Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday October 23, 2015
Lionel Messi is favourite to win this year's Ballon d'Or for the fifth time in his career after winning the historical treble with Barcelona last season.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday October 20, 2015
Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, Andres Iniesta, Neymar, Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suarez are the six Barcelona players who have been shortlisted for Ballon d'Or
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday October 13, 2015
Neymar stressed that he does not fear the pressure of leading the team's attacking lines without Lionel Messi, adding "since I was young, I've always assumed responsibilities, for Brazilian club Santos, for the national team."
Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday October 4, 2015
Gianluigi Buffon, considered one of the world's best goalkeepers, modestly admitted his surprise on Friday by saying he believed he felt himself to be "among the top five" goalkeepers in the world.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday October 3, 2015
Paolo Maldini says the fact that Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is not on the potential Ballon d'Or winners' list shows that the award has lost all relevance.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday September 6, 2015
Lionel Messi's performances in FC Barcelona's successful campaign in the Spanish League last season saw him clinch the Ballon d'Or in January. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo had won the coveted trophy -- awarded to the best player in the world -- the previous two years.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday September 4, 2015
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's competition of being the best footballer in the world has always taken the world by storm.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday June 15, 2015
Lionel Messi netted 58 goals in all competitions as he inspired Barcelona to three trophy wins, the La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the Champions League. Messi is the first football player in history to win four Ballons d'Or titles, winning it on four consecutive years from 2009 to 2012.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday May 28, 2015
Former Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez said Cristiano Ronaldo did not always perform for Real Madrid this season as they failed to win La Liga or the Champions League.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday May 23, 2015
The Spaniard, 35, will join Qatar side Al Sadd at the end of the season, bringing the curtains down on a 17-year senior career with Barcelona which has seen him lift 23 trophies, reports mirror.co.uk.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday May 13, 2015
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have won the FIFA Player of the Year award (Ballon d'Or) seven times between them in as many years and have broken all goal scoring records.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday February 13, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo's form on the field is a big concern concern for the Real Madrid hierarchy: the Portuguese has scored just three times in six matches since picking up the third Ballon d'Or of his career last month and was also sent-off for kickout out at Cordoba defender Edimar during that run.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday February 3, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo is not only the Ballon D'or winner, but also the costliest footballer in the world.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday January 23, 2015
Portugal's superstar Cristiano Ronaldo won the prestigious?Ballon d'Or for the second year running earlier this month in Zurich with?Lionel Messi second and goalkeeper?Manuel Neuer third.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Cryuff argued that Ronaldo did not perform well in the Brazil FIFA 2014 World Cup and did not win any titles in 2013.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo won his third Ballon d'Or award in 2015 and is one short of Lionel Messi's tally.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday January 18, 2015
Ballon d'Or 2014 winner Cristiano Ronaldo hit two goals as Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win against Getafe.
NDTVSports | Friday January 16, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo received his third FIFA Ballon d'Or Award on Monday but Irina Shayk was conspicuous by her absence. Ronaldo didn't mention Irina during his "thank you" speech.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday January 16, 2015
Fernando Torres scored in the first minute of each half to ruin Cristiano Ronaldo's Ballon d'Or celebrations as the Cup holders were dumped out 4-2 on aggregate after a 2-2 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday January 15, 2015
FIFA Ballon d'Or award winner Cristiano Ronaldo beat legends Luis Figo and Eusebio to be named the best player in Portugal's 100-year football history.
NikhilNaz | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo beat Lionel Messi to the biggest prize in World football- 'The Ballon d'Or', on Monday night. But, it has now emerged that on the same night Messi beat Ronaldo to another special prize: the prize of being a 4-year old's favourite footballer.
NikhilNaz | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo won his third Ballon d'Or award on Tuesday.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Lionel Messi's spangly suit was the latest of a long line of fashion statements at?Ballon d'Or -- where he was beaten to the top award by Cristiano Ronaldo. He made notable headlines two years ago with a striking polka dot outfit.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo, who won his third Ballon d'Or award on Monday, said he wanted to catch up with Lionel Messi who has won the award four times.