Monday, January 19, 2015

Friday, January 16, 2015

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Cristiano Ronaldo won the award for the second successive year on Monday but the Arsenal boss insists he prefers the focus to be on the team, rather than an individual.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

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As los Blancos celebrated an individual award, Diego Simeone's side collectively put them to the sword for the fourth time a row - inspired by the club's very own golden boy.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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The Dutchman is refusing to restrict his options when it comes to hanging up his boots and says he loves the variety that Pep Guardiola's tactics bring to Bayern

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Following an almost-complete snub for the Liga champions at the FIFA award ceremony on Monday, the Rojiblancos coach says he hopes 2015 and beyond are different

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FIFPro has revealed the 55 players who received the most votes for the 2014 World XI. So which stars won the respect of their peers in the annual poll?

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Despite producing one of football’s biggest miracles last season, Diego Simeone's warriors received little acknowledgement in Zurich – unlike their city rivals.

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The former Germany player and coach expressed sympathy for his compatriot, who lost in the final round of Ballon d'Or voting.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

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The Germany coach has gushed that the Bayern defender, who captained the nation to its first World Cup in 24 years last summer, deserves more credit for his talent.

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His 2014 individual triumph was never in doubt, but Cristiano cannot be considered a great until he achieves something with his country - and neither can Leo

Monday, January 12, 2015

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The Real Madrid superstar won the Ballon d'Or for the third time and says he misses his former manager and the club's fans, though he is also keen to win more trophies in Spain

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Goal takes a look at whom the media representatives voted for from around the world, with the Argentine proving to be far more popular than his rival among journalists.

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The 2014 World Cup-winning coach looked around his dressing room before casting his vote for the Ballon d'Or, while others unsurprisingly followed suit.

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International skippers from around the world gave their picks for the prestigious award, with the vast majority backing their teammates.

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As the Portuguese returned to the summit of world football on Monday with his third Golden Ball victory, Goal takes a look at his long and arduous road to the top.