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Ribery eyes Ballon d'Or

2014-01-09 18:54
Franck Ribery (AFP)

Berlin - Listing the awards and titles not won by Franck Ribery in 2013 does not take long - he swept almost all before him and is now targeting the Ballon d'Or.

Ronaldo collected the Ballon d'Or trophy for being best in the world in 2008, and current title holder Messi claimed the honour four times from 2009-2012. But neither can match the success achieved by Ribery in 2013.

But also speaking to Fifa in December, Ribery revealed he has at least one committed supporter. "My wife has already prepared a place for it (the trophy) above the fireplace in the living room. I try not to think about it too much, but she really believes," Ribery said.

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