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...

Mauro Icardi named Serie A Footballer of the Year

Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi has been named the Serie A Footballer of the Year for his exploits in 2018 The Argentine striker scored 29...

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...

Buffon defends Ronaldo’s Ballon d’Or absence

Gianluigi Buffon insists Cristiano Ronaldo, like anyone else, is free to make his own decisions after he didn't show up at the Ballon d'Or...

Gareth Bale thinks he deserved the Puskas Award 

Welsh forward Gareth Bale, finally opened up about not winning this year's Puskas Award and losing vs Mohamed Salah. Award season was really hard for Gareth...

Official: Luka Modric wins the 2018 Ballon d’Or

By a large margin of nearly 300 votes over Cristiano Ronaldo, Croatian midfielder Luka Modric win the 2018 Ballon d'Or. It finally happened, Luka Modric...

Opinion: Messi doesn’t deserve a Ballon d’Or nomination

It's time to address a subject that may be hurtful to several football fans, which is the fact that Lionel Messi doesn't deserve a...

Blaise Matuidi: Cristiano Ronaldo should win the Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo was recently nominated for the Ballon d'Or award and his Juventus teammate Blaise Matuidi feels the Portuguese star deserved to win again. If...

The Ballon d’Or winner has already been notified 

France Football journalist Pascal Ferré, has reportedly revealed that the Ballon d'Or winner has already been notified by the publication. With the prestigious Ballon d'Or ceremony fast...

Simeone: Griezmann did more than even Ronaldo & Messi in 2018

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone believes Antoine Griezmann is a worthy winner of the 2018 Ballon d’Or award The 27-year-old forward's impressive displays this year...

Antoine Griezmann’s last chance for the Ballon d’Or

The Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona match, will be the last chance that Antoine Griezmann will get to make his case for the Ballon d'Or. There literally will...

Allegri: Ronaldo deserves the Ballon d’Or

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri is adamant that Cristiano Ronaldo clearly deserves a record sixth Ballon d’Or this year Italian news outlet Tuttosport claimed that neither...

Ronaldo shockingly not in the Ballon d’Or award list

The final three for the Ballon d’Or award have been revealed but Cristiano Ronaldo is not anywhere near the list. The Portuguese superstar and Lionel...

Mijatovic: Modric is the clear winner for the Ballon d’Or

Former Real Madrid forward Predrag Mijatovic feels that Luka Modric is the strong favourite for this year's Ballon d'Or Football's most highly-coveted individual award has...

Griezmann: I’m not obsessed with winning the Ballon d’Or

Antoine Griezmann revealed that France's distaste for players chasing individual glory means that winning the Ballon d'Or is not an obsession The Atletico Madrid forward...

Cavani: Varane deserves the Ballon d’Or more than Modric

Edinson Cavani reckons that a Frenchman should win the 2018 Ballon d'Or and identified Raphael Varane as the deserving winner Experts have got their money...

L’Equipe hints a Ballon d’Or podium without Griezmann

French journal L'Equipe has released a video in which they hint a Ballon d'Or podium without the presence of Antoine Griezmann. During the last couple...

Modric: Nothing changes if I win Ballon d’Or

Luka Modric has reiterated that he remains unconcerned over whether or not he ends up winning the 2018 Ballon d'Or The 33-year-old playmaker is the...

Mane and Salah nominated for BBC award

Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah have both been nominated for the BBC African Footballer of the year award The Liverpool duo scored 20 and 44...

Modric: Ballon d’Or outcome won’t change my perfect year

Luka Modric admits he wants the 2018 Ballon d'Or, but added it wouldn't change his brilliant year whether he wins it or not Football's most...

Explaining Wayne Rooney and Harry Kane’s picture

During the initial homage to Wayne Rooney before England's match against the United States, we saw Harry Kane in the picture. We explain why. This...

Figo thinks Luka Modric deserved the Goal 50 award

Portuguese legend Luis Figo, confirmed that he believes Luka Modric completely deserves the Goal 50 Award for best player in the world. We recently reported that Goal.com, recently...

Gerardo Martino named 2018 MLS Coach of the Year

Atlanta United's Gerardo Martino has been awarded the 2018 MLS Coach of the Year prize The former Barcelona and Argentina manager saw off of Los...

Ibrahimovic wins MLS Goal of the Year award

Zlatan Ibrahimovic won the Major League Soccer's Goal of the Year prize on Tuesday for his debut LA Galaxy goal in March The Swedish striker...

