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Ronaldo snubs Messi, names who should win Ballon d’Or ‘without a doubt’

The Ballon D'Or is perhaps football's most coveted individual award. Messi now has the most awards, with six, followed by Ronaldo, who has five. When the 2021 edition is published in late November, the difference is projected to grow even more, with Messi the current favorite.

  3 months ago ago
Ronaldo snubs Messi, names who should win Ballon d’Or ‘without a doubt’

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Top 5 Ballon d’Or Winners Who Never Won The UEFA Champions League

Some of the best footballers in history have been privileged to win the Ballon d’Or award. A title given to the best soccer player for a calendar year. Some of these Ballon d’Or receipts have won multiple trophies including the prestigious UEFA Champions League.

  5 months ago ago
Top 5 Ballon d’Or Winners Who Never Won The UEFA Champions League

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The Best Goalkeeper Ever

Lev Yashin was a Soviet professional footballer, regarded by many as the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the sport. He was known for his athleticism, positioning, stature, bravery, imposing presence in goal, and acrobatic reflex saves. Was Lev Yashin really the best goalkeeper ever?

  4 months ago ago
The Best Goalkeeper Ever

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3 reasons why real Madrid star, Karim Benzema can win the Ballon d’Or of this season

If we're talking about who the best players in the world are right now, there's no denying that Karim Benzema is one of them. Since Cristiano Ronaldo's departure, he has become the face of Real Madrid, and he has stepped up in every department to help the club win games.

  4 months ago ago
3 reasons why real Madrid star, Karim Benzema can win the Ballon d’Or of this season

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The Lionel Messi Record That May Never Be Broken

Lionel Messi is widely considered the best player in the world. The Argentine has been at the peak of his powers for over a decade, winning six Ballon d’Or titles over that period. The little magician smashed the record set by Gerd Muller that stood for 76 years in the 2012-13 season by scoring 33 times throughout 21 consecutive LaLiga matches.

  4 months ago ago
The Lionel Messi Record That May Never Be Broken

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6 Lewandowski Stats That Could Make Him Win The 2021 Ballon D'or

The 2021 Ballon d’Or ceremony will take place on Monday, 29 November after a 30-man shortlist for the award was announced. Many football analysts believed Lewandwoski should have been awarded the last year's ballon d'or after France Football revealed it would not be held due to Covid-19 Pandemic.

  3 months ago ago
6 Lewandowski Stats That Could Make Him Win The 2021 Ballon D'or

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Reason Why Chelsea Dominate As France Football Release Nominees For Ballon dOr 2021

Photo Credit: Baboyo.com Five Chelsea stars were nominated for the Ballon d’Or award for the year 2021. It was good news for the London side as Romelu Lukaku, Cesar Azpilicueta, Mason Mount, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante were part of the nominees.

  3 months ago ago
Reason Why Chelsea Dominate As France Football Release Nominees For Ballon dOr 2021

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3 Players Who Could Win Ballon d Or Ahead Of Messi And Jorginho Based On Their Performance.

The conversations and debates surrounding this year’s Ballon d’Or award are beginning to gather steam with a few months left. Although the award is only presented in December. By analyzing their performance so far and making a projection of what is likely to happen in 2021, who do you think is best positioned to take the award this year?

  4 months ago ago
3 Players Who Could Win Ballon d Or Ahead Of Messi And Jorginho Based On Their Performance.

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Lionel Messi names four players who deserve to win Ballon d’Or this year

Lionel Messi has named four players who he feels deserve to take his Ballon d’Or title this year. The Argentine won his sixth Ballon d’Or at the end of 2019 and still retains it after the decision not to give out the award last year, due to the effect the pandemic had on the global game.

  3 months ago ago
Lionel Messi names four players who deserve to win Ballon d’Or this year

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Ballon d’ Or: Lionel Messi Shuns Ronaldo, Names The Players He Will Vote For

Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi, who has won Ballon d’Or six times, has decided to vote for his teammates Kylian Mbappe and Neymar in the 2021 Ballon d’Or, although he is among the candidates to win the prize himself and faces a very tough competition.

