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Real Madrid

Fifth Ballon d’Or fitting record for great Ronaldo

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Paris (AFP) – For much of Cristiano Ronaldo’s career he has been in direct competition with Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi, both for club and individual honours, so it’s fitting that the Real Madrid superstar has the same number of Ballon d’Or awards.

Ronaldo beat Messi and seven of his Champions League-winning Real teammates on Thursday to claim the award for the second straight year and fifth time overall, drawing level with Messi and reaffirming his place as equal partner in the greatest player rivalry the game has ever seen.

Fifth Ballon d’Or fitting record for great Ronaldo

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Paris (AFP) – For much of Cristiano Ronaldo’s career he has been in direct competition with Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi, both for club and individual honours, so it’s fitting that the Real Madrid superstar has the same number of Ballon d’Or awards.

Ronaldo beat Messi and seven of his Champions League-winning Real teammates on Thursday to claim the award for the second straight year and fifth time overall, drawing level with Messi and reaffirming his place as equal partner in the greatest player rivalry the game has ever seen.

Liverpool Competing With Everton For Brazilian Left-Back

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Liverpool is in direct competition with their local rivals Everton as both clubs step up their interest in Granada left-back Guilherme Siqueira.
The 27-year-old has been linked with a possible move to Real Madrid as the Spanish giants look to find a possible replacement for Fabio Coentrao who is expected to leave the club after a somewhat disappointing stay at the Bernebeu.

The Rest

Jan. 2 date could set Valero Alamo Bowl for TV ratings bonanza

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If you polled Valero Alamo Bowl officials about their favorite time and date to stage their game, they likely got their choice with their kickoff time for the Jan. 2, 2016 game.

The game will begin at 5:45 p.m. on a Saturday afternoon, the strongest traditional window in the college football landscape.