Ferré had told the New York Times before the ceremony: “Ronaldo has only one ambition, it is to retire with more Ballons d’Or than Messi, and I know it because he has it for me. said. ”
It emerged that Ronaldo was not in Paris on Monday night and few expected the Manchester United striker to win the award, against Messi and Robert Lewandowski.
But the Portuguese superstar criticized Ferre’s claims and alleged he had ‘lied’.
Ronaldo wrote: “Today’s result explains why Pascal Ferré made statements last week, when he said I told him my only ambition was to end my career with more Ballons d’Or. than Lionel Messi.
“Pascal Ferre lied, he used my name to promote himself and to promote the publication for which he works. It is unacceptable that the person responsible for the presentation of such a prestigious award could lie like this, in an absolute lack of respect for someone who has always respected France Football and the Ballon d’Or.
“And he lied again today, justifying my absence from the Gala by an alleged quarantine which has no reason to exist.
“I always want to congratulate those who win, with the sportsmanship and fair play that has guided my career since its inception, and I do it because I am never against anyone.
“I always win for myself and for the clubs I represent, I win for myself and for those who love me. I don’t win against anyone.
“The biggest ambition of my career is to win national and international titles for the clubs I represent and for the national team of my country.
“The biggest ambition of my career is to set a good example for all those who are or want to be professional footballers. The greatest ambition of my career is to leave my name inscribed in letters of gold in the history of world football.
“I will close by saying that my focus is already on the next Manchester United game and everything that, with my teammates and fans, we can still achieve this season. The rest? The rest is just the rest… ”