Ronaldo's boot leak suggests fifth Balon d' Or is on card - FCNaija

International Edition By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 07/12/2017

Cristiano Ronaldo leaked boot suggests his fifth Balon d’Or is on the card, the new boot simply indicates that the Real Madrid forward will beat Lionel Messi to the award.

Pictures shared on Instagram show the words 'Quinto Triumfo', or 'fifth triumph' inscribed on the boots.

The new Nike boots also include the years 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016 - the years Ronaldo has previously won the award - as well as 2017, implying he is in line for another trophy.

The winner of the 2017 Ballon d’Or will be announced on next week by France Football.

The Portuguese helped Real Madrid to back to back Champions League a feat which has not been achieved by any club since the start of the new format since 1992 and help the Los Blancos to claim the La Liga for the first time in five years.

He is also the first player to score in all six games in a Champions League group stage with his goal against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.

The Portuguese forward was named FIFA Player of the Year in London.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is confident Ronaldo will win the award.

"Ronaldo is one of our great symbols," he said.

"He is the leading goal scorer in our history. A few days ago, he won his second "The Best" and this week he is going to win his fifth Ballon d'Or."