Ronaldo Wins FIFPro

Cristiano Ronaldo should be grinning from ear to ear on the news that he is the World's most popular footballer - winning the fans vote with an amazing 47% (perhaps because Cristiano's fans were mobilised into action by sites like ourselves!?

The closest to him was Cesc Fabregas, who has enjoyed a good season, and was voted for by 36% of the fans worldwide.

Cristiano wasn't voted into the World XI, which he will be disappointed about, and Ronaldinho took the crown as the player that most players throught was the Worlds Best.

In other Ronaldo news, David James, who let the goal in on Saturday, has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best free-kick takers around!

“I tried to do some work on saving free-kicks in training on Friday because I know how deadly he can be but there is no way you can stop him.

“He hits an unbelievable ball and as soon as you go to try and save it, it’s in the back of your net.

“You know when he steps up he is going to absolutely spank it but you cannot read the flight of the ball.

“He puts no swerve on it but when he strikes it well, he hits with so much power there is only place it is going to end up.”

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