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Filipe Luis insists that Messi deserved the Ballon d’Or

On his latest interview with Globoesporte, left-back Filipe Luis doubled down on his claim that Lionel Messi deserved to win the Ballon d'Or. The last...

Buffon: ‘Smart’ Neymar & Mbappe can emulate Ronaldo & Messi

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes teammates Neymar and Kylian Mbappe can go on to dominate the Ballon d'Or for the next decade in...

Di Maria: “Mbappe will certainly win the Ballon d’Or”

The "phenomenon" Kylian Mbappe will only get better and will certainly win the Ballon d'Or during his career, says Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Angel Di...

Ronaldo: “I’m not obsessed by individual prizes”

Cristiano Ronaldo insists that winning awards is not an obsession for him after missing out on a record sixth Ballon d'Or Despite scoring 44 goals...

Modric: A lot of people didn’t believe in me in my...

Luka Modric revealed the doubts people had in him during the beginning of his career and added that he's had to work for everything...

Modric slams Ronaldo & Messi’s Ballon d’Or snub

2018 Ballon d'Or winner Luka Modric believes it was unfair of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to not attend this year’s ceremony The Croatian playmaker...

Modric says people don’t realize how important Benzema is to Real

Ballon d'Or winner Luka Modric thinks Benzema deserves more credit from Real Madrid fans, calling him a great goalscorer. Karim Benzema has suffered multiple setbacks...

Ronaldo fuelled by Ballon d’Or snub

Cristiano Ronaldo believes he should have won the Ballon d’Or this year ahead of former teammate Luka Modric but highlighted the snub has only fuelled...

Zlatan says Messi competes with Florentino for Ballon d’Or, not Ronaldo

Ibra's cheeky one-liner comment about Florentino is just what the internet needed. Zlatan Ibrahimovic joked about Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, saying he was responsible...

Rivaldo: Ronaldo deserved a sixth Ballon d’Or

Barcelona legend Rivaldo believes that Cristiano Ronaldo was the rightful winner for the 2018 Ballon d'Or award The Portuguese superstar had another stunning campaign at...

Luka Modric vindicated the midfielder’s role in football

In an interview with GQ Magazine, midfielder Luka Modric explained how his position is just as important as the rest in football. After Luka Modric...

Valverde questions Messi’s Ballon d’Or snub

Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde expressed shock at Lionel Messi missing out in the top three ranked players for this year’s Ballon d’Or award but went on...

Kylian Mbappé’s 2018 gets crowned with the Kopa Award

French sensation Kylian Mbappé, was the first ever young player to receive the brand new Kopa Award during the Ballon d'Or gala last Monday. The world of...

Modric credits Zidane’s influence for Ballon d’Or award

Luka Modric revealed Zinedine Zidane comments spurned him on to reach his true potential and win the 2018 Ballon d'Or The Croatian playmaker ended Cristiano...

Ronaldo’s sister blames “the Mafia” for his Ballon d’Or snub

Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister, Elma, was far from impressed with voters for her brother’s Ballon d’Or snub on Monday night Ronaldo's hopes of a record sixth...

Mbappe: I’ve still got work to do to win a Ballon...

Kylian Mbappe admits he will need to produce more solid performances consistently over the course of the next 12 months to win the 2019...

Modric: Redknapp helped change my career for the better at Spurs

Luka Modric paid tribute to his former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp after winning his maiden Ballon d'Or award on Monday night The 33-year-old playmaker capped...

Modric: Ending Messi and Ronaldo’s duopoly was a victory for football

Luka Modric has dedicated his Ballon d'Or win to all the players who missed out on the top accolade during Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's dominance Real...

Ada Hegerberg plays down sexist comments

Female Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg claims she was happy to dance with Martin Solveig after the French DJ seemingly asked her to twerk on-stage after...

Twerk comments mars historic Ballon d’Or win

French DJ Martin Solveig raised a lot of controversies after asking Norwegian footballer Ada Hegerberg to "twerk" after winning the inaugural Ballon d'Or for best female...

Robert Lewandowski ‘delighted’ to continue scoring run

Robert Lewandowski made it nine goals in five Bundesliga games as Bayern Munich thrashed FC Koln 4-0 on Saturday afternoon.