I must confess, I don’t agree with FIFA that Cristiano Ronaldo is the 2014 Ballon d’or or world best player. Congratulations CR7 but you don’t deserve it!
Ronaldo had a nice year but Gareth Bale won the Kings Cup for Real Madrid. Ronaldo scored a penalty for Madrid against Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League Final, were Bale, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo.
Atletico Madrid won the Spanish La Liga putting both Real Madrid and Barcelona aside. In the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Ronaldo couldn’t help Portugal to advance to the second round after loosing scandalously to Germany (eventual champions) and the U.S.A, yet Ronaldo was given the 2014 Ballon d’or. Sincerely speaking, what are the criteria for selecting the best player of the year. To me, Lionel Messi is the best player and is the better player than Ronaldo would ever be.
Ronaldo is not a team player and he is too confident. He is OVER CONFIDENT!!! Portugal might not even qualify for the next European Championship in 2016. They were defeated by a low team like Albania in the european qualifiers with Ronaldo included in the team. What really qualifies a world player of the year? Is the number of goals he has in a year or the number of assists he has in a year? I just wonder but I still maintain that CR7 doesn’t qualify to be named as the player of the year!