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Nominees for the 2012 Ballon d’Or

Posted on 30 Oct, 2012, by in Soccer

The list for the nominees for the 2012 Ballon d’Or award were released by FIFA, with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the obvious candidates to win this one, while Real Madrid beat Barcelona in terms of number of players on this list and no one really came close to Spain on the international front. More

The Ballon d’Or Joke of a Shortlist

Posted on 1 Nov, 2011, by in Soccer

The 23 player shortlist for the FIFA Ballon d’Or award is filled with mostly Barcelona and Real Madrid players, with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo fighting for another award. Quite a few names on the list don’t really belong there. More