Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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Emmanuel Petit says his fellow Frenchman, and former Arsenal team-mate, was 'very disappointed' to be beaten to the 2001 award by the then Liverpool striker

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The Real Madrid forward walked away with the top prize for the fourth time in a glittering career, but not everyone thought he was the world's best in 2016

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The Real Madrid and Portugal superstar might have come out on top this year, but he faces a stern challenge to retain the lucrative award in 12 months' time...

Monday, December 12, 2016

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The Portugal international may not have travelled to Zurich to receive this year's award, but he did his best to recreate past successes with a timid yell

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The Portugal international beat out Lionel Messi for the award, and he admitted that he never imagined he would come to win on four occasions

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The Portugal international raised no eyebrows in taking the award once again, but there was plenty of debate over whether he really deserved to be honoured

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The Real Madrid forward claimed the prestigious prize for the fourth time on Monday, an unprecedented achievement for a footballer from the "old continent"

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The prolific forward has been recognised for firing Real Madrid to Champions League glory before then lifting the European Championship with Portugal