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Deco hails former team-mate, says ‘No planning for Messi, you just...

Opponents cannot plan for Lionel Messi, they must simply react to the "unpredictable" Barcelona superstar, says former team-mate Deco.

Sane says he sees no Man City players at the level...

Leroy Sane has overlooked Manchester City team-mates in naming the world’s best players as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Eden Hazard.

Ronaldinho finally retires from professional football at the age of 38

Former Brazil and FC Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho, who won the World Cup, Champions League, Copa Libertadores and World Player of the Year award, is retiring from the game.  

Ribery claims Ronaldo ‘stole’ his Ballon D’or

Franck Ribery has claimed that the 2013 Ballon d’Or was “stolen” from him. The Bayern Munich star said that it is “incomprehensible” that Cristiano Ronaldo picked up the prize that season after he had enjoyed such a formidable season with the Bundesliga club.

Ramos describes Cristiano Ronaldo as a Footballing Legend

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is a "legend" and one of the greatest players of all-time, according to team-mate Sergio Ramos.

I want to finish my career at Real Madrid – Ronaldo...

Cristiano Ronaldo said he is planning on finishing his career at Real Madrid after winning the Ballon d'Or on Thursday.

Ronaldo and I can never be my friend – Messi says

Lionel Messi believes he and Cristiano Ronaldo will never share a close friendship because they do not get to spend enough time together to build the required bond.

Kane compares himself to Ronaldo and Messi

England and Tottenham star Harry Kane is using Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as motivation in his quest to become one of the best players in the world, according to Gareth Southgate.

Raiola tells Messi to leave Barcelona, asks him to prove his...

Messi has agreed a new deal with Barcelona but that contract remains unsigned amid uncertainty over the five-time Ballon d'Or winner's future at Camp Nou.

Someone could pay Messi’s buyout clause – Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes it is possible that Lionel Messi's €300 million buyout clause could be activated.

Tammy Abraham dreams big, says ‘I would love to win the...

Swansea City’s Tammy Abraham is dreaming of winning the Ballon d’Or and he is confident that with hard work he can make it real.

Ronaldo airs trophy target to confirm Real Madrid stay

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has spoken about his future with the European champions, saying he wants to win more trophies with the club.

Ronaldo recalls Man Utd good times amid Madrid boos

Cristiano Ronaldo said he misses Manchester United after expressing his frustrations with being whistled at by Real Madrid supporters.

Andujar: Messi shouldn’t bother playing for Argentina, he’s not appreciated

Why bother playing for Argentina? That was the questioned posed by Mariano Andujar, who does not believe Lionel Messi is appreciated in his home country.

Miranda thinks Neymar can beat Messi and Ronaldo to next Ballon...

Brazil star Neymar is on track to win the next Ballon d'Or, according to team-mate Miranda.

Real Madrid legend Raymond Kopa passes on at 85

French footballing legend Raymond Kopa has died at the age of 85.

Luis Enrique discusses Lionel Messi’s future and Arda Turan fitness ahead...

Luis Enrique hopes Lionel Messi will stay at Barcelona despite the five-time Ballon d'Or being yet to sign a new deal with the Nou Camp outfit.

Cristiano Ronaldo is 2016 world’s highest-earning athlete

Real Madrid and Portuguese striker, Cristiano Ronaldo has emerged the highest-earning athlete for 2016 after banking £70m.

Moratti says Inter Milan is not signing Messi

Former Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti has denied rumours that Barcelona's Lionel Messi will be joining the club.

Cristiano Ronaldo is FIFA’s Best Player in the World

Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned the world’s best player at FIFA’s annual awards gala in Zurich.