no one can call them enemies, the two superstars are known for having no relationship. There is speculation that Ronaldo may even have some animosity toward his Argentinean rival.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been the winner and potential victim of circumstance. While his own tremendous play has all but secured the Ballon d'Or for him, the circumstances in which he may win it could potentially hinder the victory.
The voting for the FIFA Ballon d'Or has been extended until November 29 drawing a tremendous amount of controversy.
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Lionel Messi made his "comeback" this week with a terrific display in the Champions League for Barcelona. But was it enough to take down rival Cristiano Ronaldo?
Is Cristiano Ronaldo injured?
The Real Madrid superstar was reportedly absent from a club training session on Thursday.
A few days ago, FIFA President Sepp Blatter figured that he would end the debate over Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi by declaring himself partisan to the Argentinean. His mocking gestures of Ronaldo spurred tremendous controversy, but the damage had been done. Ronaldo had been picked apart by arguably the most powerful person in world soccer.
Cristiano Ronaldo will look to dethrone rival Lionel Messi for the Ballon d'Or in 2013.
The attacks keep coming against FIFA President Sepp Blatter for his comments against superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in the last few weeks.
Hours after being mocked by FIFA President Sepp Blatter, Cristiano Ronaldo took to Twitter to fire back.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has always been a controversial figure and he continued to divide soccer fans after firing a veiled insult at superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and his "hairdressing."