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'It's not my aim to win a Ballon d'Or': Lucy Bronze sets her sights on glory with England as she targets the World Cup and European Championship after losing out to USA star Megan Rapinoe Lucy Bronze says international trophies are more important than the Ballon d'Or The England defender finished second behind Megan Rapinoe on Monday night Bronze was pleased that the women's gong received less focus in its second year

By Claire Bloomfield For Mailonline

Published: 12:03 GMT, 4 December 2019 | Updated: 14:25 GMT, 4 December 2019

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Lyon defender Lucy Bronze has insisted she has her heart set on winning a major tournament with England, not a Ballon d'Or, after she was named this year's runner-up to the USA's Megan Rapinoe in the ceremony in Paris on Monday.

'I think everybody knew that Rapinoe was going to win it this year after winning the World Cup, the awards that she got during the tournament, then the FIFA Best award,' Bronze told Sportsmail after the ceremony.

'It was always going to go in that order and she was always going to win the Ballon d'Or on the back of such a successful World Cup,' added the right back, though France Football are still yet to reveal the number of votes each female nominee received.

Lucy Bronze (second from left) on stage at the Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris on Monday night

Lucy Bronze (second from left) on stage at the Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris on Monday night

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