Cristiano Ronaldo

Ballon d'Or: Ronaldo a shoo-in as Suarez and Ribery left out

One-Minute Read Tue 28 Oct, AT 11:17

Spain and Germany dominate shortlist with no English or Italian players and Ronaldo odds-on to win

Cristiano Ronaldo

Why Cristiano Ronaldo must beat Messi to the Ballon d'Or

Talking Point Mon 13 Jan, AT 13:23

Real Madrid superstar is expected to end his rival's reign as the world's best footballer tonight

Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo crushes Ibrahimovic as hat-trick finally eclipses Messi

First Reaction Wed 20 Nov, AT 10:53

Amazing hat-trick earns Portugal a place in Brazil and should see Ronaldo crowned the greatest

Bale joins Messi and Ronaldo on Ballon d'Or shortlist

One-Minute Read Tue 29 Oct, AT 12:49

No Englishmen feature on the 23-man shortlist for Fifa's footballer of the year award

Ballon d'Or: Lionel Messi voted world’s best player yet again

First Post Tue 8 Jan, AT 09:21

Barca failed to win Champions League or Spanish league last year – but still Messi was breathtaking

Messi and Ronaldo battle over boots as well as Ballon d'Or

One-Minute Read Wed 7 Nov, AT 12:15

World's two best footballers launch new boots for Adidas and Nike

Van Persie, Premier League overlooked for Ballon D'Or

First Post Tue 1 Nov, AT 12:56

Only one Englishman and four home-based players are in the running for the Fifa award

Leo Messi

Messi wins Ballon d‘Or despite World Cup flop

News Tue 11 Jan, AT 08:27

Barca striker lucky to get new Fifa prize – and why was Wesley Sneijder not shortlisted?

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