Player of the Year awards Golden Ballu (Ballon d’Or) 5 times winner Cristiano Ronaldotook away a part of the series.
The 37-year-old star won the Ballon d’Or award in 2013, at a charity auction in London, the richest man in Israel. Idan OferSold to.
Ronaldo made his debut in 2008 Manchester United The other four awards during Real Madrid He had won in his career. The Golden Ball award he won in 2013, Lionel Messi and Frank Ribery It was one of the most contentious battles. After the ceremony, Ronaldo chose to donate the award to charities.
Prize, Make-A-Wish It was auctioned to raise funds for his foundation and the winner was Ofer. 600 thousand eurosIt was an offer. This amount will go directly to the children’s charity, which grants the wishes of critically ill children.
forbesThe fortune of Ofer, who made the winning bid for Ronaldo’s award, according to $9.9 billion around. Israeli business person Atlético Madrid and the Portuguese club famalicaoIt has shares in .
Ronaldo himself did not participate in the auction. Famous manager of the award to Ofer Jorge Mendes assumed.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored 55 goals for Real Madrid in 2013 when he won the award. Bayern Munichwinning the Champions League and barcelonaHe ended the season without a trophy, after winning the championship in Spain.
In 2022, Ronaldo’s former teammate Karim Benzama accepted the award. The Portuguese star was able to find himself in the 20th place in the ranking.
Ronaldo was out of the top 10 in the Ballon d’Or voting for the first time since 2006.
Winner of this award the most with 7 times Lionel Messi He was not among the 2002 Ballon d’Or nominees.