Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The former West Germany international has lamented the fact that there has been a groundswell of support for the Portuguese because of his World Cup playoff heroics
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The UEFA chief joked that the voting extension was to please Cristiano Ronaldo and suggested that a Spanish player should have won after World Cup 2010.
Monday, December 2, 2013
The Real Madrid forward implied that the FIFA president's apology had been ignored and touched on a number of other topics after receiving an award from Marca.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
As the game's top players battle it out for FIFA's illustrious individual prize, Arsene Wenger has highlighted the potential damage posed to soccer's team ethic.
The Arsenal boss believes the prize goes against the essence of the sport and tempts players into playing for themselves rather than the team.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
The Bayern Munich star admitted his frustration that his compatriot publicly stated he would vote for Cristiano Ronaldo to win the prestigious award.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Although the World Cup winner thinks the Frenchman has earned the accolade, he says he would not be surprised if the award went to the Real Madrid man instead.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The Sweden international claims he is the world's greatest player after equaling the record for goals scored in the group stage of the Champions League.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
The Welsh forward sang the praises of the prolific Portuguese attacker and insists there is no rivalry between them.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
The Frenchman believes he has a strong case for the award this year but concedes that the Real Madrid winger is also a fine candidate.
The forward is in the finest form of his career and is now favorite to claim the Ballon d'Or, so Goal takes a look at his stunning stats with Real Madrid and Portugal this year.
Friday, November 22, 2013
The FIFA president has sung Cristiano Ronaldo's praises but still hinted at his preference for Lionel Messi following the recent controversy concerning the duo.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
The Brazil legend believes the onetime Real Madrid star during his playing days was superior individually than the Argentine.
The country's leader, a fan of Real Madrid, believes the Portuguese deserves to win the prestigious prize for the year's top player ahead of Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The Blaugrana president hopes the media has not swayed the outcome of the voting, but Hristo Stoichkov fears Michel Platini's influence will see the award go to Franck Ribery.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The PSG defender admits he overlooked Brazil star Neymar because it was his understanding he could not vote for his compatriot.
Monday, November 18, 2013
The Spain coach said he is supporting two of his own, and he also defended himself over the controversial decision to play a friendly against Equatorial Guinea.
The veteran midfielder insists his teammate remains the world's best player but admits the "stratospheric" achievements of Cristiano Ronaldo and Franck Ribery pose a threat.
Friday, November 15, 2013
The Real Madrid coach made a lighthearted remark about the Portuguese's chances of winning the individual accolade, insisting no one deserves the prize more than the attacker.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Matias Messi mocked the Portuguese with an incendiary image on Twitter in which both players are pictured alongside the collective and individual trophies each has won since 2009