Cristiano Ronaldo could have amassed
more individual awards was it not for
“football mafia” who were always against
the Juventus icon, the Portuguese captain’s mum claims.
Ronaldo has been regarded as one of the greatest players on the planet with five Champions League medals and numerous individual awards including five Ballon D’or prizes to his name.
But speaking with Portuguese newspaper,
the proud mum vehemently registered her
displeasure over the treatment dished
towards the 34-year-old Real Madrid legend.
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”There is mafia in football. If you look at what has happened, we can see that it is the work of the mafia. If there wasn’t a football mafia, my son would have more
[individual] international l trophies,” Ronaldo’s mum said.
“If he was English or Spanish they would not do what they did, but he is Portuguese and from Madeira, and that happens,” she
Ronaldo recently missed out on UEFA Best Men’s Player award as Liverpool center-back van Dijk clinched the prestigious prize ahead of him and Messi.