List of award winners at Ballon d`Or ceremony
List of award winners at Ballon d`Or ceremony

Following is the list of award winners at 2014 Ballon d`Or ceremony held in Zurich on Monday:

Ballon D`Or: Joachim Loew rewarded for World Cup win with coach of year
Ballon D`Or: Joachim Loew rewarded for World Cup win with coach of year

Joachim Loew`s feat in guiding Germany to the 2014 World Cup trophy earned him the coach of the year award at the FIFA Ballon D`Or ceremony in Zurich on Monday.

Joachim Loew counting on Manuel Neuer Ballon d`Or success
Joachim Loew counting on Manuel Neuer Ballon d`Or success

Germany`s World Cup winning coach Joachim Loew said Friday that he would be satisfied with nothing less than Manuel Neuer winning the Ballon d`Or title.

Germany fans snap up three million shirts
Germany fans snap up three million shirts

Germany fans have bought more than three million of the white shirt Joachim Loew`s side wore when they won the World Cup in Brazil, according to a report Sunday.

Guardiola, Loew welcome goal-line technology in Germany
Guardiola, Loew welcome goal-line technology in Germany

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola and Germany`s Joachim Loew have both welcomed the decision to introduce goal-line technology into the Bundesliga for next season.

Ballon d'Or award: Will Manuel Neuer break Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo duopoly?
Ballon d'Or award: Will Manuel Neuer break Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo duopoly?

Once again, it's that time of year when football fans argue who deserves to win the prestigious Ballon d'Or award – the greatest award an individual player can win in the sport. Like in the recent past, both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have already started as the favourites to win the award. But their duopoly could see an abrupt ending this January, as the Germany's World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has found himself as one of the three finalists.

Manuel Neuer joins Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi on Ballon D'Or shortlist
Manuel Neuer joins Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi on Ballon D'Or shortlist

 Manuel Neuer became the first goalkeeper since 2002 to make the final short list for the FIFA world player of the year award on Monday when he was included alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the final three.

Joachim Loew to draw up Germany`s masterplan for 2015
Joachim Loew to draw up Germany`s masterplan for 2015

 Germany head coach Joachim Loew has revealed he is drawing up a masterplan for the world champions in 2015 to get their Euro 2016 qualification campaign back on track.

Joachim Loew eyes new start in 2015 after Spain win
Joachim Loew eyes new start in 2015 after Spain win

Joachim Loew is relishing a fresh start for Germany in 2015 after their 1-0 friendly win over Spain capped their World Cup-winning year in style following several below-par performances.

Spain boss promises fireworks against Germany
Spain boss promises fireworks against Germany

Spain boss Vicente del Bosque has demanded his players put on a show as his rejuvenated side prepare to welcome Germany, the team that succeeded them as world champions, in Vigo on Tuesday.

Germany`s Jerome Boateng also out of Spain friendly
Germany`s Jerome Boateng also out of Spain friendly

Germany defender Jerome Boateng is the latest World Cup winner to pull out of Tuesday`s friendly against Spain in Vigo as head coach Joachim Loew`s injury list mounts.

Joachim Loew demands poor Germany improves for Spain
Joachim Loew demands poor Germany improves for Spain

Joachim Loew has demanded Germany improve for Tuesday`s friendly against Spain in Vigo after slamming another poor performance by the world champions as their post-Brazil hangover continues.

Joachim Loew warns Lukas Podolski to consider future at `no fun` Arsenal
Joachim Loew warns Lukas Podolski to consider future at `no fun` Arsenal

Joachim Loew believes striker Lukas Podolski, who has complained of the fun being squeezed out of him at Arsenal, may need to quit the London giants if he is to keep his place in the Germany squad.

Get your mind off World Cup ceremonies, Joachim Loew tells Germans
Get your mind off World Cup ceremonies, Joachim Loew tells Germans

 Germany have seen a dip in form since winning the World Cup in July and a 4-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Gibraltar on Friday was proof the players need to get their mind off the awards and start playing again, coach Joachim Loew said.

Germany ease past Gibraltar 4-0 but Joachim Loew not happy
Germany ease past Gibraltar 4-0 but Joachim Loew not happy

World champions Germany sauntered past minnows Gibraltar 4-0 in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Friday to bounce back from a rocky start but coach Joachim Loew was far from pleased with the performance.

Cologne's little-known Jonas Hector earns Germany call-up
Cologne's little-known Jonas Hector earns Germany call-up

Cologne defender Jonas Hector earned a surprise call-up for World Cup winners Germany`s Euro 2016 qualifier against Gibraltar and their friendly game against Spain later this month on the back of solid performances with the promoted club.

Germany in state of shock after poor Euro start
Germany in state of shock after poor Euro start

Just three months after their World Cup triumph, Germany are in a state of shock following the poor start to their Euro 2016 qualifiers with Joachim Loew vowing to make amends.

Wasteful Germany bemoan mental lapse for more lost points
Wasteful Germany bemoan mental lapse for more lost points

Germany only had themselves to blame for a late mental lapse that led to Ireland`s stoppage-time equaliser on Tuesday with coach Joachim Loew frustrated by a "naive" end to a match they had dominated.

Euro 2016 qualifiers: Germany's Christoph Kramer ruled out of Ireland game, says Joachim Loew
Euro 2016 qualifiers: Germany's Christoph Kramer ruled out of Ireland game, says Joachim Loew

Germany midfielder Christoph Kramer has been ruled out of the World Cup winners` Euro 2016 qualifier against Ireland in Gelsenkirchen with a stomach virus, coach Joachim Loew said on Monday.

Scoring drought an old problem for new-look Germany
Scoring drought an old problem for new-look Germany

World champions Germany will be desperate to bounce back with home win over Ireland next week to recover from a shock 2-0 defeat to Poland in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Saturday but in order to achieve that, they need to start scoring goals.