Charitable Cristiano Ronaldo sells Ballon d'Or award for $70,000

Charitable Cristiano Ronaldo sells Ballon d'Or award for $70,000

- Cristiano Ronaldo has sold off one of his four Ballon d’Or awards

- The Portuguese captain is doing it to help a charity for children with life threatening diseases

- Ronaldo has won the last two Ballon d’Or awards and four in his career

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo has auctioned one of his four Ballon d'Or awards for a staggering €600,000.

This great gesture was done at a charity auction aimed at helping Children with life threatening conditions.

Ronaldo, a four time winner of the prestigious Ballon d’Or first won the award with Manchester United in 2008, and then a further three times with Los Blancos in 2013, 2014 and 2016.

Charitable Cristiano Ronaldo sells Ballon d'Or award for N250m

Cristiano holds up his 2016 Ballon d'Or award. Photo: France Football

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The 32 year old father of three specifically asked for his 2013 replica to be auctioned.

Manchester United and Manchester City managers Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola were also present at the event.

Cristiano Ronaldo is well known for his charitable gestures as he sold his golden boots to help Gaza in 2012.

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