Gerard Depardieu has arrived at the Ballon d'Or gala in Zurich with Fifa president Sepp Blatter.
The actor recently caused controversy after he decided to leave France for tax reasons and was presented with a Russian passport on Sunday. He later met Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
Russia has granted citizenship to French actor Gerard Depardieu.
He announced at his annual news conference last month that he made the offer to the Gaelic star after Depardieu bought a house in Belgium, close to the French border in an apparent attempt to avoid France's new top rate of tax.
Vladimir Putin has threatened a diplomatic row with France after offering actor Gerard Depardieu a Russian passport.
He has bought a house in Belgium, close to the French border in an apparent attempt to avoid France's new top rate of tax - a move labelled "pathetic" by the French prime minister.