Thursday 18 December 2014

Caption

The former Real Madrid left-back has offered his opinion that the Portuguese forward is a more influential player than his Argentine counterpart

Monday 15 December 2014

Caption

EXCLUSIVE: The Dane says the German is the best of a brilliant bunch of shot-stoppers lighting up the game today but still feels that the Portuguese forward will land the award

Sunday 14 December 2014

Caption

EXCLUSIVE: German coach Winfried Schafer says his compatriot's displays for Bayern Munich and the national team should see him crowned as the world's best player

Friday 12 December 2014

Caption

The Barcelona and Real Madrid aces are again favourites to lift the prize in January, but one Manchester United legend feels both should be awarded after similarly impressive years

Thursday 11 December 2014

Wednesday 10 December 2014

Caption

The Argentine is adamant that the Barcelona star remains the best player in the world, with Cristiano Ronaldo the heavy favourite to retain the award

Caption

The Real Madrid star is up against Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer for the individual prize but the Brazil legend is confident it will be a second win in a row for the Portuguese

Tuesday 9 December 2014

Caption

The ex-Real Madrid forward says the trio of stars have earned greater recognition from Fifa, while insisting Juventus can make waves in Europe this season

Caption

The Uruguayan says every footballer wants to win the prestigious accolade but suggested that his Barca team-mate ought to be the frontrunner for his 2014 efforts

Monday 8 December 2014

Caption

The Real Madrid forward is confident his "fantastic" team-mate will beat Barcelona star Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer to the award

Sunday 7 December 2014

Caption

Described by Karim Benzema as "the best goalkeeper in the world", the Ballon d'Or nominee is determined to lift the trophy in France in two years' time

Saturday 6 December 2014

Caption

The former Portugal winger has tipped his compatriot to retain his title as the world's best player, but Fabio Cannavaro believes Manuel Neuer should land the gong

Caption

The Argentine striker has been in deadly form for Manuel Pellegrini's side but was overlooked for the 2014 shortlist and the winger wants trophies to press his case

Caption

The Bayern Munich and Germany star is hoping to buck the trend and become only the second goalkeeper in history to be named as the world player of the year

Thursday 4 December 2014

Caption

The former World Cup-winning captain believes Lionel Messi had a disappointing year by his own standards and has hailed Manuel Neuer as a goalkeeping pioneer