Sergio Ramos backs Virgil van Dijk to win the Ballon d’Or as Real Madrid ace admits it is ‘harder’ for defenders to win football’s biggest individual prize
- Sergio Ramos thinks Virgil van Dijk would be a worthy winner of the Ballon d’Or
- The Liverpool centre back has Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to beat for it
- Ramos says it is ‘tougher’ for defenders to be recognised for the individual award
Sergio Ramos has not been well-liked by Liverpool fans for some time after his antics in the 2018 Champions League final, but the Real Madrid star has given his backing to Reds centre back Virgil van Dijk over the Ballon d’Or.
Van Dijk beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to the prize of UEFA’s Best Player at the recent Champions League draw.
And Ramos, as reported by the Evening Standard, has backed the Dutch defender to once again come out on top ahead of five-time winners Messi and Ronaldo.
More to follow.