Tag: Ballon d'Or

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

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!

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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Ballon d’Or: Down to 10

France Football magazine annonced their 10 finalists for the prestigious Ballon d’Or award. The 10 are: Lionel Messi, Samuel Eto’o, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Kaka, Didier Drogba, Wayne Rooney & Steven Gerrard. 7 of the 10 finalists ply their trade in the Spanish Primera Division, the other 3 are based in …

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Player Profile: Andrei Arshavin

Andrey Arshavin, of Arsenal and Russia. Ballon d’Or nominee.

Ballon d’Or nominees..

  A couple weeks ago, Ballon d’Or nominees were announced. 30 European based players have been short-listed for this prestigious award. The nominees are: Andrey Arshavin  (Arsenal) Karim Benzema  (Real Madrid) Iker Casillas  (Real Madrid) Cristiano Ronaldo  (Real Madrid) Diego  (Juventus) Didier Drogba  (Chelsea) Edin Dzeko  (Wolfsburg) Samuel Eto’o  (Inter Milan) Cesc Fabregas  (Arsenal) Fernando …

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