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  1. Bayern chiefs: Schweini like Xavi and Iniesta

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    Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes and CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge have talked up midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, claiming he is as good as Barcelona duo Xavi and Andres Iniesta.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  2. Sepp Blatter: Michel Platini ready to succeed me as FIFA presiden...

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    FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes Michel Platini is "ready" to succeed him as the chief of world football's governing body and is convinced the France legend would do an excellent job.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  3. 2011 FIFA Ballon d'Or: Lionel Messi crowned world's best

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    Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi has won the 2011 FIFA Ballon d'Or to claim the title of world player of the year for third successive time.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  4. Lionel Messi: I never want to leave Barcelona

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    Lionel Messi says that he never wants to leave Barcelona and praised the impact that coach Pep Guardiola has had on his career.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2012
  5. Real Madrid snub Ballon d'Or ceremony

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    Real Madrid duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho will not attend Monday's FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony in Switzerland, when Barcelona's Lionel Messi is expected to scoop the award for a third successive time.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2012
  6. Silvio Berlusconi: Carlos Tevez can win Ballon d'Or at AC Milan

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    AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi believes Carlos Tevez would win the Ballon d'Or if he moved to the San Siro and urged the Argentinian to chose the Rossoneri over Paris Saint Germain.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2011
  7. Messi, Ronaldo and Xavi shortlisted for Ballon d'Or

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    Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Xavi have been shortlisted for the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2011, FIFA and France Football magazine have announced.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2011
  8. Milan star Ibrahimovic: I'm the best in the world

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    AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic insists that he doesn't need an accolade like the FIFA Ballon d'Or to prove to himself that he is the best in the world.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2011
  9. Kaka says Cristiano Ronaldo is more complete than Lionel Messi

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    Kaka believes Cristiano Ronaldo is a more complete player than Lionel Messi.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2011
  10. Lionel Messi not concerned by 'world's best' tag

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    Lionel Messi claims that he is not bothered by being dubbed 'the best in the world' and says that wants to be remembered for the titles has won.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  11. Barcelona and Real Madrid dominate Ballon d'Or shortlist

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    European champions Barcelona dominate the 23-man shortlist for the 2011 FIFA Ballon d'Or with eight squad members in the running. Real Madrid have five nominees.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011
  12. Xavi: Cesc Fabregas makes me a better player

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    Barcelona midfielder Xavi claims that the arrival of Cesc Fabregas has made him an even better player this season.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  13. UEFA announces Best Player in Europe Award

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    Just a year after the Ballon D'Or award merged with the World Player of the Year award to become the FIFA Ballon D'Or, UEFA have announced that a new award, the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award, will be decided this summer.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  14. Lionel Messi urges Pep Guardiola to sign Barcelona extension

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    Lionel Messi has urged Pep Guardiola to sign a new contract at Barcelona.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2011
  15. Lionel Messi named FIFA World Player of the Year, Ballon d'Or

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    Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been named the FIFA Men's World Player of the Year for 2010.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  16. Rosell hails ''great day'' for Barca

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    Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has hailed Monday's FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony as "a great day" for the club.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2011