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 2021-12-03 08:18 

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Lionel Messi slammed for latest PSG performance and 'disconnected' from team-mates while 'heading towards nothingness'...

LIONEL MESSI has been slammed by the French media for his recent performance in Paris Saint-Germain's 0-0 stalemate with Nice at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday night. The Argentine turned in another below par performance, failing to have an impact ...

 2021-12-02 17:59 

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How broke Barcelona can line up with XI free transfers and loans in January with Chelsea and Man Utd in firing line...

BARCELONA are currently going through a crisis both on and off the pitch. The Catalan giants, who sit seventh in LaLiga are at the centre of a financial meltdown that sees them strapped for cash. They lost club legend Lionel Messi in the summer and were f...

 2021-12-02 15:56 

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Lewandowski could still win Ballon d'Or as even France Football chief admits he voted for Bayern star over Messi...

ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI could still be awarded a Ballon d'Or prize despite losing out to Lionel Messi this year. The Bayern star was pipped to the prestigious accolade by Messi to the dismay of many of football's elite including Real Madrid veteran Ton...

 2021-12-02 15:05 

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Lionel Messi 'ordered to DEMOLISH his 26m Barcelona hotel as 77-bedroom building does not meet city standards'...

LIONEL MESSI'S week could be going from boom to doom after his 26m hotel was reportedly ordered to be demolished. Paris Saint-Germain's Argentine legend was celebrating on Monday when he lifted the Ballon d'Or for an incredible seventh time. N...

 2021-12-02 14:18 

The Sun

'He's in top three' Lionel Messi deserved Ballon d'Or award but is NOT best player ever, claims Brazil legend Rivaldo...

FORMER Ballon d'Or winner and Brazil icon Rivaldo believes Lionel Messi was a deserved winner for this year's hotly debated Ballon d'Or. Messi beat Robert Lewandowski to the award by just 33 points, and ex-Barcelona man Rivaldo reckons both wo...

 2021-12-02 09:00 

The Sun

Watch Lionel Messi flinch after being spooked by fireworks as he shows off Ballon d'Or award before PSG match...

LIONEL MESSI was taken by surprise after Paris Saint-Germain let off fireworks to celebrate his Ballon d'Or triumph this week. The French giants made a presentation to the Argentine prior to last night's home clash with Nice at Parc des Princes. M...

 2021-12-01 23:06 

The Sun

Mo Salah's brilliant reaction after finishing seventh in Ballon d'Or after two more goals in phenomenal year...

MO SALAH was left with 'no comment' after being pressed to react to is seventh-placed Ballon d'Or finish. Footballing legend Lionel Messi picked up the prestigious award again, the seventh of his career. But Salah could only finish seventh, wi...

 2021-12-01 18:33 

The Sun

Inside Lionel Messi's exclusive Ballon d'Or party in Paris after landing seventh award and then missing training...

LIONEL MESSI celebrated his historic SEVENTH Ballon d'Or victory with an exclusive party on Monday night. The 34-year-old Argentine scooped the gong yet again, controversially pipping Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski. It means he is now two ah...

 2021-12-01 18:30 

The Sun

Classy Robert Lewandowski attended Ballon d'Or ceremony despite knowing he had lost to Lionel Messi days earlier...

ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI was reportedly told he would not be winning the Ballon d'Or days before the event but turned up anyway. The Bayern Munich star, 33, came second to Lionel Messi, who won the award for a seventh time. Lewandowski lost out by just 33 p...

 2021-12-01 16:35 

The Sun

Lionel Messi's dad hits back at son's critics after seventh Ballon d'Or with Cristiano Ronaldo among unhappy stars...

LIONEL MESSI'S dad has hit back at those who claim his son did not deserve to win the Ballon d'Or. The 34-year-old Argentine claimed the award for a record-extending SEVENTH time on Monday night following his Copa America glory with the national t...

 2021-12-01 15:20 

The Sun

Ralf Rangnick called Cristiano Ronaldo 'too old' five years ago how will the pair coexist?...

