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Two sides meet in the Champions League next month

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Award is handed out tonight, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta the other contenders

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PSG 'target' Cristiano Ronaldo refuses to discuss his Real Madrid future

World's most expensive player has also been linked with a return to Manchester United

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