Category: Footballers Central

FIFA World Footballer of the Year Gala Pictures

The World’s 5 best footballers headed off to Zurich this morning for the World Footballer of the Year gala. Xavi Hernandez, Andrès Iniesta & Lionel Messi of Barcelona and Kaka & Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid are all shortlisted. It’s the same as last year, except that Iniesta has taken Torres’ place. Some comments from …

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Bromance Alert:Our Favourite Bromances

What is a bromance? A couple of definitions from Urban dictionary (cos lets face it, it’s not going to be in Oxford): 1. Describes the complicated love and affection shared by two straight males. 2. A non-sexual relationship between two men that are unusually close. 3. A close relationship between two bros to such a …

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Messi presents Ballon d’Or to the Camp Nou: Pictures & Video

Lionel Messi had to sit out Barca’s 1-0 win over Espanol due to injury, but he was there to present his shinny new trophy to the home crowd. The award was presented to him by his mother and he then dedicated it to his family and team mates: For Match Pictures click here

We love Charity, We love Gerard Pique

Gerard Pique was recently involved in the traditional annual calender shoot for Solidarity Talita Foundation for children with Down Syndrome:

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Pep the comedian: Videos and pictures

We all know that he was an amazing player, a great coach and a shrewd tactician. But Pep Guardiola has always provided us with a bit more since he started coaching Barca – plenty of laughs. He is probably one of the funniest managers in the business. With his animated reactions to every little thing, …

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The FIFA Puskás Award

FIFA Have launced the Puskàs Award for the “Goal of the Year” in honour of Hungarian legend Ferenc Puskàs. The nominees for the award are: 1. Emmanuel Adebayor – Villareal 1:1 Arsenal 2. Eliran Atar – Bnei Yehoda 1:1 Maccabi Netanya 3. Michael Essien – Chelsea 1:1 Barcelona 4. Grafite – Wolfsburg 5:1 Bayern Munich …

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Lionel Messi presented with Ballon d’Or: pictures & video

Messi was accompanied by his sister Marisol, brothers Rodrigo & Matias and Barca president Joan Laporta.

Lionel Messi Pictures: Ballon d’Or Press Conference

Lionel Messi arrives for a Press Conference after winning the Ballon d’Or. Pictures!

Tidbits: Yaya Toure unsettled, Andres Iniesta on Facebook & more…

Karim Benzema escaped an accident unhurt yesterday. After leaving Valdebebas, Benzema drove his Audi into a barrier, and then an oak tree in the suburbs of Madrid. The car is apparently pretty badly damaged, but fortunately the French striker is not hurt. Andres Iniesta has launched his own Facebook Page! Yay! And here’s the vid …

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Lionel Messi wins Ballon d’Or (but we knew that already right?)

Lionel Messi of Barcelona & Argentina has been crowned European Footballer of the Year by France Football magazine. Lio is the first Argentine to win the award and he’s won it in style, by the highest ever margin. He scored a whooping 473 points out of a possible 480, leaving his competition in his dust. …

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