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Ronaldo, Loew, Rodriguez take home top honours at FIFA award ceremony

Jan 13, 2015

Ronaldo, Loew, Rodriguez take home top honours at FIFA award ceremony

Cristiano Ronaldo lifted his third FIFA world footballer of the year award in an overwhelming win over eternal rival Lionel Messi, Barcelona's Argentine magician. #Barcelona #football #FIFA #KickingAround #Messi #Ronaldo #Ballon d'Or #Loew #Neuer #rival #FIFA awards
'I don't know where I'll be next year: Messi flip-flops on Barcelona

Jan 13, 2015

'I don't know where I'll be next year: Messi flip-flops on Barcelona

Lionel Messi saw arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo beat him to the Ballon d'Or in Zurich and then reignited speculation over his own future. #Sports #Barcelona #Chelsea #football #Lionel Messi #Spain #KickingAround #Real Madrid #Cristiano Ronaldo #Ballon d'Or #Rumour
Photos: Messi, Neuer snubbed as Ronaldo takes home Ballon d'Or for third time

Jan 13, 2015

Photos: Messi, Neuer snubbed as Ronaldo takes home Ballon d'Or for third time

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, is congratulated by FIFA President Sepp Blatter (R) after winning the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014 during the soccer awards ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich. Ronaldo, who won the award for the second time in a row and third overall, was voted ahead of Argentina forward Lionel Messi and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in the annual poll. Reuters #FIFA #Cristiano Ronaldo #Messi #SportsTracker #Ronaldo #Ballon d'Or
Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Ballon d'Or award

Jan 13, 2015

Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Ballon d'Or award

Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the second year running and the third overall on Monday and said he wanted to become "one of the greatest players of all time." #football #Lionel Messi #FIFA #Cristiano Ronaldo #SportsTracker #Ballon d'Or #Awards #footballer #Neuer
Cristiano clear favourite for Ballon d'Or, says Ronaldo

Dec 11, 2014

Cristiano clear favourite for Ballon d'Or, says Ronaldo

Brazil football great Ronaldo described Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo's goal-scoring run as "unthinkable", and said the Portuguese forward is a clear favourite for the Ballon d'Or award. #Real Madrid #Cristiano Ronaldo #SportsTracker #Ballon d'Or
Why 'Sweeper Keeper' Neuer deserves the Ballon d'Or ahead of Messi and Ronaldo

Dec 02, 2014

Why 'Sweeper Keeper' Neuer deserves the Ballon d'Or ahead of Messi and Ronaldo

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are goal-scoring phenoms. There are quick, have amazing dribbling skills, are lethal in front on goal. They are also a marketing dream and they deserve a place on the Ballon d'Or shortlist. #Sports #football #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #Cristiano Ronaldo #Ballon d'Or #World Cup 2014 #Manuel Neuer
Neuer first goalkeeper since 2002 to make FIFA short list for Ballon D'Or

Dec 01, 2014

Neuer first goalkeeper since 2002 to make FIFA short list for Ballon D'Or

Germany and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Neuer helped his country win this year's World Cup and often doubled up as a sweeper. #Lionel Messi #KickingAround #Cristiano Ronaldo #Ballon d'Or #Manuel Neuer #FIFA World Player of the Year
Real Madrid urge UEFA president to be neutral on Ballon d'Or

Nov 29, 2014

Real Madrid urge UEFA president to be neutral on Ballon d'Or

Expressing 'surprise' over Michel Platini's statements on the Ballon d'Or prize, Spanish club Real Madrid have urged the UEFA president to be neutral. #football #KickingAround #Real Madrid #Cristiano Ronaldo #UEFA #Michel Platini #Ballon d'Or
Portugal's Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Ronaldo

Nov 20, 2014

Portugal's Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the third time, according to Brazil legend Ronaldo. #NewsTracker #football #Ronaldo #Ballon d'Or #Christiano Ronaldo