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Ballon D’Or Award Undergoes Significant Changes; Calendar Year Criterion Scrapped

Ballon D’Or Award Undergoes Significant Changes; Calendar Year Criterion Scrapped

A regular European season would be considered for Ballon d’Or award instead of calendar year. Number of voters will also be reduced.

12 March 2022
AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022: Captain Sam Kerr Nets Five As Australia Maul Indonesia 18-0

AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022: Captain Sam Kerr Nets Five As Australia Maul Indonesia 18-0

Sam Kerr, who was named FIFA Best Player Award runner-up, also became Australia's all-time top-scorer across genders surpassing Tim Cahill.

21 January 2022

FIFA The Best Awards Shortlist: No Cristiano Ronaldo; Mohammed Salah Joins Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski

Cristiano Ronaldo, a five-time winner, failed to make the cut for only the second time since he was first nominated at the 2007 FIFA awards. He missed out at...

La Liga 2021-22, Real Madrid Vs Athletic Bilbao: Karim Benzema Nets 12th League Goal In 1-0 Win

La Liga 2021-22, Real Madrid Vs Athletic Bilbao: Karim Benzema Nets 12th League Goal In 1-0 Win

The win helped Real Madrid go seven points clear of Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga 2021-22. This was also Karim Benzema’s eighth goal in his last...

02 December 2021

Lionel Messi Beats Robert Lewandowski To Win Ballon d'Or For Record Seventh Time

Paris Saint-Germain's Lionel Messi was awarded the prestigious Ballon d'Or for a record-extending seventh time in a glittering ceremony in Paris. Barcelona's...

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29 November 2021
Live Streaming Details Of Ballon d’Or 2021: Will Lionel Messi Be In Seventh Heaven?

Live Streaming Details Of Ballon d’Or 2021: Will Lionel Messi Be In Seventh Heaven?

The Ballon d’Or 2021 award ceremony will be held at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. Lionel Messi tops the list with six titles while Cristiano Ronaldo...


29 November 2021
Premier League 2021-22: Jorginho’s Penalty Earns Chelsea 1-1 Draw Against Manchester United

Premier League 2021-22: Jorginho’s Penalty Earns Chelsea 1-1 Draw Against Manchester United

Jadon Sancho gave Manchester United the lead in the 50th minute against Chelsea in their EPL 2021-22 clash on Sunday. Jorginho equalised with a penalty on 69...


03 December 2020
Ronaldo 750: Overheads, Free-Kicks And Backheels - 10 of Cristiano's Best Goals

Ronaldo 750: Overheads, Free-Kicks And Backheels - 10 of Cristiano's Best Goals

Following Cristiano Ronaldo's 750th career goal, we recall 10 of the Portugal and Juventus star's greatest efforts during his stellar career.


24 November 2020
Bundesliga: Robert Lewandowski Reflects On Award-Winning Season

Bundesliga: Robert Lewandowski Reflects On Award-Winning Season

With 55 goals in 47 games across all competitions, Lewandowski led Bayern to the Bundesliga, German Cup and Champions League titles


24 November 2020
Cristiano Ronaldo Doesn't Receive Special Treatment At Juventus, Says Andrea Pirlo

Cristiano Ronaldo Doesn't Receive Special Treatment At Juventus, Says Andrea Pirlo

Andrea Pirlo said Cristiano Ronaldo was treated like any other player at Juventus.


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20 November 2020
FIFA Books In The Best Awards Despite Ballon D'Or Absence In 'Extraordinary Year'

FIFA Books In The Best Awards Despite Ballon D'Or Absence In 'Extraordinary Year'

The Ballon d'Or has been cancelled for 2020, but FIFA considers it important to honour "achievements in this extraordinary year"


15 November 2020
Rumour Has It: Manchester City Continue To Make Lionel Messi Plans, Pep Guardiola Closer To Extension

Rumour Has It: Manchester City Continue To Make Lionel Messi Plans, Pep Guardiola Closer To Extension

Lionel Messi's future remains unclear, and Manchester City are said to be making plans to move for the Barcelona captain.


