Angel Di Maria snubs signing Real Madrid shirt

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Angel Di Maria was at the Ballon d'Or awards in Zurich last night as Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo scooped the prize, but the Manchester United attacker has clearly moved on from his time at the Bernabeu.

Obviously, there was a huge number of Real Madrid fans in attendance with Ronaldo the heavy favourite to win the award.

On the red carpet before hand, Di Maria signed autographs for the waiting fans. But while he was happy to sign away, he noticeably snubbed all Real Madrid shirts.

It may have been coincidental but he's a Manchester United player now.

It was an echo of Pep Guardiola, who reportedly turned down the chance to sign a Barcelona shirt for a waiting Barca fan earlier in the week. Club loyalties and all that.

The Argentine star was named in the FIFA Team of the Year for his exploits for Argentina at the World Cup and the part he played in helping Real Madrid to a record tenth Champions League title.

Of course, Ronaldo won the main prize - his third Ballon d'Or - while Real Madrid teammate James Rodriguez won the Puskas Award for the Goal of the Year. Stephanie Roche was second, with Robin van Persie third.

Check out Di Maria's snub in the video below...

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