NEWS | 03/12/2018"The Ballon d'Or is a reward for my whole career and it's also one for the madridistas", he added.
"It makes me proud and is a unique moment. It was a dream season and I can't ask for any more. We've still got the Club World Cup to come and I hope that we win it so as to round the year off in the best possible fashion. This Ballon d'Or is also for the madridistas".
Reward for hard work
"It's the result of a lot of hard work. It takes a great deal and I worked really hard to get where I am now. When I started out playing football, I dreamt of achieving big things, but winning this award exceeds all of my dreams".