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In 1995 George Weah became the first – and to date only – African to win the highest individual award there is in world football: The Ballon d'Or. In an exclusive interview with FIFA.com, the Liberian icon looks back at his remarkable career. Read more

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Real Madrid attacker, Cristiano Ronaldo has won the 2014 Fifa Ballon d'Or ahead of Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi. Read more

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Il y a dix ans, Andriy Shevchenko a vu ses exploits en club et en équipe nationale couronnés par la plus prestigieuse des récompenses individuelles, le Ballon d'Or. Sous son impulsion, l'Ukraine va accéder pour la première fois de son histoire à la Read more

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Die Mannschaft's 'sweeper keeper' Manuel Neuer has caught Shevchenko's attention. Ukraine's most decorated striker sat down with FIFA.com to relive his 2004 Ballon d'Or-winning year and give his thoughts on the qualities of this year's nominees Read more

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Barcelona's ace Lionel Messi successfully cemented his place as the greatest goalscorer in the history of the UEFA Champions League by grabbing a hat-trick Read more

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Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has voiced his admiration for Barcelona's Lionel Messi and thinks it could take 600 years before someone breaks the Argentine's La Liga goalscoring record. Read more

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi - amongst other players - have been shortlisted in the 23-man list for the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or award. Read more

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Brazilian ace Neymar has admitted that playing against team mate Lionel Messi won't be an easy task, as he hopes to get the better of his team-mate when Brazil meet Argentina. Read more

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According to former Italy international, Gianluca Zambrotta, both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are "extraordinary players", but the former is more charismatic. Read more

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Gary Neville believes the Old Trafford club's expansion and spending spree will soon attract Ronaldo Read more

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Newly crowned Cristiano Ronaldo claims he is the worthy winner of the FIFA Ballon d'Or - after being crowned as the world's best player for 2013 in Zurich on Monday. Read more

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Real Madrid 'majestic commander' Cristiano Ronaldo has claimed that winning the Ballon d'Or is not the most important thing in a footballer's career. Read more

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