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Ronaldo threatens to miss Ballon d'Or

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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo in action against Osasuna.
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Cristiano Ronaldo may be favored to win the Ballon D'Or, but the Portugal forward says he is not sure if he will attend the awards ceremony.

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The Real Madrid star told Europa Press agency ''there are still some days to go. I am still talking about it with the club and I will see if I go.''

Ronaldo was speaking at the opening of a museum in his honor on his home island of Madeira.

Ronaldo is having an outstanding year and is tipped to end Lionel Messi's four-year run of claiming the award and beat out fellow finalist Franck Ribery when the winner is announced on Jan. 13.

He says ''it is only a trophy, we'll see what happens.''

In October, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said he preferred Messi while making fun of Ronaldo's attitude and haircut.

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