Madrid Press: Zidane wouldn’t give Ronaldo the Balon d’Or

Madrid Press: Zidane wouldn’t give Ronaldo the Balon d’Or


Spanish sports newspaper As publishes today Zinedine Zidane views on the Balon d’Or award 2013. Real Madrid’s assistant manager has claimed he would pick Frank Ribery rather than Cristiano Ronaldo as the winner.

“I would give it to Ribery, he deserves it,”, Zidane said. “Cristiano Ronaldo deserves it too, but Frank was decisive in Bayern Munich three titles this year”, he added.

Marca brings to its front page the debate on the team’s centre-back pair. “With Varane’s spot indisputable, Ancelotti will have to choose between Ramos and Pepe,” the Madrid daily states.

Both Madrid main sports newspapers also remind Iker Casillas will be back in a starting eleven today as Spain faces Belarus in the 2014 World Cup qualifier. Ramos is also expected to feature.

Marca also highlights Spain Under-21 victory over Bosnia in the Eurocup qualifier. Real Madrid youngster Alvaro Morata scored the goal that sealed the win.

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