Speaking in an exclusive interview with France Football following his Ballon D’Or win, Cristiano Ronaldo discussed his relationship with the yearly individual prize.
“In my head, I have always considered myself to be different from the others. So, I believed that I could be the best player in the world. But a trophy of this magnitude is dependent on multiple factors. I could not have been certain of anything, because it did not entirely depend on me. I thought that I could win it once, not four times…”
More excerpts to follow throughout the day.