Friday 27 November 2015
Barcelona's former club chief says the 28-year-old deserves his Goal 50 trophy and claims the four-time Ballon d'Or winner can now be considered the game's greatest-ever player
The Barcelona legend has hailed his former team-mate as the finest footballer in history and believes the Goal 50 winner can keep on improving as he has since his teenage years
Ever wondered what the Barcelona star's life was like before he joined Barcelona? Goal has spoken to those who knew him when he was just a prodigiously talented young boy...
This rarely seen footage shows the Goal 50 winner scoring a stunning goal in his homeland for Newell's Old Boys' youth team
Fifty footballing heavyweights entered the ring for the eighth edition of the global prize but it was the fleet-footed Argentine who danced his way to victory
The Goal 50 is a prestigious, annual award that recognises and ranks the world's 50 best footballers of the past 12 months...
The Barcelona icon has been crowned the winner of the 2015 Goal 50 for a record-breaking fourth time
The Barcelona star won the Goal 50 and his coach says it is his focus on the team instead of his own gain which makes him a true great in the world's game
Lionel Messi has been crowned as the winner of the 2015 Goal 50 - but what is the roll of honour since the award was created seven years ago?
The Barcelona and Argentina forward expresses his gratitude at winning the trophy for a record fourth time and says that he hopes to carry his fine form into 2016
The Argentine has dethroned Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who finished second, with Messi's team-mates Luis Suarez and Neymar coming home third and fourth, respectively
Has Cristiano Ronaldo retained his title as the best player in the world or has the Real Madrid superstar been displaced at the top of the pile?
Thursday 26 November 2015
Ahead of the grand unveiling of the order and winner on Friday, you now know each and every player who has made our countdown of the world's best - but who will be triumphant?
EXCLUSIVE: The Chelsea midfielder spent a season playing alongside the Barcelona attacker at Camp Nou and he is in no doubt that the Brazilian is destined for greatness
Ahead of Friday's big announcement, the Selecao icon says that the Argentina captain should be recognised for the key role he played in Barcelona's treble triumph last season
Goal is delighted to announce the Liga players who have made this year's Goal 50...
Wednesday 25 November 2015
The 34-year-old has made the list for the seventh time in eight years after leading PSG to another Ligue 1 title and playing a key role in Sweden's qualification for Euro 2016
The Brazil international can fully understand why the 22-year-old midfielder - and fellow Goal 50 nominee - is being continually compared with the iconic playmaker
The Bayern Munich hitman has admitted to Goal that he cannot choose between the Barcelona No.10 and Real Madrid ace, and says he's loving life at the Allianz Arena
The Goal 50-shortlisted star has explained the background behind his famous risk-taking performances for Bayern Munich and Germany in an exclusive interview with Goal