14 November 2020
Cristiano Ronaldo Definitely Faster Than Me, Says Olympic Gold Medallist Usain Bolt

Cristiano Ronaldo Definitely Faster Than Me, Says Olympic Gold Medallist Usain Bolt

World-record holder and eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt feels five-time Ballon d'Or winner and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is faster.


29 August 2020
I Deserve To Win The Ballon d'Or: Robert Lewandowski

I Deserve To Win The Ballon d'Or: Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski thinks he would be a worthy winner of the 2020 Ballon d'Or if the prize had not been scrapped for the year


25 August 2020
'Lethal' Robert Lewandowski Deserves Ballon d'Or, Says Nuno Gomes

'Lethal' Robert Lewandowski Deserves Ballon d'Or, Says Nuno Gomes

The Ballon d'Or is not being awarded in 2020, something Nuno Gomes thinks is unfair on Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski


19 August 2020
Kylian Mbappe Backs Neymar To Realise Ballon d'Or Dream If PSG Win Champions League

Kylian Mbappe Backs Neymar To Realise Ballon d'Or Dream If PSG Win Champions League

Kylian Mbappe has no doubt his PSG team-mate Neymar is among the very best in the world as they eye a maiden Champions League triumph


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20 July 2020
Ballon d'Or Will Not Be Awarded In 2020

Ballon d'Or Will Not Be Awarded In 2020

Lionel Messi will not win a seventh Ballon d'Or for his 2020 efforts after France Football announced it will not be awarded this year


21 May 2020
Eden Hazard Can Win Ballon D'Or At Real Madrid: Roberto Martinez

Eden Hazard Can Win Ballon D'Or At Real Madrid: Roberto Martinez

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez spoke about Eden Hazard and his tough start to life at Real Madrid


09 May 2020
Fabio Cannavaro Sympathises With Virgil Van Dijk Over Lionel Messi's Ballon d'Or Triumph

Fabio Cannavaro Sympathises With Virgil Van Dijk Over Lionel Messi's Ballon d'Or Triumph

Defenders face an uphill struggle to win individual awards even before a ball has been kicked, according to Fabio Cannavaro


10 December 2019
Let's Have Two Ballon D'Or Awards - One For Lionel Messi/Cristiano Ronaldo And One For Others: Sergio Ramos

Let's Have Two Ballon D'Or Awards - One For Lionel Messi/Cristiano Ronaldo And One For Others: Sergio Ramos

Sergio Ramos jokes Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo should have their own prize, to allow everyone else a chance of Ballon d'Or glory


06 December 2019
It's A Shame He Finished 4th – Lionel Messi Reveals His Ballon D'Or 'Favourite' Player

It's A Shame He Finished 4th – Lionel Messi Reveals His Ballon D'Or 'Favourite' Player

Earlier this week, Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player for a record sixth time while Sadio Mane finished fourth behind Virgil...


03 December 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo Scoops Serie A Award On Day Lionel Messi Beats Him To Record Ballon D'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo Scoops Serie A Award On Day Lionel Messi Beats Him To Record Ballon D'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo finished third in the Ballon d'Or running but was later crowned the best player in Serie A at a ceremony in Milan


03 December 2019
Lionel Messi The Best I've Seen But Virgil Van Dijk Deserved Ballon D'Or, Says Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp

Lionel Messi The Best I've Seen But Virgil Van Dijk Deserved Ballon D'Or, Says Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk did enough last season to claim the Ballon d'Or ahead of Lionel Messi, according to Jurgen Klopp


03 December 2019
Ballon D'Or 2019: Lionel Messi And Runner-Up Virgil Van Dijk Separated By Just Seven Points

Ballon D'Or 2019: Lionel Messi And Runner-Up Virgil Van Dijk Separated By Just Seven Points

France Football announced just how close Virgil van Dijk came to denying Lionel Messi a record sixth Ballon d'Or


02 December 2019
2019 Ballon D'Or Awards Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch, All Nominees, Past Winners

2019 Ballon D'Or Awards Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch, All Nominees, Past Winners

All you need to know about the 64th edition of the Ballon d'Or -- live streaming, TV telecast, nominees, date, time and venue


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