IN 2016, when Ralf Rangnick was employed by RB Leipzig, he was asked by a mischievous journalist whether he would like to sign Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. "No," he answered flatly. "We have a wage cap and they are too old. We have our o...

 2021-12-01 10:09 

The Sun

'Never mess with king's wife' Watch Messi's angry reaction as organiser asks Antonela to get out of Ballon d'Or photo...

LIONEL MESSI channelled his inner Patrick Swayze on Monday as he refused to let anyone put his baby in the corner. The 34-year-old Argentina and Paris Saint-Germain forward was just about to be crowned Ballon d'Or winner for a seventh time when the in...

 2021-12-01 10:07 

The Sun

Cristiano Ronaldo publicly agrees with damning attack on 'thief' Lionel Messi after Man Utd ace's Ballon d'Or heartbreak...

CRISTIANO RONALDO has agreed with claims made by a fan page that Lionel Messi stole the Ballon d'Or from himself and Robert Lewandowski as 'facts'. The Paris Saint-Germain star pipped Lewandowski to the award by just 33 points. But also conced...

 2021-12-01 09:56 

The Sun

Man Utd star Cristiano Ronaldo has most Ballon d'Or points in history despite winning two fewer awards than Lionel Messi...

CRISTIANO RONALDO still boasts the most points in Ballon d'Or history despite Lionel Messi winning the coveted award twice more. The Paris Saint-Germain forward scooped a record seventh trophy on Monday night as he narrowly edged out Robert Lewandowsk...

 2021-11-30 20:43 

The Sun

'Ballon d'Or belongs to Robert Lewandowski' Bayern star's agent slams 'undeserving' Lionel Messi clinching 2021 award...

ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI'S agent has hit out at 2021 Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi by claiming he is "undeserving"; of the award. The 34-year-old Argentine collected the prestigious award for a historic SEVENTH time on Monday night as he pipped...

 2021-11-30 18:12 

The Sun

World-class XI of superstars worth 110m sold by Pep Guardiola including Henry, Ibrahimovic, Kroos and Ronaldinho...

PEP GUARDIOLA has taken charge of some of the biggest clubs in world football. His spells at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City have seen him work with galaticos such as Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and Kevin de Bruyne. But the Spanish tacti...

 2021-11-30 17:39 

The Sun

Man Utd offered Phillipe Coutinho in shock swap transfer with Anthony Martial or Edinson Cavani heading to Barcelona...

BARCELONA have reportedly offered Philippe Coutinho to Manchester United in the hope of signing Anthony Martial and Edinson Cavani. The Spaniards are undergoing a huge rebuild after their finances were decimated and club legend Lionel Messi was allowed to...

 2021-11-30 17:21 

The Sun

Jurgen Klopp 'surprised' by Mo Salah's Ballon d'Or ranking after Liverpool star finishes behind Cristiano Ronaldo...

LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted he was "surprised" Mo Salah finished SEVENTH in the Ballon d'Or rankings on Monday night. Lionel Messi scooped the award for a record-extending seventh time as he pipped Robert Lewandowski to the honour...

 2021-11-30 15:59 

The Sun

How the world looked last time Cristiano Ronaldo wasn't in Ballon d'Or top three with Blackpool in Premier League...

CRISTIANO RONALDO fans have to look all the way back to 2010 for the last time their man finished outside the Ballon d'Or top three. But on Monday night the five-time winner could only place sixth as his great rival Lionel Messi took home yet another ...

 2021-11-30 15:17 

The Sun

Lionel Messi suffering from diarrhoea and vomit-inducing bug after Ballon d'Or win and forced to miss PSG training...

LIONEL MESSI missed Paris Saint-Germain training on Tuesday with nasty diarrhoea and vomit-inducing bug gastroenteritis. It came after the Argentine legend scooped his record seventh Ballon d'Or at the swanky ceremony on Monday night. PSG wrote on the...

