In the history of football, the Ballon D’or is the most prestigious award in sports arguably and its an award with significants with retired players of a different continent, Countries, and clubs would be loved to have laid their hand on because its an award that is well respected by players, fans and stakeholders of the game. This award is rewarded to passionate footballers across the world.
In 1956 the award was introduced by French Magazine new as annual football award and is one of the oldest and generally regarded as the most prestigious individual award for football players. 34 players have won the award but only three players have been able to win the award with two different clubs.
Here is the list of three great players to have won the Ballon D’or Award with two different clubs with lionel Messi not amongst
3. JOHAN CRYUFF (AJax-1971, Barcelona-1973, 1974)
He was a Dutch professional footballer playing for the Netherland Club Ajax in 1971 and Barcelona in Spain in 1973 and 1974, Johan Cruyff became the first player in history to win the Ballon D’or with two different clubs with Ajax ones and with Barcelona twice. Johan Cruyff was part of the team that dominated Europe in three consecutive seasons ( 1971, 1972, and 1973) and eventually won three European cups with 204 goals scored at his time at Ajax a record no player of Ajax has come close.
In 1973 in signed for Barcelona for a world record fee of 9922,000 pounds and gave the club first League title in 14 years with 59 goals in 173 matches in all competitions. In 1974, Johan Cruff won yet again another Ballon D’or and created his own history to become the first player to win the Ballon D’or three times with two different clubs.
2. DELIMA RONALDO ( Inter Millan 1997, Real Madrid 2002)
Brazillian professional football Delima Ronaldo is one of the finest attackers the world has ever known and is a household name in footballing history. In 2002 Delima Ronaldo became the second player after Johna Cruyff to win the Ballon D’or with two different clubs. In 1997 he won his first Ballon d’Or after he signed for Inter Millan from Barcelona in 1996 with his effort in the Italian Club, Ronaldo scored 34 goals in 47 appearances in his first season at Inter Millan which earned him a well deserved first Ballon D’or award in 1997
After a successful spell at the Korea/Japan 2002 world Cup performance with Brazil national team, he was awarded FIFA Golden Ball award in the process, Real Madrid gave him a contract to play in La Liga and Ronaldo’s endless effort in Madrid gave him a second Ballon D’or award in 2002.
Ronaldo’s award at Real Madrid took his name in the history books as the second player after John Cruyff to win a Ballon D’or award with two different clubs.
1. CRISTIANO RONALDO ( Manchester United 2008, Real Madrid 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)
The Portuguese professional footballer Christiano Ronaldo is one of the world’s best football has ever known. Christiano Ronaldo is unargubly one of all times best. History holds him as one of the greatest players of all time along with with Lionel Messi, the greatest of the last decade. Both players have dominated this award in the last 12 years. In 2007 Ronaldo was nominated for the award for the very first time but Kaka was voted the Ballon D’or winner.
In 2008 Christiano Ronaldo won his first Ballon D’or as a player with Manchester United after a successful season with 42 goals in all competitions. His performance in Manchester United gave the club unprecedented Champions League trophy and 3 consecutive Premier League title in the process and his effort was rewarded in 2008 as he was voted the 2008 Ballon D’or winner.
Ronaldo got attracted by Real Madrid and he eventually left Manchester United in 2009 after 292 appearances with 118 goals and joint Real Madrid in Spain. It took him five seasons at Real Madrid to win his second Ballon D’or in 2013
Having won his first Ballon d’Or in 2013 at his next club, Real Madrid, he joined the elite list of great players to have won the Ballon d’Or with two different clubs and went on to score an emphatic 360 goals in 343 matches at Real Madrid. That’s an unprecedented return for a top performer like Cristiano Ronaldo as only a few players in the world could replicate that feat.
A) Do you think Lionel Messi is capable of winning another Ballon d’Or award with a different club, aside Barcelona?
If he does, he will join Cristiano Ronaldo on the elite list.
B) Do you also think Cristiano Ronaldo is capable of winning another Ballon d’Or award with Juventus?
If he does, this will make him the first player in football history to win the award with 3 different clubs.
C) Are these two great players capable of this great feat? Comments below and let’s have a conversation.
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Il s’agit de KEKOH NDIFOR ET MISSI TOMP PHOENIX qui viennent de s’engager pour le club ADMIRA WACKER.
Léon Aimé ZANG, l un des meilleurs formateurs de l heure au Cameroun à encore de frapper.
Il vient de placer deux joueurs en première division Autrichienne dans le club Admira .
Les deux ont paraphé chacun un contrat de 3ans avec ce club mythique Autrichien.
Après avoir transféré Oum Gouet en Autriche dans le club Altach il ya deux ans, voici à nous 2 joueurs de Apejes de Mfou qui arrivent en Autriche.
Une constance qui prouve que son staff technique fait progresser permanent les joueurs.
Chapeau à AIMÉ LEON ZANG qui oeuvre pour la progression des footballeurs CAMEROUNAIS.
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Contrairement à ce qui à été annoncé par certains certains supports réseaux sociaux, le milieu de terrain Camerounais déposera des valises en Moldavie dans le club MILSAMI ORHEI et non à SPERANTA NISPORENI.
Le nouveau club du champion du Cameroun 2019 ( avec UMS de LOUM) est un habitué du haut de tableau au pays Moldave. Créé en 2005, elle effectue da montée en 2009 et remporte son unique titre de champion national en 2015. MILSAMI est l’actuel 4 eme championnat et compte le remporter.
VITUS AMOUGUI rejoint une colonie étrangère déjà pourvu de 3 joueurs .Notamment le Gambien OMAR GAYE ET GUORGUI BAYE un français d’origine Sénégalaise.
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