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Ballon d’Or vote: Messi’s fifth place absurd – Barca coach

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Lionel Messi’s fifth-place finish in this year’s Ballon d’Or vote was absurd, his FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said of the Spanish champions’ Argentina forward on Tuesday. Real Madrid’s Croatia midfielder Luka Modric took the prize Monday in Paris after winning the UEFA Champions League and being named the tournament’s …

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Ronaldo deserves Ballon D’Or – Coach Allegri

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Massimiliano Allegri believes Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win the Ballon D’Or, following media reports that the forward has not been short-listed for the award’s final three for the first time since 2010. The Portugal international has won the prize, run by French magazine France Football and awarded to the world’s …

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Griezmann: I deserve Ballon d’Or

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France star Antoine Griezmann insists he deserves to be on the podium for this year’s Ballon d’Or after winning the World Cup and major silverware with Atletico Madrid, AFP reports. Griezmann came third in 2016 in the voting behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the most prestigious individual award …

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Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo rejects new deal

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Cristiano Ronaldo has allegedly rejected a big-money offer to stay at Real Madrid. The Portugal international has turned down a contract worth £26.7m from Los Blancos, according to Tuttosport. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner’s future was cast into doubt in May when he hinted that Real’s 3-1 victory over Liverpool …

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Paris Saint-Germain target £90million move for Chelsea midfield Engine

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PSG have targeted a £90million move for Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante. The Qatari-owned French giants want to make the 26-year-old their latest Galactico after bringing in Neymar and Kylian Mbappe for a total of over £300million last summer. Kante was nominated for the prestigious Ballon D’Or award last year after …

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