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Ballon d’Or

30 Aug 2020
Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski, believes he would have won the Ballon d’Or if the award had not been cancelled for 2020.
26 Aug 2020
Six-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave in a "bombshell" fax that is expected to spark a legal battle over a buy-out clause worth hundreds of millions of dollars and a fight from top European clubs eager to sign up the Argentinian.
10 Aug 2020
With just two former winners left in the competition, no Cristiano Ronaldo and no fans, the Champions League moves to Lisbon this week for the start of the 'Final Eight' with the intriguing prospect
23 Jul 2020
In the last 12 years, the global football community has been treated to the very special and awesome talents of the duo of Cristiano Ronaldo, an incredible football prodigy
20 Jul 2020
The Ballon d'Or will not be awarded this year due to the extraordinary conditions created by the coronavirus pandemic...
14 Mar 2020
Odion Ighalo is being tipped to win the Ballon d’Or after his stunning goal for Manchester United against LASK on Thursday.
4 Dec 2019
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hailed Lionel Messi as “probably the best player I have seen in my life” but thinks Virgil van Dijk should have been awarded the Ballon d’Or.
3 Dec 2019
Virgil van Dijk said that seeing four Liverpool players finish in the top 10 in the ranking for this year's Ballon d'Or can be an extra source of motivation for the Anfield club in their quest for more on-field success this season.
3 Dec 2019
Yesterday, Lionel Messi was awarded the Ballon d'0r award for the sixth time, beating Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk to take the honours. Now aged 32, it is Messi’s first Ballon d’Or since 2015 and his sixth overall as he moves one ahead of his old rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who finished third in the voting.…
2 Dec 2019
Lionel Messi won a record sixth men's Ballon d'Or award at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, beating Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk to take the honours.
2 Dec 2019
United States World Cup icon Megan Rapinoe won the women's Ballon d'Or prize at an awards ceremony in Paris on Monday. Rapinoe, 34, succeeds Norway's Ada Hegerberg, the inaugural winner of the women's prize last year
2 Dec 2019
Dutch starlet Matthijs de Ligt won the Kopa Trophy for the best player aged under 21 at the Ballon d'Or awards ceremony in Paris on Monday, while Liverpool star Alisson won the inaugural Yashin Trophy for the best goalkeeper.

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