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5 New Year's Resolutions for Cristiano Ronaldo
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Give up smoking. Swap the McDonald's Arch card in your wallet for the gym membership that never got out of its plastic wrapping. Save a bit of cash for the financial apocalypse...21-12-12 is more likely to be the number of steps the global economy takes backwards before the next Mayan era-ending prediction rolls around.

It's that time of year again. But what on our still very-intact earth do footballers mutter to themselves on December 31? In Spain they've still got a week off and are hardly as attentive to the El Nino holiday lottery on January 6 as the rest of the country.

Much like Sean Penn's dilemma in The Game: what do you buy the man who has everything? Answer, as Michael Douglas discovered: best not to bother trying. 

Cristiano Ronaldo might wish for a less "sad" year in 2013 than he enjoyed over the past 12 months. Here are five things he could do to spread a little happiness.

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