Friday 29 January 2016

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To celebrate his 50th birthday, Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour looks back at 1994 when the striker became the first Brazilian to be named Fifa World Player of the Year

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The Barcelona forward has been tipped to become the world player of the year but says helping his team to win trophies motivates him more than the individual accolade

Friday 22 January 2016

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The midfielder isn’t concerned at being omitted from the FIFPro XI - but feels the Catalans should have received greater recognition at the glitzy ceremony

Wednesday 20 January 2016

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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

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The Barcelona star has backed his team-mate to be crowned the world's best player in the future and believes he can achieve anything he wants

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The former Real Madrid player and coach has hailed the Brazilian as an "artistic and original" player believes it will not be long before he is crowned the world's best

Thursday 14 January 2016

Wednesday 13 January 2016

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It's now claimed that the Spanish champions held talks with Fifa over who should present the award to the Argentine - and put forward two suggestions of their own

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The Argentine saw off competition from Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar to pick up football's most prestigious individual honour on Monday and is cherishing his prize already

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Abdulaziz Alshehri was a special guest at the Ballon d'Or gala in Zurich on Monday and spoke to Goal about his experience with some of the world's best footballers

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The 31-year-old Paris Saint-Germain star made Fifa's team of the year for the third consecutive year but has not appeared for his country since Copa America 2015

Tuesday 12 January 2016

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In a letter to Spanish newspaper Marca, Jorge Messi praised his son's scintillating career, and admitted he did not imagine such glory on leaving Argentina

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The Argentina superstar won his fifth Ballon d'Or trophy in Zurich on Monday, beating Cristiano Ronaldo and team-mate Neymar, and has been hailed by his manager

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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

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Florentin Pogba, who is captain of Guinea, used his three votes for Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer, as FifPro XI pick Paul missed out

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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?

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Tactical voting, bad jokes, a cringeworthy ceremony and some strange selections saw Fifa's famous gala endure an embarrassing edition on Monday - and it's nothing new either

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The Barcelona president feels the star player's latest Ballon d'Or win shows the world realises he is the best player of all time has plenty more good years left in him