 2021-11-30 14:39 

The Sun

'I don't understand anything anymore' Kroos, Matthaus and Casillas lead furious reaction to Messi's Ballon d'Or win...

LIONEL MESSI won his seventh Ballon d'Or last night much to the dismay of some of his peers in football. The Argentine made it consecutive wins at the star-studded ceremony after picking up the gong in 2019. But Messi's hardly set the world alight...

 2021-11-30 14:30 

The Sun

Messi skipped Guardiola's Barcelona farewell, they argued over team selection and the Argentine stopped talking to him...

LIONEL MESSI came close to joining the Etihad outfit in 2020 with one of the main reasons thought to be his desire to reunite with Pep Guardiola. There was even previously talk that Messi has spoken to his former mentor and been told that he can win two B...

 2021-11-30 13:17 

The Sun

The world's best XI based on 2021 Ballon d'Or votes including Lionel Messi and Ronaldo up front and Kjaer in defence...

LIONEL MESSI claimed his SEVENTH Ballon d'Or on Monday night, beating Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski to top spot. But this year's 30-man list featured a lot of attackers, so much so, it's painful leaving some out of the best XI. Based ...

 2021-11-30 13:08 

The Sun

Chelsea star Jorginho was paid measly 17 a WEEK in Italy before incredible rise to third in Ballon d'Or...

JORGINHO rounded off an incredible year by finishing third in the Ballon d'Or award rankings last night. The Chelsea star even ranked higher than Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe who ended up in sixth and ninth place respectively. Only Lionel Messi...

 2021-11-30 12:54 

The Sun

Incredible theory on how Neil Maupay won Lionel Messi his seventh Ballon d'Or after foul on Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno...

FOOTBALL fans on social media have conjured up a sensational theory that Lionel Messi has Brighton striker Neal Maupay to thank for winning a record SEVENTH Ballon d'Or. Some believe a challenge by Maupay in June 2020 on then Arsenal No1 Bernd Leno sp...

 2021-11-30 12:02 

The Sun

Fans in hysterics as 'Daft Punk reunite' at Ballon d'Or ceremony to deliver Lionel Messi's seventh trophy to stage...

LIONEL MESSI thought he was up all night to Get Lucky. When it was One More Time to deliver the Argentine's seventh Ballon d'Or trophy to the stage last night, it appeared that Daft Punk had reunited to do the honours. Two men walked to the stage ...

 2021-11-30 12:00 

The Sun

Neymar's dream five-a-side team featured Messi who he now plays with at PSG but he picked Pogba over a keeper...

DREAMS do come true or at least they do for Neymar. When asked to pick his perfect five-a-side selection earlier this year he selected Lionel Messi and now he's been re-united with him at PSG. But the Brazilian forgot to select a goalkeeper. Kylian Mb...

 2021-11-30 11:58 

The Sun

10 most unlikely Ballon d'Or nominees of all time including Iraq icon who rivalled Kaka and Papa Bouba Diop...

LIONEL MESSI landed an incredible SEVENTH Ballon d'Or award during Monday night's glitzy ceremony in Paris. He now leads Cristiano Ronaldo by two in the race for the most awards, and beat Robert Lewandowski to this year's prize. This year'...

 2021-11-30 08:42 

The Sun

Lionel Messi's sons dress up like PSG star dad as Ballon d'Or winner is honoured with dazzling Eiffel Tower show...

LIONEL MESSI and his three sons Mateo, Thiago and Ciro turned up to Monday's Ballon d'Or ceremony wearing matching suits. The 34-year-old won his seventh Ballon d'Or, pipping Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski to the prestigious award. He ...

 2021-11-30 07:59 

The Sun

Lionel Messi won Ballon d'Or by just 33 points from Robert Lewandowski as full votes revealed...

LIONEL MESSI won his seventh Ballon d'Or on Monday night but he was nearly pipped to the post by Robert Lewandowski. The Argentine legend, 34, once again took home the most-prestigious individual award 12 years after winning his first. But many fans w...

