It’s time to talk about the five things that must happen for Cristiano Ronaldo to match Lionel Messi’s tally of six Ballon d’Or awards in 2020.
Cristiano Ronaldo may have won a Serie A MVP prize on Monday night, but it won’t take away the feeling of disappointment knowing that Lionel Messi has won a record sixth Ballon d’Or.
The Portuguese star has struggled to reach his usual abnormal levels at Juventus since arriving in 2018. In fact, he’s only managed seven goals and two assists in 16 appearances across all competitions this season.
To be fair, though, Ronaldo has been playing with a knee injury for several weeks. It’s clearly had an impact on his performances, with Maurizio Sarri’s tactics not helping matters either.
But, if he keeps going like this, then Ronaldo can kiss goodbye to any hope of a sixth Ballon d’Or. Therefore, it’s time for a change and a review of the current situation.
So, without further ado, we give you the five main things that must happen for Ronaldo to get his 2020 Ballon d’Or hopes back on track.