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
Friday, November 27, 2015
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
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?
Thursday, November 26, 2015
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
Wednesday, November 25, 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
The Italian's development in his three-and-a-half years at Parc des Princes has been lauded by his team-mate, who thinks he reflects the squad's own learning curve
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The retired midfielder tells Goal that his fellow Frenchman has to be allowed to play without any restrictions if he is to rediscover his very best form
The Colombia star was delighted to be named among the 50 best players on the planet and believes either the Real Madrid or Barcelona man will win the annual award
The Inter striker was happy to earn a place in the Goal 50 but he feels it will be difficult to surpass the best players from his homeland
Monday, November 23, 2015
The 23-year-old has crowned the finest year of his career to date by being named in the 2015 Goal 50 - and the playmaker has the potential to be one of the world's best
The Spain international says that the Dutch winger has the ability to shine in the Premier League, arguing that the 21-year-old just needs time to settle in Manchester
The Manchester City winger says that his fellow Spaniard is a pleasure to play alongside, while he says the Barcelona No.10 is "a very complete player"
Sunday, November 22, 2015
The 2015 Goal 50 will feature the creme de la creme of the footballing elite - but five superstars won't be in the upcoming countdown...
Saturday, November 21, 2015
The Barcelona and Real Madrid stars have won six of the seven awards to date - so who was the only player to disrupt their duopoly?
Friday, November 20, 2015
Fifty football superstars enter the ring as Goal counts down to the eighth edition of the global prize...
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo is the current title-holder but how is the winner of the prestigious prize determined? We reveal all...