<![CDATA[FIFA.com - fifaBallonDor - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2015 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 22 Apr 2016 15:19:00 GMTTue, 30 Aug 2016 16:40:03 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Sampaoli: Being rebellious an integral part of my teams]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=4/news=sampaoli-being-rebellious-integral-to-my-teams-2782186.htmlA FIFA Men’s Football Coach of the Year nominee in 2015, Jorge Sampaoli discussed his unique career with FIFA.com. Proud of his past and content with the present, the Argentinian has high hopes for the future.

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:19:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Dani Alves: I’ll always say what I think]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=2/news=dani-alves-i-ll-always-say-what-i-think-2766398.htmlFIFA.com on his brushes with the press, the key to Barcelona’s success, Brazilian football and a future linked to gastronomy, music or fashion: “I only do what I’m passionate about.”]]>Mon, 22 Feb 2016 09:45:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Sampson: We'll have some ups and downs]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=2/news=sampson-we-ll-have-some-ups-and-downs-2764817.htmlFIFA World Coach of the Year for Women's Football finalist Mark Sampson reflects with FIFA.com on an unforgettable Canada 2015 campaign with England and looks ahead to building on that success.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:38:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=News
<![CDATA[Iniesta: Spain have the right squad to win]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=2/news=iniesta-spain-have-the-right-squad-to-win-2764558.htmlAndres Iniesta, a mainstay on the FIFA/FIFPro World XI for the better part of the past decade, spoke to FIFA.coma about taking over the captain's armband at Barcelona, Spain's chances at UEFA EURO 2016 and much more.

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:28:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Modric: I admired Zidane as a child]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=modric-i-admired-zidane-as-a-child-2763493.htmlFIFA.com sat down with Real Madrid star Luka Modric, who reveals boss Zinedine Zidane was his childhood idol, as the midfielder looks ahead to UEFA EURO 2016 with Croatia.]]>Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:42:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[James Galanis and the story behind Carli Lloyd's success]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=james-galanis-and-the-story-behind-carli-lloyd-s-success-2757017.htmlWed, 27 Jan 2016 12:53:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Asamoah: Football has the power to bring people together]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=asamoah-football-has-the-power-to-bring-people-together-2756166.htmlWed, 20 Jan 2016 14:05:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Fair Play awardKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Stars line up to laud Messi]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=stars-line-up-to-laud-messi-2755453.htmlFIFA.com examines the reactions of Lionel Messi’s Barcelona and Argentina team-mates on the back of his historic fifth Ballon d’Or triumph.]]>Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:00:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[What a difference a goal makes]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=what-a-difference-a-goal-makes-2755524.htmlWe take a closer look at the tale of Wendell Lira, whose FIFA Puskás Award-winning sent his life in a direction he never even dreamed possible.

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 21:17:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Ellis: It was a pretty amazing journey]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=ellis-it-was-a-pretty-amazing-journey-2755437.htmlFIFA.com caught up with the newly-crowned FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women’s Football to talk 2015, her career highlights and looking ahead to the Olympics.]]>Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:39:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[FIWC Champion takes FIFA Ballon d’Or stars on a drive with a difference]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=fiwc-champion-takes-fifa-ballon-d-or-stars-on-a-drive-with-a-differenc-2755275.htmlChampions from the world of football were joined by the champion of the virtual pitch, with FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC) 2015 winner Abdulaziz Alshehri joining the guests at this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or awards ceremony.

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:20:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Alshehri: This experience wasn’t only for me]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=alshehri-this-experience-wasn-t-only-for-me-2755370.htmlFIFA.com sat down with Abdulaziz during his visit to the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015 to reflect on an adventure packed with surreal encounters, VIP treatment and priceless moments.

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:58:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Exploring the 11 World XIs]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=exploring-the-11-world-xis-2755368.htmlFIFA.com takes a look back at some of the key figures from the 11 FIFA/FIFPro World XIs since the inaugural team was unveiled in 2005. 

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:34:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Lloyd: We're going after that gold]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=lloyd-we-re-going-after-that-gold-2755270.htmlWed, 13 Jan 2016 16:46:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Messi: I'd like to return to Argentinian football one day]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=messi-i-d-like-to-return-to-argentinian-football-one-day-2755267.htmlFIFA.com, the Argentinian ace discussed his 2015, his fifth FIFA Ballon d’Or win and the keys to his prolific partnership with Neymar and Luis Suarez, saying: "We put the team ahead of the individual."

 

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:12:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[A legend, a king deposed and a natty dresser]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=a-legend-king-deposed-and-a-natty-dresser-2755269-2755284.htmlWith their leading players in the running for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or, the media in Argentina, Portugal and Brazil had plenty to say about Monday’s Gala. FIFA.com reveals more.