Modric beats Ronaldo & Salah to 2018 Goal 50 award

Luka Modric was crowned Goal's Player of the Year ahead of fellow finalists Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah The 33-year-old playmaker produced the finest performances...

Victor Lindelof named Sweden’s Player of the Year

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof has been awarded Sweden's Player of the Year prize The 24-year-old beat last year's winner Andreas Granqvist to the Golden...

Ibrahimovic beats Rooney as best MLS Newcomer

With 36% of the total votes, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has beaten Wayne Rooney as the MLS Newcomer of the Year Award after his first season...

Mbappe: Ronaldo & Messi’s Ballon d’Or domination is over

Kylian Mbappe rates Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as the world's best players, but doubts either of them will win a record sixth Ballon...

Griezmann takes one more step towards the Ballon d’Or

With Atletico Madrid's victory against Dortmund, along came Antoine Griezmann's stellar performance and another claim for the Ballon d'Or. There is no doubt that the...

Varane: “If a Frenchman wins the Ballon d’Or we’ll be happy”

France defender Raphael Varane doubts there will be any problems within the national team over who wins the Ballon d'Or The Real Madrid star is...

Xavi thinks Neymar can be like Messi, not Mbappé

The former Barcelona player doesn't seem to agree with the Kylian Mbappé hype, he thinks Neymar is more like Messi than the Frenchman. As both...

Guardiola: It is a “dream come true” to manage in England

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has admitted that coming to England is a “dream come true” as he was honoured by the Football Writers’...

Ronaldo gets pampered by the Juventus president

After the goal he scored against Genoa two weeks ago, Cristiano Ronaldo reached an all-time record for which he was recognized by the Juventus...

Rooney and Ibrahimovic, nominated for the MVP award

It was revealed this Wednesday that both Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney are nominated for the MVP award in this MLS season. Absolutely nobody can...

Alisson Becker proud of Ballon d’Or nomination

Liverpool's Alisson Becker is proud to have made the 30-man shortlist for 2018 Ballon d'Or as a goalkeeper The Brazilian had a breakthrough campaign at...

Allegri: “Ronaldo deserves to win the Ballon d’Or”

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has no doubts over Cristiano Ronaldo's credentials for a record sixth Ballon d'Or award The five-time winner is among the 30...

Ronaldo takes swipe at every player except Messi

Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo, came after all the other Ballon d'Or prospects by stating that only him and Messi are at the very top. It's always nice...

Platini thinks Varane should win the Ballon d’Or

Former UEFA president Michel Platini, revealed that choosing the Ballon d'Or has never been easier as he would vote Raphael Varane. It appears that former UEFA president...

Ronaldo: “I deserve a sixth Ballon d’Or”

Cristiano Ronaldo has his eyes firmly set on a third straight Ballon d’Or award this year for a record sixth time The Juventus forward is...

Sutton: Van Dijk is the third best player in the world

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk should have been a nominee for this year’s Ballon d’Or as he is the third best player in the...

Modric: Griezmann is the French player who deserves to win the...

Antoine Griezmann is the most deserving of all three French nominees for the 2018 Ballon d'Or, says Luka Modric The Atletico Madrid striker is in the...

Griezmann hopes to make it into Atletico Madrid’s history

French forward Antoine Griezmann expects to win the Ballon d'Or so he can become an integral part of Atletico Madrid's history as one of...

Shevchenko: Hazard can win the Ballon d’Or at Chelsea

Ukranian legend Andriy Shevchenko revealed that he thinks Eden Hazard actually has a shot at winning the Ballon d'Or playing for Chelsea. Just this week...

Deschamps: I hope a Frenchman wins the Ballon d’Or

Didier Deschamps is hoping to see a Frenchman win the Ballon d'Or this year due to the success of his players for both country and...

Griezmann: “A Frenchman must win the Ballon d’Or”

Antoine Griezmann believes that only a Frenchman should win the 2018 Ballon d'Or after the national side's World Cup success Griezmann, along with France teammates Kylian Mbappe...

Mbappe, Kluivert & Donnarumma up for Kopa Trophy

Kylian Mbappe leads the way for the 10-man shortlist of the inaugural Kopa Trophy The Paris Saint-Germain and France superstar will compete with the likes of AS...

Frank Lampard inducted into Football Hall of Fame

Frank Lampard was inducted into the Legends of Football Hall of Fame on Monday night The Chelsea legend, who now manages Derby County, was presented the...

Final 30-man shortlist for 2018 Ballon d’Or

The final 30-man shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or award has been unveiled with eight Real Madrid players included The Ballon d’Or is a prestigious...

