Category Archives: Ballon d’Or

Espanyol sunk by Messi the Destroyer

An astonishing performance from Leo Messi helped Barça come from behind to beat Espanyol at Camp Nou this evening. Ex-blaugrana Sergio Garcia shot Los Periquitos into an early lead but a hat-trick from Messi and goals from Gerard Piqué and … Continue reading

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Messi, Neymar, Iniesta and Mascherano finalists for 2014 Ballon d’Or

Four Barça players have been included in the final list of 23 candidates for the 2014 Ballon d’Or. Leo Messi, Neymar and Andrés Iniesta who finished second, fifth and sixth respectively in 2013 are again nominated while Javier Mascherano has … Continue reading

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FIFA Awards 2013

There was no surprise last night as Cristiano Ronaldo won the 2013 FIFA Ballon d’Or. If there was any surprise it was the closeness of the vote with Ronaldo polling 27.99% of the votes and just beating the other finalists … Continue reading

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Messi versus Ronaldo and Ribery for 2013 Ballon D’Or

There were no surprises today as FIFA revealed the three finalists for this year’s Ballon d’Or award as Leo Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Franck Ribery. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony in Zurich on January 13.

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