 2021-11-30 06:03 

The Sun

Lionel Messi wins SEVENTH Ballon d'Or as Cristiano Ronaldo SNUBS ceremony, Mahrez-Man City contract EXCLUSIVE...

LIONEL MESSI has won an unprecedented seventh Ballon d'Or. The Argentine edged out Robert Lewandowski and Chelsea's Jorginho, who came third. Messi's great rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who did not attend the ceremony, finished down in sixth place....

 2021-11-29 23:31 

The Sun

Lionel Messi won Ballon d'Or by just 33 points from Robert Lewandowski as full votes revealed...

LIONEL MESSI won his seventh Ballon d'Or on Monday night but he was nearly pipped to the post by Robert Lewandowski. The Argentine legend, 34, once again took home the most-prestigious individual award 12 years after winning his first. But many fans w...

 2021-11-29 21:40 

The Sun

Kylian Mbappe looks furious after finishing NINTH in Ballon d'Or list as PSG team-mate Lionel Messi bags seventh award...

KYLIAN MBAPPE looked furious after finishing NINTH in the 2021 Ballon d'Or vote. The Paris Saint-Germain star, 22, wasn't expected to win the most-prestigious individual award this season. Club-mate Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and Jorginho we...

 2021-11-29 21:40 

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How Lionel Messi won incredible SEVEN Ballon d'Or titles to stake his claim as the GOAT ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo...

LIONEL MESSI boasts more Ballons d'Or crowns than anyone else in football including arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo. The Argentine, 34, has won the most-prestigious individual crown in football SEVEN times to the Manchester United star's five after h...

 2021-11-29 21:29 

The Sun

Robert Lewandowski made to settle for Striker of the Year award as fans fume over Ballon d'Or decision...

ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI was crowned Striker of the Year at the Ballon d'Or ceremony on Monday night. But the Bayern Munich goal machine missed out on the big award of the night finishing second behind Lionel Messi. Lewandowski, 33, had a stellar year, scor...

 2021-11-29 21:28 

The Sun

Lionel Messi admits Robert Lewandowski deserved to win Ballon d'Or after pipping Bayern striker to award...

LIONEL MESSI picked up a record seventh Ballon d'Or and then said Robert Lewandowski deserved one too. The Argentinian great scooped the coveted award as the world's best player ahead of the prolific Bayern Munich striker. Lewandowski was tipped b...

 2021-11-29 20:56 

The Sun

Complete Ballon d'Or results from 30 down to one as Lionel Messi scoops seventh crown...

LIONEL MESSI scooped his seventh Ballon d'Or as the Paris Saint-Germain star was once again recognised as the world's best player. The 34-year-old made it back-to-back wins at the star-studded ceremony after picking up the gong in 2019. The covete...

 2021-11-29 20:54 

The Sun

Ballon d'Or LIVE: Lionel Messi 'wins', Cristiano Ronaldo OUTSIDE top three for first time since 2010, top 10 revealed...

THE Ballon d'Or has finally arrived as Lionel Messi seeks an unprecedented seventh gong. And speculation in Spain suggests he has already got it, ahead of the man who would probably have won the cancelled 2020 award Robert Lewandowski. Great rival Cri...

 2021-11-29 20:54 

The Sun

Lionel Messi wins SEVENTH Ballon d'Or crown after Cristiano Ronaldo's scathing rant at France Football chief...

LIONEL MESSI has won his SEVENTH Ballon d'Or crown beating Robert Lewandowski and Cristiano Ronaldo to the prestigious award. The Argentine, 34, now leads arch-rival Ronaldo who finished SIXTH by two Ballons d'Or in their race to be crowned footba...

 2021-11-29 20:26 

The Sun

Lionel Messi beams with pride as Barcelona starlet Pedri scoops Kopa Trophy at Ballon d'Or...

LIONEL MESSI could not hide his delight as protege Pedri scooped the Kopa Award for football's best youngster. The Barcelona starlet was named the best player under the age of 21 at the Ballon d'Or ceremony. And Barca legend Messi beamed with deli...

