Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is happy seeing coach Jose Mourinho on the Ballon d'Or shortlist.

For the third year running, Mourinho is amongst the finalists for FIFA's Football Coach of the Year award.

Ronaldo told the club's website: "I would like to congratulate my coach, José Mourinho, for being picked as a candidate for the Coach of the Year, after winning the League title in a record breaking season, as well as the Spanish Supercup."