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Rio Ferdinand Will Streak If Cristiano Ronaldo Doesn't Win Ballon d'Or

MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 13:  Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid is marshalled by Shinji Kagawa of Manchester United and Rio Ferdinand of Manchester United during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester United at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on February 13, 2013 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
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Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterJanuary 13, 2014

Rio Ferdinand is fairly sure that Cristiano Ronaldo will win the Ballon d'Or, and the Manchester United man has put the following threat on Twitter to prove his confidence:

If @Cristiano doesn't win the Balon D'or tonight.....I will run down the street butt naked! Won't be a great sight I tell ya!! Come on CR7!

— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) January 13, 2014

It's not a threat that presumably many people, Ferdinand included, want to see materialise.

Ronaldo is hot favourite to win the award for the second time, with Oddschecker quoting odds of roughly 1-to-33 in favour of a Portuguese triumph (at the time of writing). 

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