Saturday, January 23, 2016
Neymar finished third in the Ballon d'Or race in 2015, but Luis Suarez has backed his Barcelona teammate to become the world's best.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The Barcelona striker turned down the opportunity to attend the awards ceremony in Zurich earlier this month after being named the best player at the Club World Cup in Japan.
Monday, January 18, 2016
Luis Suarez still has the potential to become the best player in the world, according to his former manager Brendan Rodgers.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Despite finishing fourth in the running for the 2015 Ballon d'Or, Robert Lewandowski does not take the award particularly seriously.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Lionel Messi has shown off his own unique pair of platinum Adidas Messi 15 boots to commemorate winning his fifth Ballon d'Or award on Monday.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will doubtless be in the running again, but who could end their dominance of the game's most prestigious individual prize next year?
Tactical voting, bad jokes, a cringe-worthy ceremony and strange selections saw FIFA's famous gala endure an embarrassing edition Monday - and it's nothing new, writes Ben Hayward.
In his latest exclusive column for Goal, the Bayern Munich defender says Lionel Messi deserved to win his fifth title but suggests a format change for the future.
With Lionel Messi ending his reign as the world's best player and Neymar on the rise, the now 30-year-old Portuguese faces an uphill task to reclaim his throne, writes Mark Doyle.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Josep Maria Bartomeu insists Lionel Messi has plenty more good years left in him and will win the Ballon d'Or again in the future.
Paul Pogba is determined to win the FIFA Ballon d'Or at some stage in the future and pip Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the trophy.
The inspirational goalkeeper did not feature among FIFA's top 50 players for the last year, and neither he nor his Italy coach participated in the poll
Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo remains hungry for success and wants to score 500 more goals in the remainder of his career.
Lionel Messi was pleased with the way his situation at Barcelona has changed over the past 12 months after a difficult period.
Lionel Messi has won the 2015 Ballon d'Or, but who did the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Wayne Rooney, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Zlatan Ibrahimovic name in their top three?
Iran manager and former Manchester United assistant Carlos Queiroz snubbed Cristiano Ronaldo in favor of Barcelona forward Messi while Joachim Low opted for Manuel Neuer
Barcelona ace Lionel Messi was over the moon to lift the FIFA Ballon d'Or again after having to settle for second place in 2013 and 2014.
The Argentine won his fifth Ballon d'Or on Monday, a triumph that reflects his stronghold on soccer in the past seven years, writes Ben Hayward.
The Barcelona star capped a stunning year with his fifth World Player of the Year gong, holding off competition from teammate Neymar and Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo.
The World Cup Golden Ball winner capped her standout year with another honor, beating out Germany's Celia Sasic and Japan's Aya Miyama.