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Fri Apr 25 01:56:15 SAST 2014

Messi or Ronaldo? Iker unsure who's best

TEAMtalk Media | 18 July, 2012 11:300 Comments
Spain v Italy - UEFA EURO 2012 Final
Iker Casillas of Spain celebrates after his team-mate Fernando Torres scored their third goal during the Euro 2012 final between Spain and Italy at the Olympic Stadium on July 1, 2012 in Kiev, Ukraine
Image by: Shaun Botterill / Getty Images

Decorated goalkeeper Iker Casillas says he has yet to decide who he will back to win this year's coveted Ballon d'Or.

The Spain and Real Madrid captain is himself a contender for the award - held by Lionel Messi - after guiding La Roja and Los Merengues to Euro 2012 and La Liga success respectively.

He faces stiff competition, however, from favourites Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, while compatriots Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta are also expected to get their fair share of votes.

"I have to analyse it (who he will vote for) well," Casillas told reporters during a visit to Caracas. "It's a tough vote because there are many very good players.

"But I have plenty of time to think about it as I don't have to vote until December."

When quizzed on his prospects, Casillas simply replied: "So many people also enjoy a good save with a great dive from a goalkeeper."

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