Drogba believes the ballon d’or should go to Cristiano Ronaldo. The forward has been impressive for both club and country.
Following an impressive season with Real Madrid, that ended with the UCL trophy. The Portugal international went on to claim the Euro 2016.
This exploits make him a favourite to win his fourth accolade. And even Neymar believes Ronaldo will claim the award. With Didier Drogba believing it should go to a true leader like the Portuguese.
“I played against Cristiano in the Champions League final in 2008; he won with Manchester United against Chelsea,” Drogba told AS .
“He is a true leader and he deserves the Ballon d’Or for the great work he has done for Real Madrid and Portugal. Although he could not play the whole Euro 2016 final, he was the biggest reason that his team got there.”
Madrid are using Montreal Impact’s facilities to train as they prepare for the Internaitonal Champions Cup and Drogba feels that the club can learn from such a “prestigious” club.
“It is very important for Montreal Impact that Real Madrid train here, given the history of the club,” he said. “It is important to see how such an important team works.
“I’ve played many times against Real Madrid. I faced them with Marseille and Galatasaray. I also played against coach Zinedine Zidane.
“Real Madrid is a massive, highly prestigious club. It is an honor to have them here.”