Nathaniel Shaughnessy explains why the FIFA awards during World Cup years invariably become self indulgent, egotistical and pointless.
Posts Tagged ‘Ballon d’Or’
Neil Sherwin, Ger McCarthy and Paul Little discuss the week’s news as Cristiano Ronaldo picked up his third Ballon d’Or.
Mark Houston presents the case for the versatile German international.
Neil Sherwin, Ger McCarthy and Paul Little review the weekend’s Premier League talking points, including the heated game at St. James’ Park, and give their thoughts on the Ballon D’Or.
James Hunt picks a team of players who couldn’t have been too far off for a spot in FIFA’s World XI.
The Premier League takes up most of this week’s podcast as Neil Sherwin, Ger McCarthy and Willie Gannon sift through a weekend of big decisions and results, while there’s also a look at the nominees for this year’s Ballon D’Or.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has capped an excellent 2009 by picking up the prestigious Ballon d’Or award. French magazine France Football announced the results today and the Argentine was a comfortable winner. The 22 year old has had a sublime 12 months, winning La Liga, the Uefa Champions League, and the Spanish Cup, scoring 38 […]