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Ronaldo deserves to win Ballon d’Or – Villas-Boas

Zenit St Petersburg manager Andre Villas-Boas believes Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or, which will be awarded on Monday.

Ronaldo is perceived by many as “arrogant” and “flashy”, but former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotsbur boss Villa-Boas is in awe of the 29-year-old.

“I think sometimes drive and ambition of individuals should not be confused as arrogance, and sometimes Cristiano gets that tag on him,” he told Laures.

“He is a bit ‘chased’ publicly in some way and I do not understand why, but I think this kind of phenomenon happens to him.”

“Cristiano does not get that margin of respect that sometimes Messi does, but you know hopefully this determination and passion has shown that for this time round he deserves to win it.”

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