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Mashaba voted for Ronaldo - reports

2016-01-12 10:39
Cristiano Ronaldo (Supplied)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Supplied)

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba voted for Cristiano Ronaldo to receive the Ballon d’Or award, according to reports.

However, it was Lionel Messi who walked away with his record fifth award in Zurich last night.

According to Soccer Laduma, Mashaba voted for the Portuguese attacker as his choice to win the award with Chile’s Arturo Vidal as his second choice and placing Yaya Toure in third.

While Ronaldo finished as runner-up with Neymar ending third, neither of Mashaba’s second and third choice made the top 10 in the final votes.

Messi received an astounding 41.33% of the vote while Ronaldo got 27.76 and Neymar 7.86%.

FIFA Ballon d'Or 2016 Results:

FIFA Ballon d’Or - Lionel Messi

World Women’s Coach of the Year - Jill Ellis

FIFA Coach of the Year - Luis Enrique

FIFA Puskas Award - Wendell Lira

FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year - Carli Lloyd

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