Blatter: Ronaldo will attend gala

Sepp Blatter has commented that he believes Cristiano Ronaldo will attend the FIFA Ballon d’Or gala next month.

Scrutiny has continued over whether or not the Portuguese star, who is seen as favourite to win the Ballon d’Or, will attend mid-January’s gala, with his most recent words still indicating that he is uncertain.

The player is seen as reluctant to go in light of comments made recently by Blatter, but the FIFA President has apparently told AS that he is confident of his attendance.

“He will be at the gala, Blatter has told the publication today.

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