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Lionel Messi wins Ballon d’Or for record fifth time

Lionel Messi wins Ballon d’Or for record fifth time

Jan. 12 | Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or for an unprecedented fifth time. The Barcelona forward reclaimed the biggest individual accolade in world football at a lavish ceremony in Zurich on Monday, beating Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, the three-time...

Ballon d’Or 2015 shortlist revealed

Ballon d’Or 2015 shortlist revealed

Oct. 20 | Ballon d’Or 2015 shortlist Sergio Aguero (Argentina/Manchester City) Gareth Bale (Wales/Real Madrid) Karim Benzema (France/Real Madrid) Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Real Madrid) Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium/VfL Wolfsburg/Manchester City) Eden Hazard...

Cristiano Ronaldo seals and retains the Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo seals and retains the Ballon d’Or

Jan. 12 | Cristiano Ronaldo has been awarded the Ballon d’Or for a third time at a ceremony in Zurich. The Real Madrid superstar topped a poll of journalists, international coaches and captains for the second year running and is now within one win of equalling...

Ballon d’Or shortlist revealed

Ballon d’Or shortlist revealed

Oct. 28 | The 23-man list will be whittled down to three on December 1, with the winner announced in Zurich on January 12. Ballon D’or shortlist: Gareth Bale (Wales), Karim Benzema (France), Diego Costa (Spain), Thibaut Courtois (Belgium), Cristiano Ronaldo...

Cristiano Ronaldo wins his second Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo wins his second Ballon d’Or

Jan. 14 | Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has beaten Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery of Bayern Munich to win the 2013 Fifa Ballon d’Or. The Portugal captain, 28, was named as the world player of the year for the first time since 2008...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I don’t need the Ballon d’Or to know I’m the best

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I don’t need the Ballon d’Or to know I’m the best

Nov. 29 | Zlatan Ibrahimovic has repeated his claim that he is the world’s best player and said he does not need  to win the Ballon d’Or to prove it. The Sweden striker has been in superb form this year for Paris  St-Germain, scoring eight goals in this...

2013 FIFA Ballon d’Or shortlist

2013 FIFA Ballon d’Or shortlist

Oct. 29 | Fifa and France Football have revealed the 23-man shortlist for the 2013 Fifa Ballon d’Or, with title-holder Lionel Messi, Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery and Real Madrid attacker Cristiano Ronaldo among the candidates to win the individual award. Ribery...

Lionel Messi wins the Ballon d’Or for a third time

Lionel Messi wins the Ballon d’Or for a third time

Jan. 9 | Lionel Messi was awarded the FIFA Ballon d’Or for the third successive year. Barcelona’s 24-year-old Argentina striker beat team-mate Xavi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo to the title of the world’s best player. Messi, man...

Messi, Xavi & Cristiano Ronaldo shortlisted for the 2011 FIFA Ballon d’Or

Messi, Xavi & Cristiano Ronaldo shortlisted for the 2011 FIFA Ballon d’Or

Dec. 5 | Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Xavi have been shortlisted for the 2011 FIFA Ballon d’Or, FIFA and France Football announced. Messi won the inaugural award last year after FIFA’s World Player of the Year crown and France Football’s...

FIFA announce 2010 Ballon D’Or shortlist

FIFA announce 2010 Ballon D’Or shortlist

Oct. 25 | World governing body FIFA on Tuesday released a short-list of 23 players who will contest the inaugural 2010 FIFA Ballon d’Or with seven members of Spain’s victorious World Cup winning squad included. Next after that came Germany with five...