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Would have won more awards than Messi if we were in the same team: Ronaldo

Bengaluru, Dec 13: Ballon d'Or 2016 winner Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he would won more awards than on-field nemesis Lionel Messi if they would have played on the same team.

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Cristiano Ronaldo, on Monday, December 12, won his fourth Ballon d'Or award beating Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann.

From left: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

After winning the coveted award last night, Ronaldo addressed the press where he was asked if he would have won the Ballon d'Or more times had they played in the same side, Ronaldo said: "It's a difficult question. I don't know.

"It would be interesting to see both of us in the same team. I think great players should play together. So if we were in the same team, I think I would have more than him, but he wouldn't be far off.

"Everyone knows Messi is a great player. He's won five Ballons d'Or."

The Real Madrid superstar further said he would try his best to equal Lionel Messi's 5 Ballon d'Ors record next year.

Ronaldo added: "I'm going to try. I'll be in the fight, as always, but my objective now is to win the Club World Cup, an important trophy.

"After that, to win La Liga. It's a title that Real wants to win. And if possible, the Champions League again and the Copa del Rey. I always want to win everything."

Cristiano Ronaldo won two very important trophies with club and country. First He bagged the UEFA Champions League title with Real Madrid and then won the Euro 2016 with national side Portugal.

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Story first published: Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 18:01 [IST]
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