Real Madrid star Ronaldo: Nice to be back in Ballon d'Or top three

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is pleased to be again in the top three nominees for the Ballon d'Or. Ronaldo missed the final cut last year.

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is pleased to be again in the top three nominees for the Ballon d'Or.

Ronaldo missed the final cut last year.

"It's great to be again named one of the last three candidates for the 'FIFA Ballon d'Or,'" said Ronaldo.

The Real star must overcome Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Xavi to win his second Ballon d'Or.

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