  3 months ago ago
Ballon d’ Or: Lionel Messi Shuns Ronaldo, Names The Players He Will Vote For

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The Most Favorites Players To Win The 2021 Ballon d'Or

The conversations and debates surrounding this year’s Ballon d’Or award are beginning to gather steam with a few months left. Although the award is only presented in December. Who will be voted the best football player in the world of the year 2021? This is the question that torments all minds.

  3 months ago ago
The Most Favorites Players To Win The 2021 Ballon d'Or

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I don’t miss the Ballon d’Or, it’s the Ballon d’Or that misses me- Ibrahimovic

Known for controversial statements he has made over the years, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made another hilarious comment regarding the fact that he has never won the Ballon d’Or. The AC Milan striker stressed that, in his opinion, it is him who should be considered as the finest player in the world, despites never having received the prize.

  4 months ago ago
I don’t miss the Ballon d’Or, it’s the Ballon d’Or that misses me- Ibrahimovic

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Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks International Record And Equalled Another In A Dramatic World Cup Qualifier

Cristiano Ronaldo broke the world record for goals scored in men's international football after scoring a brace in Portugal’s 2-1 win over the Republic of Ireland on Wednesday night, in the World Cup qualifying rounds. The Manchester United played scored his 110th and 111th international goal for his country with a doubleheader in a dramatic win, after his penalty was saved by the Irish goalkeeper, making it a total of 28 header goals he scored for his country.

  4 months ago ago
Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks International Record And Equalled Another In A Dramatic World Cup Qualifier

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"Welcome home"- Manchester United celebrate CR7 return via Twitter handle.

Manchester United confirmed on Friday that the club has reached an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of football legend Cristiano Ronaldo. The Club announces his signing via their Twitter handle, the club said, “welcome home”. “Manchester United is delighted to confirm that the club has reached agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo, subject to agreement of personal terms, visa and medical.

  5 months ago ago

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Cristiano Ronaldo writes emotional farewell speech to Juventus fans as he returns to Manchester United.

International football legend, Cristiano Ronaldo, has agreed to return to his former club, Manchester United, following the expiration of his three-year contract with Juventus. Ronaldo left Juventus for Manchester United, in a £19.4 million deal. The transfer was confirmed in a statement released at the official website of the Manchester United, on Friday, August 27.

  5 months ago ago
Cristiano Ronaldo writes emotional farewell speech to Juventus fans as he returns to Manchester United.

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'Mohamed Salah can win Ballon d’Or' - Klopp

Jurgen Klopp claims Mohamed Salah has a chance of winning the Ballon d’or: ‘But I have no idea how exactly you win it.’ The Egyptian has bagged 10 goals in 10 matches so far this season across all competitions. When asked whether or not the former Roma star could win the title.

  3 months ago ago
'Mohamed Salah can win Ballon d’Or' - Klopp

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Messi surpasses Pele’s international goalscoring record with hat trick against Bolivia

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick against Bolivia in the World Cup qualifying fixture at the Monumental Stadium in Buenos Aires. The six-time Ballon d’Or award winner has now surpassed Pele in the list of South American goalscorers, with the Brazilian legend having 77 goals at the international level.

  4 months ago ago
Messi surpasses Pele’s international goalscoring record with hat trick against Bolivia

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Top 5 candidates to win the Ballon d’Or trophy this year

The Ballon d’Or award is given out by France Football to the best player of the year, and the conversation for the award is still on. The official announcement will be made in November, but the debate for the rightful recipient is in full force amongst fans.

  3 months ago ago
Top 5 candidates to win the Ballon d’Or trophy this year

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Manchester United Reach Agreement With Juventus To Re-sign Forward

According to a report released yesterday, Friday, 27th of August, 2021 on www.manutd.com, Manchester United confirmed that they have reached an agreement to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus to Manchester United, subject to agreement of personal terms, visa and medical. Photo Credit: www.manutd.com

  5 months ago ago
Cristiano Ronaldo: Manchester United Reach Agreement With Juventus To Re-sign Forward

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Photos: Cristiano Ronaldo Joins Manchester United

Photo Credit: Manchester United official page Manchester United took to their verified Twitter handle to share comments, about how Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted to join the club. The report reads "Manchester United is delighted to confirm that the club has reached an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo, subject to agreement of personal terms, visa and medical.

  5 months ago ago
Photos: Cristiano Ronaldo Joins Manchester United