Drogba backs Ronaldo for Ballon d’Or

Shukriya Pakistan

Didier Drogba, who is currently playing for the Montreal Impact, met the Real Madrid players and staff in Montreal where the Spanish giants are currently training. Drogba has stated that Real Madrid star Ronaldo deserves to win the Ballon d’Or this season for his stellar performances both with Real Madrid and with Portugal which saw the his respective teams winning the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Euro 2016.

“I played against Cristiano in the 2008 Champions League final that Manchester United won. He’s a real leader and he deserves to win the Ballon d’Or for his great performances both for Real Madrid and Portugal. Although he wasn’t on the pitch at the final whistle, he was still the main reason why they got that far” said Drogba according to official Real Madrid website.

Drogba won four Premier League titles and a Champions League crown with Chelsea and scored 104 goals for the Blues in two stints.