Ronaldo sold the Ballon d'Or to an Israeli businessman to help sick children

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 Ronaldo sold the Ballon d'Or to an Israeli businessman to help sick children

The trophy that Ronaldo won in 2013 became the second in his piggy bank of Golden Balls awards. At the auction, this lot from Cristiano went for 645 thousand dollars. Idan Ofer, a businessman from Israel, who invested his money in the development of football not for the first time won the auction.

Five years ago, Ofer acquired a 32% stake in Atletico Madrid, and later became a shareholder of Fomalicana ; from Portugal.

All proceeds from the sale of the “Golden Ball-2013” The funds will be transferred to the account of the Make-A-Wish Charitable Foundation, which helps seriously ill children fight complex and serious illnesses.

kept for years in the museum of a football player on the island of Madeira, the striker made himself a copy of the award.

Ronaldo was named the best football player of the year five times. For the first time, the Portuguese received the “Golden Ball” in 2008. After that, Cristiano triumphed in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017.

In 2022, the Ballon d'Or received striker of Madrid “Real” Karim Benzema.

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