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Ballon d'Or: Messi, Lewandowski Are Favourites, But Players Like Jorginho Deserve A Special Award

One of the most polarising discussions in football every year is the Ballon d'Or and the FIFA Best award. Like any other award, there are always arguments on who should have been nominated or won when the prizes are handed out. This year's Ballon d'Or is no different after last year's award was skipped due to the disruption in football caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

  11 months ago ago
Ballon d'Or: Messi, Lewandowski Are Favourites, But Players Like Jorginho Deserve A Special Award

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Messi Or Lewandowski May Win The Ballon d'Or But Salah Is The Best Player In The World Right Now

The 2021 Ballon d'Or winner will be announced on November 29, and barring a surprise, Lionel Messi or Robert Lewandowski will be declared the winner. And in fairness, they both deserved it given the year they have had, although one could also make a case for Jorginho, who played a vital role in Chelsea's Champions League success and Italy's Euro 2020 victory.

  11 months ago ago
Messi Or Lewandowski May Win The Ballon d'Or But Salah Is The Best Player In The World Right Now

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Ranking countries with the most Ballon D'Or in football history

A lot of players aim to win the Ballon d'or but it's not easy to do so because of it's high level of competition. Some of the greatest players in football history have played for Portugal, Argentina, Germany, Netherland and France. Cristiano Ronaldo is often considered one of the greatest players of all time that have played for Portugal.

  11 months ago ago
Ranking countries with the most Ballon D'Or in football history

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Fathers and sons who represented different national teams

Club football allows a player to change teams regularly, and the new team they play for could be in a different country. When this happens, the players usually go with their families to the new nation, and occasionally, they give birth to some of their children there.

  11 months ago ago
Fathers and sons who represented different national teams

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Meet 6 Nigerians who have been nominated for the Ballon D'Or in the history of the award

1. Finidi George. (Photo credit: Legit on Facebook). Finidi George was one of the few Nigerian players who got Ballon d'Or recognition during a period that could be described as the golden age of the country's football in the 90s. The former Ajax and Super Eagles winger was nominated for the award in 1995 after winning the Champions League and four other trophies.

  11 months ago ago
Meet 6 Nigerians who have been nominated for the Ballon D'Or in the history of the award

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10 Football Stars Who May Play Their Last World Cup in 2022

Regarded as football's greatest international competition, the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Qatar, where 32 different countries compete to lay their hand on the prestigious trophy. Here are some players who may likely see the 2022 world cup as their last appearance in the competition

  11 months ago ago
10 Football Stars Who May Play Their Last World Cup in 2022

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2 Reasons Why Messi Should Be Named The Best Footballer In 2021

The 2021 Ballon d'Or is edging closer and a lot of top football players are looking forward to making the final list of the prestigious Ballon d'Or awards. Despite competition from the likes of Benzema, Jorginho, Ronaldo, and Lewandowski, Lionel Messi is the favorite footballer who should win the Ballon d'Or award.

  11 months ago ago
2 Reasons Why Messi Should Be Named The Best Footballer In 2021

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One Reason Why Lionel Messi Has Failed To Score A Goal In The French Ligue 1

Argentine International, Lionel Messi is yet to score a goal in the French Ligue 1 after making four appearances so far in the league this season. The 34 year-old played full 90 minutes last night as Paris Saint Germain held Marseille to a goalless draw at the Stade Orange Velodrome.

  11 months ago ago
One Reason Why Lionel Messi Has Failed To Score A Goal In The French Ligue 1

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Three Lionel Messi Records That Cristiano Ronaldo May Never Break

Many people are of the opinion that Lionel Messi is the greatest football player in history. However, we also have some people who believe that Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi. Lionel Messi has scored more than 750 goals during his professional football career. Below are three Lionel Messi records that Cristiano Ronaldo may never break.

  11 months ago ago
Three Lionel Messi Records That Cristiano Ronaldo May Never Break

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OPINION: Ronaldo Should Have Been Sent Off Because Hazard Was Sent Off For A Similar Event In 2013

The reason why Cristiano Ronaldo was left to complete today's game after causing a commotion in their 5-0 disappointing loss to Liverpool is still unacceptable by some football pundits who believe that the Portugal International Should have been sent off for his bad challenge on a Liverpool player towards the end of the first half.

  11 months ago ago
OPINION: Ronaldo Should Have Been Sent Off Because Hazard Was Sent Off For A Similar Event In 2013

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Ballon D'Or 2021: Winner For This Year's Award Decided.

