Since 2008, Ronaldo and Messi have shared the prestigious individual honour between them, with the Real Madrid star claiming four and the Barcelona legend five awards.
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This will be the first time coach Gernot Rohr will be playing with a three-man defence since he became Nigeria's coach. They are ranked fourth in the world by Federation Internationale de Football Association , while Nigeria are 41.
Reports during the recent summer transfer window claimed that Ronaldo was considering leaving the Spanish and European champions, but he eventually opted to stay at the Bernabeu.
Meanwhile, Spanish football journalist Edu Aguirre who works for Spanish TV station El Chiringuito reports that Ronaldo has informed club president Florentino Perez of his decision.
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Share sale by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) was worth a net Rs 233.58 crore yesterday, provisional data showed. The Indian rupee, which opened at 65.36 a dollar, was trading at 65.51 around 4.40 pm.
He recently told beIN Sports that he does not intend to sign a new contract.
"It's incredible to win an individual award in a team sport and also one where everybody wants to be able to say: 'I'm the best.'", Kaka said. "We are all very happy", the beaming 32-year-old footballer wrote on Twitter, posting a photo of himself, Rodriguez, his seven-year-old son Cristiano Junior and the new arrival.
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Erdogan said Kurdish forces continued to occupy the town, despite repeated Turkish requests to the USA that they should be transferred across the Euphrates river.
The Real Madrid forward has had a hard start to the season, managing just one La Liga goal all season.