Hazard & Griezmann join the Ballon d’Or shortlist

Eden Hazard and Antoine Griezmann are the latest big names to join the shortlist for the 2018 Ballon d'Or Earlier today it was announced that five-time...

Ronaldo nominated for Ballon d’Or award

Cristiano Ronaldo has been nominated for the 2018 Ballon d’Or award The five-time winner inspired Real Madrid to a third successive Champions League crown last season and scored...

Mbappe: “The Ballon d’Or? Why not?”

Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe is refusing to rule out anything when it comes to the Ballon d'Or after scoring four goals in Paris Saint-Germain's 5-0...

First 5 Ballon d’Or nominees announced

Sergio Aguero and Gareth Bale are among the first names selected for this year's men's Ballon d'Or award Bale is joined by fellow Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema in...

Hazard doesn’t care if he’s amongst the best in England

Belgian winger Eden Hazard couldn't care less if he is the best player in England, that's exactly what could give him the distinction soon. This...

Rakitic: Messi should win the Ballon d’Or

Ivan Rakitic has done a U-turn by stating that Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi rightfully deserves the Ballon d'Or following a terrific performance in a...

Golden Boy 2018: 40-man shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2018 Golden Boy award has been reduced from 100 to 40 players Each year, Italian newspaper Tuttosport hands out the award to the...

Di Maria: Mbappe is a future Ballon d’Or winner

It won't take long for Kylian Mbappe to one day win the Ballon d’Or, reckons his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Angel Di Maria The 19-year-old striker is expected to...

Ronaldo & Messi anger FIFA president after award snub

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is understood to be fuming over Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's absence at this year’s The Best awards ceremony in London The five-time...

Video: Ronaldo breaks silence on losing out in FIFA awards

Cristiano Ronaldo has broken his silence on FIFA’s The Best awards that saw him lose out to both Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah respectively The Juventus...

Ancelotti: “I think Ronaldo should always win the Ballon d’Or”

Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti knows first-hand just how great Cristiano Ronaldo is and backed him to win a record sixth Ballon d'Or Ronaldo and Lionel...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Salah didn’t deserve Puskas Award

Zlatan Ibrahimovic feels that Mohamed Salah's goal against Everton should not have won FIFA's Puskas Award Fans were outraged to see Salah's strike in the Merseyside derby between...

Players who can compete vs Hazard as England’s best

We talk about three players in the Premier League who can stand a chance against this unplayable version of Eden Hazard in England right now. Last...

Portugal boss: It’s strange Ronaldo hasn’t won any award

Fernando Santos suggested that something strange is happening as Cristiano Ronaldo didn't win either the UEFA or FIFA Player of the Year awards The 33-year-old...

How The Best virus affects Real Madrid every year

There is a very embarrassing statistic that describes the moment Real Madrid is going through right now perfectly, The Best awards always affect them. Real...

How France’s young and old helped the team win the WC

Manager Didier Deschamps explained how 14 of his footballers have never played in the World Cup before, but they had a little help France national...

Marta feels a great responsibility after winning The Best award

The Brazilian footballer has been chosen for the sixth time as the best women's player in the world and she believes she can give...

Deschamps feels honored by The Best award

The French manager can brag about being one of three people in the world to have won the FIFA World Cup as player and...

Baptista: PSG must become a Champions League force to help Neymar

Julio Baptista feels that Paris Saint-Germain must be a force to be reckoned with in the Champions League in order for Neymar to become...

The reasons James can fight to win the Ballon d’Or

Let's look deeper into the reasons we believe that James Rodriguez still has a very good chance of competing for the Ballon d'Or in his...

Neymar’s terrible year leaves him out of all the Awards

One would've thought that Neymar could even make it to the top 10 in the awards circuit this year, but he didn't even make...

James Milner makes fun of Mohamed Salah’s Puskas award

James Milner congratulated Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah on winning FIFA's Puskas Award with his seventh-best goal The Egyptian forward's strike against Everton in December 2017...

Kylian Mbappé mingles with Real Madrid officials

Reports from Spain talk about two very interesting encounters that Kylian Mbappé had with two important figures from Real Madrid at The Best Awards. FIFA's...

Gareth Bale hails Luka Modric as “an unbelievable player”

Gareth Bale praised Real Madrid team-mate Luka Modric as an incredible player after the Croatian claimed FIFA's The Best award The 33-year-old playmaker beat the likes of...

Eden Hazard reveals who he voted for in FIFA’s The Best

Eden Hazard was one of many to vote for Luka Modric at this year's FIFA The Best award The Chelsea star is widely regarded as...

