Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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FIFA has backed president Gianni Infantino's plan to expand the game's showpiece event from 32 teams to 48 - here, Goal gives you the lowdown on what happened and why

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The World Cup winner believes his fellow Brazilian is already competing at a level similar to that of Barcelona and Real Madrid's leading lights

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The Real Madrid talisman won the Best FIFA Men's Player award - but how is he performing compared to his rivals since the start of 2016-17?

Monday, January 9, 2017

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Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates were not at the Best FIFA Football Awards gala on Monday, frustrating the Argentina legend

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The Real Madrid star was named as the winner of the award at Monday's ceremony in Zurich and, predictably, neither of the world's top two players voted for each other

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Football fans on social media expressed their happiness at the Real Madrid star's latest win, claiming he deserved to finish ahead of Messi and Griezmann

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The last year has been the pinnacle of Cristiano's career as he claimed two continental crowns, won the Ballon d'Or and added the FIFA prize on Monday

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The Real Madrid superstar enjoyed a staggering 2016 and has now been awarded the title of the best player in the world, beating Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann

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The Liga giants have prioritised Wednesday's Copa del Rey game against Athletic Bilbao over the event in Zurich, with Cristiano Ronaldo tipped to beat the Argentine

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The famous actress will take centre stage to reveal the winner of FIFA's big prize and is set to win over a few fans as she appears alongside Ronaldo, Messi and Griezmann

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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The American actress and German television presenter have been chosen as the hosts of this year's event, which honours the leading performers in world football

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Saturday, December 24, 2016

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World football's governing body is considering the possibility of allowing only captains to talk to referees, taking inspiration from rugby, explains the Dutch legend