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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 19:27:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[The Gala in Tweets]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=the-gala-in-tweets-2755264.htmlFIFA.com kept an eye on the social media site throughout the day of the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015 Gala to bring you a chronology of FIFA Ballon d’Or tweets.]]>Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:56:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[The Gala in numbers]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=the-gala-in-numbers-2755243.htmlFIFA.com highlights some of the most intriguing statistics from the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala.]]>Tue, 12 Jan 2016 07:32:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Messi: This is for those who wish me well]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=messi-this-is-for-those-who-wish-me-well-2755196.htmlArgentina’s Lionel Messi shared his excitement with FIFA.com after collecting his fifth FIFA Ballon d’Or in Zurich on Monday. 

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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:42:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Wendell Lira: It’s like a dream]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=wendell-lira-it-s-like-a-dream-2755172.htmlFIFA.com spoke to FIFA Puskás Award winner Wendell Lira after beating out his idol Lionel Messi in the vote, and the Brazilian could barely believe it when he heard his name called at the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala on Monday.

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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:39:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Puskas awardKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Ellis: This award is a tremendous honour]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=jill-ellis-this-award-is-a-tremendous-honour-2755207.htmlFIFA.com caught up with FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women’s Football winner, USA coach Jill Ellis after she received the prestigious honour and the 49-year-old could hardly contain her delight after Monday evening’s glamorous FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala at Zurich’s Kongresshaus.

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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:28:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Exclusive: Heroes and icons speak with FIFA.com]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=exclusive-heroes-and-icons-speak-with-fifa-com-2755200.htmlThe FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala draws the biggest names in world football to Zurich. FIFA.com was of course on hand, and took the opportunity to conduct exclusive background interviews with several of the biggest stars from both the women’s and men’s game.

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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:41:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Lloyd: One of the best moments ever]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=lloyd-one-of-the-best-moments-ever-2755187.html2015 was officially Carli Lloyd’s year. The American’s hat-trick in the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ Final not only steered her team to the title but also earned her the adidas Golden Ball as player of the tournament.

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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:18:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[ Messi, Lloyd, Luis Enrique and Ellis triumph at FIFA Ballon d’Or 2015 ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=messi-lloyd-luis-enrique-and-ellis-triumph-at-fifa-ballon-d-or-2015-2754944.htmlLionel Messi has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or for the best player in the world for the fifth time, while US midfielder Carli Lloyd has claimed her first-ever FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award. 

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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:54:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[2015 FIFA FIFPro World XI revealed]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=2015-fifa-fifpro-world-xi-revealed-2754606.htmlMon, 11 Jan 2016 17:57:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Nesbitt: I'm under strict orders, no autographs]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=nesbitt-i-m-under-strict-orders-no-autographs-2754427.htmlFIFA.com on nerves, accents, keeping his cool around Cristiano Ronaldo and why he is leaving his autograph book at home.]]>Sun, 10 Jan 2016 11:43:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Bell tips Lloyd & Ellis, lauds Sasic]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=bell-tips-lloyd-ellis-lauds-sasic-2754378.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Colin Bell about Celia Sasic exceptional past 12 months, which resulted in a nomination for FIFA Women's World Player of the Year, why he thinks Jill Ellis will win Women's World Coach of the Year and much more.

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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 08:22:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[FIFA.com Club winners at the Gala]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=fifa-com-club-winners-at-the-gala-2754411.htmlAfter years of faithfully following the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala from home, FIFA.com users Roberto Valdimir Ferrari Filho and Juan Manuel Cordoba will have their dreams fulfilled this coming Monday, when they will rub shoulders with their footballing idols at the Kongresshaus in Zurich.

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Sat, 09 Jan 2016 15:47:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Looking back at the last Gala]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=looking-back-at-the-last-gala-2754385.htmlWith the build-up to the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala in full swing in preparation of Monday night's big event, FIFA.com looks back at the glitz and glamour of last year's festivities at the Kongresshaus in Zurich to whet the appetite for this year's event.

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Sat, 09 Jan 2016 10:44:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[The game’s greats on today’s superstars]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=the-game-s-greats-on-today-s-superstars-2754384.htmlFIFA.com spoke to footballing icons Kaka, Lothar Matthaus, Xavi, Oliver Khan and Kevin Keegan, who all gave their opinions on the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or nominees.  

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Sat, 09 Jan 2016 08:27:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Statement: FC Bayern Munich FIFA Ballon d’Or nominees ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=statement-fc-bayern-munich-fifa-ballon-d-or-nominees-2754379.htmlFri, 08 Jan 2016 15:05:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Follow the Gala LIVE]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=follow-the-gala-live-2754368.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Fri, 08 Jan 2016 10:37:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[The things they said: FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala winners]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=the-things-they-said-fifa-ballon-d-or-gala-winners-2754330.htmlWith the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala 2015 just days away now, FIFA.com rounds up some memorable quotes from the players and coaches who have picked up awards at the glittering event over the previous five years.

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Thu, 07 Jan 2016 17:52:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Leona Lewis and 2CELLOS to perform at FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=leona-lewis-and-2cellos-to-perform-at-fifa-ballon-d-or-gala-2753901.htmlThu, 07 Jan 2016 12:59:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[FIWC champion ready for FIFA Ballon d'Or]]>/interactiveworldcup/news/y=2016/m=1/news=fiwc-champion-ready-for-fifa-ballon-d-or-2754060.htmlIn just a few days, reigning FIWC champion Abdulaziz Alshehri will land in Zurich for the FIFA Ballon d’or. Since 2004, it has been an annual tradition for the FIWC champion to travel to Zurich to attend the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala as a special guest.

