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2 hrs ago | Goal.com
The Bayern boss backs the winger to win the prestigious award, believing that his exploits last season put him ahead of the Barca star he once coached Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola has hailed Franck Ribery , suggesting that he ought to win the Ballon d'Or ahead of his former player Lionel Messi .
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7 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz
CHASE ON FOOT: Phoenix midfielder Louis Fenton chases down the Glory's Steven McGarry during their A-League match in Perth.
10 hrs ago | The Independent
Old Trafford last Wednesday, the Emirates Stadium today - a potentially daunting prospect, perhaps, for a 19-year-old.
14 hrs ago | Goal.com
Plenty to ponder for coaches Carlo Ancelotti and Gerardo Martino after their teams faced lower-league opposition in Spain's cup competition this weekend Spanish Football Writer It was an unusual weekend.
Even if you disregard the small matter of the million euros which Uefa will deposit in their bank account for a group stage victory, every member of the Parkhead side has his own personal goals to attain, his own private reasons to regard their closing Group H encounter as more than just a dead rubber.
Lionel Messi had not travelled with the Spanish club, but they did have Xavi and Andres Iniesta in midfield, Ronaldinho and Samuel Eto'o up front, as well as Thierry Henry on the bench.
Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas, up in air, celebrates after scoring against Cartagena during their la copa del Rey soccer match at the Cartagonova stadium in Cartagena, Spain, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
Barcelona came from behind for an easy 4-1 victory over Cartagena in the Copa del Rey on Friday to end a two-game losing streak.
Sergio Aguero is a better all-round player than fellow South American forward Luis Suarez, says Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini.
The cult of the individual looks likely to rival the spirit of the collective at Brazil 2014, with four formidable footballers standing out in their sides' hopes of glory COMMENT By Ben Hayward It will be a quiz question for years to come.
The World Cup brings 32 nations together to compete in the "beautiful game," and each country's fans are just as boisterous as the last.
The Catalan giants, who are without the talents of their mercurial striker Lionel Messi, had fallen to consecutive defeats to Ajax, in the Champions League, and to Athletic Bilbao in La Liga .
Group G containing Germany, Portugal, Ghana and USA is displayed on the big screen on stage behind the draw assistants, Fernanda Lima and FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke during the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil at Costa do Sauipe Resort on December 6, 2013 in Costa do Sauipe, Bahia, Brazil.
Paris- Edinson Cavani has suggested that Luis Suarez is better than Gareth Bale by claiming his fellow Uruguayan would justifiably command a world-record transfer fee if he leaves Liverpool.
If you showed pictures of professional athletes to people around the world, you would be hard-pressed to find a face more recognizable than Cristiano Ronaldo's.
We've selected the prime stars, the performances everyone should be taking in, in an attempt to build excitement and anticipation ahead of the showpiece event.