By Harry Slavin For Mailonline
Published: 10:33 GMT, 3 December 2019 | Updated: 10:59 GMT, 3 December 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo is watching his lofty status within the world of football come crashing down around him, according to Italian media.
The 34-year-old was conspicuous in his absence from the Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris on Monday evening, as his great rival Lionel Messi won his sixth title - taking him one ahead of the Portuguese.
Instead, Ronaldo snubbed the ceremony to attend the Oscar del Calcio AIC, the Italian Football Awards dinner where he walked away with two separate awards.
Italian press say that Cristiano Ronaldo 'is in a prison' at Juventus due to his status in the team
But despite that recognition, things are far from rosy in Italy for the Juventus forward.
Corriere dello Sport, explored the star's current predicament in depth on Tuesday morning, describing his situation as a 'crisis' on their front