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Thu, 07 Jan 2016 09:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Interactive World Cup 2016
<![CDATA[Lillo: Three coaches, one philosophy]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=lillo-three-coaches-one-philosophy-2754090.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively with experienced coach Juan Manuel Lillo, a man who has long championed possession football and who knows a thing or two about the three candidates for the 2015 FIFA World Coach of the Year for Men's Football.

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Thu, 07 Jan 2016 08:02:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Coach of the Year - Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Ballon d’Or in the spotlight at FIFA World Football Museum]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=ballon-d-or-in-the-spotlight-at-fifa-world-football-museum-2754018.htmlWed, 06 Jan 2016 12:43:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Keegan: We are lucky to have Messi, Ronaldo]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=11/news=keegan-we-are-lucky-to-have-messi-ronaldo-2735335.htmlWed, 06 Jan 2016 08:41:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[All you need to know about the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2015]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=12/news=all-you-need-to-know-about-the-fifa-ballon-d-or-2015-2741481.htmlWed, 06 Jan 2016 07:25:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Lemar: Neymar will be 2016's main contender]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=lemar-neymar-will-be-2016-s-main-contender-2753725.htmlFIFA.com, while also reflecting on his childhood memories of Paul Gascoigne and explains why he thinks Neymar could break Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's FIFA Ballon d'Or domination.]]>Tue, 05 Jan 2016 10:47:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Boll: Coaches are crucial]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=boll-coaches-are-crucial-2753925.htmlFIFA.com spoke exclusively with table tennis star Timo Boll about his second passion away from table tennis, his favourites at the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala and the role coaches play in every athlete’s career.]]>Tue, 05 Jan 2016 08:56:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Kaka: It's no easy task to forge a Ballon d'Or winner]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=12/news=kaka-it-s-no-easy-task-to-forge-a-ballon-d-or-winner-2748200.htmlKaka discusses the Messi-Ronaldo monopoly of the FIFA Ballon d'Or, Brazil's drought, Neymar's hopes of getting his hands on the award and more in an exclusive chat with FIFA.com.

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Mon, 04 Jan 2016 09:15:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[The countdown continues: one week to go]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2016/m=1/news=the-countdown-continues-one-week-to-go-2753827.htmlToday marks exactly one week until the footballing world eagerly turns its attention to Zurich’s Kongresshaus, with the curtain set to rise on the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala precisely seven days from now.

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Mon, 04 Jan 2016 08:11:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[The nominees in numbers]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=12/news=the-nominees-in-numbers-2747711.htmlWe take a look at some of the standout numbers for the 12 FIFA Ballon d'Or nominees who will be vying for the top prizes in football on 11 January in Zurich.

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Sat, 02 Jan 2016 12:03:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Fofana: I love Ronaldo but Messi will win]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=12/news=fofana-i-love-ronaldo-but-messi-will-win-2748211.htmlAs the son of a football coach, Wesley Fofana could easily have found himself pursuing a career in the beautiful game. Instead, he became a rugby star and, in this interview with FIFA.com, he discusses his footballing roots, support for Paris Saint-Germain and FIFA Ballon d’Or prediction.

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Fri, 01 Jan 2016 09:16:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=GeneralKind=VIP interviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Ogimi: Miyama is the perfect captain]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=12/news=ogimi-miyama-is-the-perfect-captain-2747632.htmlFIFA.com about the on and off-field qualities of FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year nominee Aya Miyama ahead of the upcoming FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala.]]>Tue, 29 Dec 2015 07:36:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[The countdown continues: two weeks to go]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=12/news=the-countdown-continues-two-weeks-to-go-2748035.htmlWith just two weeks to go until the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala, FIFA.com looks back at previous winners in the women's category.

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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 11:50:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[Weah: Ballon d'Or put me and Liberia on the map]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=12/news=weah-ballon-d-or-put-me-and-liberia-on-the-map-2747827.htmlFIFA.com about his legendary career as a player and his second life as a politician in his home country.]]>Sun, 27 Dec 2015 11:55:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=News<![CDATA[From the Gala to freestyling with the stars]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=12/news=from-the-gala-to-freestyling-with-the-stars-2747783.htmlSat, 26 Dec 2015 14:04:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015<![CDATA[Davids: Messi is an anomaly]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=12/news=davids-messi-is-an-anomaly-2745197.htmlEdgar Davids joined us to discuss the battle for the FIFA Ballon d'Or, and his experience of playing with some of the world's best footballers.

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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 10:51:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=Player of the Year -Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015
<![CDATA[The countdown continues: three weeks to go]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=12/news=the-countdown-continues-three-weeks-to-go-2747417.htmlMon, 21 Dec 2015 10:13:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=GeneralKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015