Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has captivated former Italian champion Mehdi Benatia with four names to replace him and Barcelona star Lionel Messi in winning the Golden Ball awarded to the best player in the world.
The Moroccan website quoted a statement to the captain of the Moroccan national team, Benatia, in which he revealed a dialogue about the golden ball between him and Ronaldo when he was playing with him in Juventus. , Belgium's Eden Hazard, and Neymar.
Benatia moved to Qatar's Al Duhail team early this year, after three years at Juventus.
Messi and Ronaldo alternated to win the ball for 10 consecutive years, until the captain of the Croatian team Luka Modric broke this monopoly by winning last year.