Thibaut Courtois: Now I want to win the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois has his sights set firmly on a maiden Champions League title after being named Goalkeeper of the Year at FIFA's The Best...

Messi voted for Ronaldo in FIFA’s The Best awards

In a very unexpected turn of events, FIFA revealed that Lionel Messi cast one of his votes for The Best award to longtime rival...

How Ronaldo and Florentino can mend their relationship

We will talk to you about the chances there are for Cristiano Ronaldo and Florentino Perez to mend their broken relationship after last summer. To...

Luka Modric: I wanted them to be here

Luka Modric has opened up on the absence of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo at the FIFA Best award ceremony. Modric, 33, who ended the duopoly of Messi...

Merson: Modric deserves the Best FIFA Men’s Award

Former Arsenal player Paul Merson believes Luka Modric truly deserved to win the Best FIFA Men's Award. Modric ended the Messi-Ronaldo duopoly to land the...

The Best: Luka Modric comes on top

The Croatian footballer continues to rule the world of football and now he has beaten Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah once again Real Madrid midfielder...

The Best: Marta once again rules the world

The Brazilian superstar defeated nine other candidates for the FIFA award with nearly 15 percent of the vote With 14.73 percent of the vote, Orlando...

The Best: Messi and Ronaldo together in the FIFA FIFPro World...

Both football superstars have been selected in the World XI; Egyptian Mohamed Salah and Brazil's Neymar Jr. have been snubbed During the FIFA The Best...

The Best: Missing a football match to help a leukemia patient

German footballer Lennart Thy might have saved a life after missing one Eredivisie game to donate stem cells in March When a fan thinks about...

Mohamed Salah, the weakest Puskas Award winner ever

Sorry but the Puskas Award given to Mohamed Salah was the weakest ever given in the gala, there were other two goals that were...

The Best: Peru has the best fans in the world

The South American nation returned to the FIFA World Cup after 36 years and its fans did it with a big bang During the summer,...

The Best: Reynald Pedros rules as women’s coach

The former Marseille, Parma, Napoli and Lyon footballer is now ruling women's football thanks to his managerial skills with Lyon Women Olympique Lyonnais Féminin is a...

Yes, Luka Modric deserves FIFA’s The Best Award

There is a general feeling of discomfort after Luka Modric received FIFA's The Best Award, but he did everything to deserve it this year. This...

The Best: Thibaut Courtois rules the goalkeeping world

The now Real Madrid goalkeeper won the award thanks to his fantastic performances while playing with Premier League club Chelsea last season Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut...

The Best: Didier Deschamps adds another award to his career

The French manager won the 2018 FIFA World Cup with France in Russia, and now he has beaten Zlatko Dalic and Zinedine Zidane to...

The Best: Mohamed Salah wins Puskas award

The Egyptian beat Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the prestigious award for scoring the "most aesthetically pleasing goal" in world football Egyptian footballer...

Ronaldo & Messi to decide world’s best young player

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will team up with former Ballon d'Or winners to decide who is the world's best U-21 player In an award...

The reason Ronaldo won’t attend The Best awards

We tell you more details about Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to not attend The Best awards organized by FIFA this Monday in London, England. The Best...

Messi is getting closer to a legendary Pele record

We look into yet another unique record that Lionel Messi will surely reach, one that only legendary Pele achieved during his career at Santos. Just...

Arsenal’s former defender, Martin Keown, has praised Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown praises Aubameyang, says he reminds him of Thierry Henry. Arsenal’s former defender, Martin Keown, has praised Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after the...

Messi will attend The Best FIFA gala next Monday

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi, will reportedly attend next Monday's The Best FIFA gala despite not being nominated for the major award. Contrary to what Cristiano...

Romelu Lukaku receives Premier League Milestone award

Romelu Lukaku has received a Premier League Milestone award for a century of goals The Manchester United striker reached 100 goals in the English top-flight...

Luka Modric: I want the Ballon d’Or

Luka Modric admits that he's got one eye on winning the Ballon d'Or after receiving a lot of backing from Real Madrid and it's...

Casemiro: Ronaldo should win Ballon d’Or, not Modric

Cristiano Ronaldo should win the Ballon d'Or this year instead of Luka Modric, says the Croatian's Real Madrid team-mate Casemiro Modric has had the most...

Rose: It’s no surprise Pochettino is linked with Europe’s biggest clubs

Tottenham defender Danny Rose insists it's no coincidence that manager Mauricio Pochettino is frequently linked with taking charge of Real Madrid and Manchester United Upon...