 2021-11-29 18:45 

The Sun

Cristiano Ronaldo 'SNUBS' glitzy Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris with Man Utd star's rival Lionel Messi expected to win...

LIONEL MESSI is set to win his seventh Ballon d'Or prize but old foe Cristiano Ronaldo won't be there to see it. The winner of the most prestigious individual accolade in world football will be announced this evening at the Theatre du Chatelet in ...

 2021-11-29 18:21 

The Sun

How Lionel Messi won incredible SIX Ballon d'Or titles to stake his claim as the GOAT ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo...

LIONEL MESSI boasts more Ballons d'Or crowns than anyone else in football including arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo. The Argentine, 34, has won the most-prestigious individual crown in football SIX times to the Manchester United star's five. On that ...

 2021-11-29 18:12 

The Sun

Cristiano Ronaldo breaks silence after choosing to skip Ballon d'Or ceremony with Lionel Messi favourite to win...

CRISTIANO RONALDO has broken his silence after opting to skip the 2021 Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris, with Lionel Messi favourite to win. The Manchester United star, 36, has won five Ballons d'Or during his glittering career one behind his arch-ri...

 2021-11-29 16:16 

The Sun

Ballon d'Or LIVE: Lionel Messi 'leaked' as winner ahead of Lewandowski, Cristiano Ronaldo will NOT attend ceremony...

THE Ballon d'Or has finally arrived as Lionel Messi seeks an unprecedented seventh gong. And speculation in Spain suggests he has already got it, ahead of the man who would probably have won the cancelled 2020 award Robert Lewandowski. Great rival Cri...

 2021-11-29 16:00 

The Sun

Man Utd legend Patrice Evra appears to leak Ballon d'Or result after congratulating Lionel Messi on win...

PATRICE EVRA appears to have leaked the Ballon d'Or winner by congratulating Lionel Messi. The Manchester United legend posted on Twitter, writing: "Congratulations to Leo Messi for winning another Ballon d'or." Although the announcement i...

 2021-11-29 14:38 

The Sun

Chelsea star Thiago Silva reveals why it is easier defending against Man Utd's Cristiano Ronaldo than Lionel Messi...

THIAGO SILVA has been among the best in the business at the back during his long career. And he's faced some of the fiercest attacking talents while playing for AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and current employers Chelsea. Now the 37-year-old veteran h...

 2021-11-29 13:15 

The Sun

Sergio Ramos backs former Barcelona rival Lionel Messi to win Ballon d'Or leaving Real Madrid fans fuming...

REAL MADRID fans are fuming after their hero Sergio Ramos backed team-mate and former Barcelona star Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d'Or. The two players were bitter rivals for years while playing for Spain's top two clubs. But now they are windin...

 2021-11-29 13:07 

The Sun

Cristiano Ronaldo's 'only ambition' is to win more Ballon d'Ors than Lionel Messi with Argentine favourite to win 7th...

CRISTIANO RONALDO'S 'only ambition' is to finish his career with more Ballon d'Ors than Lionel Messi. That is according to Pascal Ferre, the editor in chief of France Football and one of the organisers of the prestigious award. The Manches...

 2021-11-29 10:41 

The Sun

Ballon d'Or winner ALREADY knows he's bagged award says organiser... with Lionel Messi 'leaked as prize-winner'...

LIONEL MESSI is set to win his seventh Ballon d'Or title later today, according to reports. And organiser France Football has already informed the Argentine of his victory, as per tradition. Each year Editor-in-chief Pascal Ferr calls up the winner or...

 2021-11-28 20:21 

The Sun

When is Ballon d'Or being announced and who'll win the 2021 prize?...

THE Ballon d'Or is the biggest annual individual prize in football. The trophy, organised by France Football Magazine, is the go-to prize to determine the world's best player. Lionel Messi has won the prize six times, while Cristiano Ronaldo has t...

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