Roberto Martinez has compared forward Victor Moses to FIFA World Player of the Year Lionel Messi as the club continue talks over a new contract with the player.
Former Brazil international and FIFA World Player of the Year Rivaldo has agreed a move to the Angolan side Kabuscorp.
Brazilian legend Ronaldo will make his final appearance for his country on Tuesday night when the five-time World Cup winners meet Romania in a friendly.
Park Ji-sung is ignoring suggestions that he could be the man to shackle FIFA World Player of the Year Lionel Messi, and insists United will have to play as a team to stop Barcelona's star man.
Former Bayern Munich coach Ottmar Hitzfeld has hailed Arjen Robben as one of the most important players in European football, comparing him to FIFA World Player of the Year Lionel Messi.
Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been named the FIFA Men's World Player of the Year for 2010.
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.
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.
Antonio Cassano claims that Alexandre Pato is one of the best players in the world and that only Barcelona forward Lionel Messi surpasses him.