Is Cristiano Ronaldo the Suitable Candidate for Ballon d’Or


Soccer fanatics and critics all around the world will find it hard to deny that Cristiano Ronaldo is an inexpiable player. His achievements are the clear proof on why he has huge fan-following. And being a future hall of famer, he still vigorously highlights his passion for soccer through his on-field tactics

Ronaldo Must Win Ballon d’Or

As per his Real Madrid team member, Lucas Vazquez, there is no doubt that Cristiano Ronaldo is the suitable candidate for the Ballon d’Or and he really deservers to win it among other nominations like Lionel Messi and Co.

The strong points for his chances to win are that he is coming from a successful season both in country and club matches. Furthermore, he helped the European giant Madrid to win and achieve the glory of Champion League and lead Portugal to their first major title at Euro 2016.

His teammate Vazquez is extremely confident that the 31 year old will get his fourth Ballon d’Or, even though he finished second to rival Messi in 2015. Vazquez feels that there is no one who deserves the Ballon d’Or more than Cristiano Ronaldo, and he feels that Ronaldo is indeed the champion to get crowned this year.

His teammate Vazquez openly praises Ronaldo saying that he makes playing soccer easy and one doesn’t feel the pressure or stress of scoring while playing with him. If you send him a bad pass, he will somehow convert it into a goal. That is his incredible talent which makes his a great football player and having huge fan-followings. According to him Cristiano Ronaldo is incredible in what he does and is an indestructible force to recon with while playing.

Highlights of Ronaldo For 2015-2016

This year was pretty much a decent start for Ronaldo who scored approximately 35 goals out of the 36 LaLiga appearances he did for Madrid. And they ended up being the runner-up after Barca. In Champions League, he netter about 16 more goals and assisted Madrid to win against their outlasting city rivals the Atletico of Milan.
Besides these achievements, the Portugal captain and his nation’s most-capped player was able to score three times in Euro 2016 tournament. This achievement awarded him with Silver Boots as he made a history and achievement for his country in France. Also in 2015, Cristiano Ronaldo was trophyless and his club was stumbling through three managers without getting the required results.

Critics felt his future in Real Madrid just hangs in the balance. And the rival club Barcelona hovered up all the trophy that they came across. But as per the rules and regulations laid down by FIFA, this cannot be taken for the Ballon d’Ors. The rules clearly state that team success is irrelevant while individual achievements are what the jury is looking out for.

As per the statement released and rules given, the award is rewards those individuals who are the best in each category without making any kind of distinction of nationality or championship. This is for the achievement a player has made from the time period of 22 November 2014 to 20 November 2015. Furthermore, the award is given based on the on-field performance and the overall behavior off and on the pitch.

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