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Ronaldo tipped to steal Ballon d'Or from Ribery

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Until two months ago, the smart money was on Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery becoming the fifth Frenchman to lift the Ballon d'Or but now Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to pip him at the death. 

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring a goal during the Champions League Group B match against Juventus at the Juventus stadium in Turin on November 5, 2013

The Twittersphere has been going into overdrive amid speculation that for the first time, Ronaldo has brought seven members of his family with him to Monday's ceremony in Zurich, perhaps an indication he knows it will end well for him.

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