5 Reasons why Lionel Messi can win the Ballon d’Or for the sixth time

Here are 5 major reasons why Lionel Messi can get his hands on Ballon d’Or for the sixth time. La Liga dominance The Barcelona forward racked up an impressive 36 goals and 13 assists in the recently concluded season, leaving no place for any other players to catch up with him. Champions League reign Messi ended … Read more

No Messi, No Neymar – Why Ronaldo Is The Clear Contender For Ballon d’Or This Year

The 2016 France Football’s Ballon d’Or awards ceremony goes down on December 13, and voting from a panel consisting of journalists across the world is underway. Since 2008, the top prize for the footballer adjudged as the best on the planet has always been contested between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo – the 2 best … Read more

The Alternate Ballon d’Or Awards: Ex-Liverpool Star To Lead The World XI, Chelsea Playmaker Wins Best Assist Of The Year

FIFA in a glittering ceremony with Lionel Messi in yet another eye gouging suit presented the FIFA Ballon d’Or to Cristiano Ronaldo for the second year in a row and third time overall. Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer were second and third respectively. Another award handed out was the Puskas award for the best goal … Read more

FIFA’s Decision To Extend The Voting Deadline For Ballon d’Or May Diminish The Value Of The Award

Lets face it- we witnessed some magic last night in the Wold Cup playoffs. France overcame a 2-0 first leg deficit to win 3-2 on aggregate while Portugal gunned down Sweden in their own backyard to qualify for the tournament proper in Samba-land. All eyes were on three of the best footballers on the planet- … Read more

Pep Guardiola Refused To Shake Hands With Cristiano Ronaldo At The Ballon D’or

It’s a known fact that Cristiano Ronaldo has a pretty good number of people who does not have a soft corner on him. But you would expect one of the most respected manager across the globe to at-least acknowledge a footballer when he is trying to give his hand.  [youtube width=”500″ height=”300″]iphu65q3NrI[/youtube] Ronaldo taps Pep … Read more

And The Award Goes To : Ballon D’Or Awards Summary (With Videos)

Argentina and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, still only 25 years of age, won the World Player of the Year award for an unprecedented fourth year running on Monday. The award came after a year in which the Barcelona player scored a record-breaking 91 goals for club and country. Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo was … Read more