Filipe Luis is not sure Ronaldo should claim the Ballon d’Or


The Atletico Madrid rival insisted that the Portuguese super star did nothing until the very end of the season.

Los Rojiblancos’ defender Filipe Luis insists that Cristiano Ronaldo should not be the winner of this year’s Ballon d’Or. Instead the fullback has stated that there are more consistent players than the Portuguese, whose side could not become victorious in the Confederations Cup in Russia during the summer.

However, Ronaldo did win La Liga and Champions League, which is actually quite important when it comes to the Ballon d’Or as history has already shown.

“The Ballon d’Or is a subjective matter,” Luis told Panenka. “Cristiano hasn’t done anything until the last two months.”

“I admire Messi, he’s never complained to me in any game we played but I’ve also never asked him for his jersey and never would. I came to win, not to say I played against Messi,”

Filipe’s team-mate form Atletico Madrid Antoine Griezmann came third in the competition in 2016, joining the competition of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.