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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola sees huge potential in 'in-form' winger Leroy Sane

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola sees huge potential in 'in-form' winger Leroy Sane

Guardiola, who managed five-time Ballon d`Or winner Lionel Messi during his four seasons at Barcelona, has seen enough of Sane so far to realise he has the abilities to become world class.

Obituary: French football legend Raymond Kopa dies aged 85

Obituary: French football legend Raymond Kopa dies aged 85

Winner of the Ballon d`Or in 1958, the attacking midfielder, whose real name was Kopaszewski.

Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri pips Zinedine Zidane to win FIFA best men`s coach award

Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri pips Zinedine Zidane to win FIFA best men`s coach award

Under Ranieri`s leadership, Leicester pulled off a shocker and defy title odds of 5,000-1 to lift the Premier League trophy.

 

 

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo named best player, Fernando Santos best manager at Globe Soccer Awards

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo named best player, Fernando Santos best manager at Globe Soccer Awards

Ronaldo claimed award after helping his country land their first major title at this year`s European Championship and firing Real to a record 11th European Cup triumph.

Cristiano Ronaldo hits 500th goal as Real Madrid reach FIFA Club World Cup final

Cristiano Ronaldo hits 500th goal as Real Madrid reach FIFA Club World Cup final

The European champions will now play shock finalists, J-League champions Kashima Antlers at Yokohama International Stadium on Sunday for yet another title.

Ballon d`Or: Five moments that won Cristiano Ronaldo the coveted prize

Ballon d`Or: Five moments that won Cristiano Ronaldo the coveted prize

For the fourth time in his career Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best player in the world by winning the Ballon d`Or on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo beats rival Lionel Messi to win Ballon d'Or for fourth time

Cristiano Ronaldo beats rival Lionel Messi to win Ballon d'Or for fourth time

Real Madrid's talismanic striker Cristiano Ronaldo has won the prestigious the Ballon d`Or on Monday for the fourth time.

'Phenom' Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or: Zinedine Zidane

'Phenom' Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or: Zinedine Zidane

Ronaldo won both the Champions League with Real and Portugal`s first ever major tournament at Euro 2016 to make him the favourite to land the award for the world`s best player on January 9 next year.

Cristiano Ronaldo vows to come back stronger after injury

Cristiano Ronaldo vows to come back stronger after injury

The 31-year-old has a sprained ligament in his left knee, and Spanish sports daily Marca reported that he is unlikely to return to action before Real`s third game of the domestic La Liga season.

EURO 2016: Portugal seek support for Cristiano Ronaldo's genius

EURO 2016: Portugal seek support for Cristiano Ronaldo's genius

The Portuguese have never failed to advance beyond the group stage at a European Championship and Ronaldo will fancy his chances of becoming the first player to score at four editions.

EURO 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal a terrorist target, claims coach

EURO 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal a terrorist target, claims coach

Portugal start their campaign against Iceland in Saint-Etienne on June 14 in a Group F match.

Lionel Messi finally wins Spain's player of the month award

Lionel Messi finally wins Spain's player of the month award

The award was first introduced in Spain in 2013-14 season.

Lionel Messi's fans vandalise Cristiano Ronaldo's statue in Portugal

Lionel Messi's fans vandalise Cristiano Ronaldo's statue in Portugal

Messi's shirt number was also smeared in red paint on the statue in Portugal striker's hometown.

 

Ronaldo statue in Madeira tagged with Messi`s name

Cristiano Ronaldo`s statue in Funchal, capital of his home island of Madeira, has been tagged with the name and shirt number of arch-rival Lionel Messi, according to local press reports.

Gonzalo Higuain can win Ballon d`Or, says Napoli coach

Gonzalo Higuain can win Ballon d`Or, says Napoli coach

Napoli sit top of the league for the first time since 1990.

Lionel Messi voted La Liga`s top striker for 2014-2015

Lionel Messi voted La Liga`s top striker for 2014-2015

Messi scored 43 goals and was the catalyst for Barcelona`s run to three titles last season -- the Champions League, La Liga and the Spanish Cup.

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar shortlisted for 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or award

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar shortlisted for 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or award

Messi was the catalyst for Barcelona`s impressive run to three titles last season and will be the standout favourite ahead of Ronaldo.

Ballon d`Or ceremony set for January 11, 2016

Ballon d`Or ceremony set for January 11, 2016

 The winner of this year`s Ballon d`Or will be announced at a ceremony in Zurich on January 11, 2016, FIFA announced on Wednesday.

Czech legend Josef Masopust dies aged 84

Czech legend Josef Masopust dies aged 84

Legendary Czech midfielder Josef Masopust, the 1962 Ballon d`Or winner, died aged 84 on Monday, following a long illness, Petr Prochazka from the Josef Masopust Friends Club told AFP.

Jose Mourinho criticises Ballon d'Or's negative impact

Jose Mourinho criticises Ballon d'Or's negative impact

 Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has criticised FIFA`s Ballon d`Or award given to the world`s best player for glorifying the individual at the expense of the team.