After being named in the final three for the FIFA Ballon d'Or, Franck Ribery has admitted he has his "fingers crossed" in hope of winning the award, but also said he felt "a little bit sad" that Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed out.
FIFA.com reviewed a selection of recent interviews and compiled the opinions of different personalities with regard to the million-dollar question: who should win this year's prize? Messi, Ribery or Cristiano Ronaldo?
Former Bosnia-Herzegovina captain Hasan Salihamidzic, a UEFA Champions League winner with Bayern Munich in 2001, spoke to FIFA.com about the FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco and his national team’s chances in Brazil.
Seven clubs from all corners of the world will gather in Morocco this week each aiming to be crowned global kings. FIFA.com previews all the action at the 2013 edition of the FIFA Club World Cup.
The contenders for this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the best player of 2013 and for the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year 2013 award have been announced.
Pep Guardiola spoke of the "honour" of coaching Bayern Munich after seeing his side demolish Werder Bremen with a 7-0 victory to extend the club's record unbeaten German Bundesliga run to 40 matches.