The winner for the Ballon D'Or 2021 has now been settled on Monday, October 25, as indicated by GFFN. This implies voting for all the 30 shortlisted nominees has been shut. Nonetheless, the winner will be revealed at a ceremony in Paris on November 29.

  11 months ago ago
Ballon D'Or 2021: Winner For This Year's Award Decided.

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Ranking the Top 7 Ballon D'Or Nominees based on This Week's UCL Performance

The Ballon d'Or is a French football award annually presented to football stars for their brilliant performances throughout the year. It has a reputation for being one of the oldest and most prestigious individual awards for footballers. Players for this year's Ballon d'Or award have already been nominated and in this article, I will be ranking the top seven of them by their performances in this week's UCL games.

  11 months ago ago
Ranking the Top 7 Ballon D'Or Nominees based on This Week's UCL Performance

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Seven Records Cristiano Ronaldo Has Broken or Set Since He Joined Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United was the most talked about transfer of the summer as he completed his sensational return to the club. Cristiano Ronaldo has been in impressive form since his return to Manchester United. He has also been outstanding for his national team. Since the beginning of the season, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner has broken several records and in no particular order, below are seven of them:

  11 months ago ago
Seven Records Cristiano Ronaldo Has Broken or Set Since He Joined Man Utd

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Opinion - Why Leo Messi is more deserving of the 2021 Ballon D'or than Lewandowski and CR7

The talk of the town for the past couple of weeks has been the 2021 Ballon D'or award, where Leo Messi is set to win his 7th Golden Ball, but as things stands, he is challenged by the current FIFA Best Player of the Year Robert Lewandowski.

  11 months ago ago
Opinion - Why Leo Messi is more deserving of the 2021 Ballon D'or than Lewandowski and CR7

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Starting XI Of Players Who Missed the Ballon d'Or Shortlist

Following the announcement of the Ballon d'Or candidates in recent weeks, fans have expressed a number of concerns. Some think that top players were left out. This is despite the fact that they have done very well in the previous season. On this note, we will be taking a look at the starting XI of players who missed the Shortlist.

  11 months ago ago
Starting XI Of Players Who Missed the Ballon d'Or Shortlist

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Why Manchester United's Poor Form May Not Affect Ronaldo's Chance Of Winning The 2022 Ballon D'or

Manchester United is currently not in a good form as their Premier League title race start has not been impressive. Manchester United have who started the season in high spirit is currently in poor form as they have failed to get a win in their last 4 Premier League matches this season.

  11 months ago ago
Why Manchester United's Poor Form May Not Affect Ronaldo's Chance Of Winning The 2022 Ballon D'or

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The 2021 Ballon D'or voting is over - The leaders of the race

Football's most prestigious award is up for grabs. The award is back after the 2020 edition was called off due to the pandemic that took place. The 30-man nominees for the award were released on the 8th of October 2021 alongside nominees in other categories such as the Women's Ballon D'or, Yachine trophy for the best goalkeeper and the Kopa trophy for young player of the year.

  11 months ago ago
The 2021 Ballon D'or voting is over - The leaders of the race

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Opinion: Why Leo Messi is the favourite to win the 2021 Ballon D'or

The race for the 2021 Ballon D'or is undoubtedly between Leo Messi and Robert Lewandowski, with the pair going head to head again for the second consecutive year. This article will focus solemnly on why Leo will win the Ballon D'or this year. This YEAR's Stats/Trophies:

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Opinion: Why Leo Messi is the favourite to win the 2021 Ballon D'or

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El Clasico: 13 Players That Have Won The Ballon D'Or Title With Real Madrid And Barca In The Past

With the El Classico match played yearly in La Liga between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, here are some players that have graced the football game. The rivalry between both teams has lingered for over several decades and would continue to linger on. However, here are some footballers that have won the Ballon d'Or with either of the team, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.

  11 months ago ago
El Clasico: 13 Players That Have Won The Ballon D'Or Title With Real Madrid And Barca In The Past

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Ballon D'Or 2021: The winner of this year award has been decided

The winner of the Ballon D'Or 2021 will be announced on Monday, October 25, according to GFFN. This means that the voting period for all 30 nominees on the shortlist has come to an end. The winner, will be announced during a ceremony in Paris on November 29.

  11 months ago ago
Ballon D'Or 2021: The winner of this year award has been decided