Updated : 2 days, 14 hours ago IST
Barcelona [UK], Dec 8 (ANI): Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde hailed striker Lionel Messi, saying that scoring a hat-trick was the perfect way to celebrate the Ballon d'Or award.
Updated : 3 days, 13 hours ago IST
Leeds [UK], Dec 7 (ANI): Amidst ongoing speculations regarding Argentine striker Lionel Messi's retirement, Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has said that when a player goes past the age of 30, the end is somehow nearer.
Updated : 5 days, 1 hour ago IST
Barcelona [Spain], Dec 5 (ANI): Barcelona's Lionel Messi will display his sixth Ballon d'Or award to the fans before kickoff in the La Liga game against RCB Mallorca on Sunday (local time).
Updated : 1 week ago IST
Leeds [UK], Dec 3 (ANI): Lionel Messi said he is aware that his 'retirement is approaching'.
Barcelona [Spain], Dec 3 (ANI): Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has hailed Argentine striker Lionel Messi as the greatest player of all time.
New Delhi [India], Dec 3 (ANI): Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav on Tuesday congratulated Barcelona striker Lionel Messi on winning the record sixth Ballon d'Or award.
Paris [France], Dec 3 (ANI): After handing out the Ballon d'Or award to Argentine striker Lionel Messi, Real Madrid's Luka Modric said that football is just not about winning, it is also about having respect for your team-mates and rivals.
Milan [Italy], Dec 3 (ANI): Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo on Monday (local time) was named as the 'Serie A player of the year'.
Paris [France], Dec 3 (ANI): After missing out on the Ballon d'Or, defender Virgil van Dijk paid his respect to Argentine striker Lionel Messi and said one needs to respect his greatness as he has won the award for six times.
Paris [France], Dec 3 (ANI): Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has accused Real Madrid of blocking Cristiano Ronaldo's Ballon d'Or last year.
Paris [France], Dec 3 (ANI): Barcelona striker Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d'Or award while USA women's World Cup superstar Megan Rapinoe picked up the coveted accolade for the second time here on Monday.
Updated : 1 week, 3 days ago IST
Leeds [UK], Nov 30 (ANI): Marseille coach Andre Villas-Boas has backed Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo to win Ballon d'Or despite agreeing that both Lionel Messi and the Juventus star are exceptional.