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  1. Alves' goal gives Portugal 1-0 win over Mexico

    Alves' goal gives Portugal 1-0 win over Mexico

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  2. ESPYS with Abby Wambach

    Wambach won the 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year and is a five-time U.S. player of the year. Welcome to SportsNation! On Friday, U.S. Soccer's Abby Wambach stops by to chat about her ESPYS nomination, as well as recently setting the internationa...

    Chat | July 11, 2013
  3. George Weah's son having trial at Chelsea

    ESPN staff

    Transfer news

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  4. Next move crucial for Kaka

    Nicholas Rigg

    Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite should probably be in the midst of his peak years in the beautiful game now. Kaka, the former Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year winner not so long ago, had it all on his arrival at the Santiago Bernabeu. H...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  5. Marta on Brazil's team roster list for 2012 London Olympics

    Five-time FIFA world player of the year Marta will try to lead Brazil's women's football team to its first major title in London.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  6. A third Ballon d'Or for Lionel Messi -- Tim Vickery

    Tim Vickery

    Three consecutive FIFA World Player of the Year awards clearly marks out Lionel Messi as the best of his time. But the best of all time? Here, the debate becomes much more complicated. Michel Platini is unconvinced. Messi, he says, "has one advantag...

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  7. Marta, Abby Wambach unsure about playing in United States

    FIFA world player of the year candidates Abby Wambach and Marta say they haven't committed to continue playing in the United States.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  8. Soccer - Manchester City's David Silva leads team's title charge ...

    Roger Bennett

    In ESPN The Magazine, Roger Bennett writes that Manchester City midfielder David Silva is the latest in a string of pint-size players who are leading their teams now that size no longer matters.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2011
  9. Barcelona's Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez and Real Madrid's Cristi...

    Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Xavi Hernandez will be up against Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo for the FIFA world player of the year award.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2011
  10. Lionel Messi among 23 candidates for FIFA world player of year aw...

    Barcelona's two-time winner Lionel Messi has been selected among the 23 candidates for the FIFA world player of the year award.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011
  11. Marta scores twice as Brazil overwhelms Norway

    Marta scored twice in a 3-0 win over Norway to lead Brazil into the quarterfinals of the women's World Cup on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 03, 2011
  12. Soccer: FIFA Ballon d'Or World Player of the Year

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    Lionel Messi has won the first-ever FIFA Ballon d'Or World Player of the Year award. Let's hope he can continue his other-worldly play for years to come, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.

    Blog | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  13. Bets of Jan. 4/5: What to watch/where to go

    Scott French

    TUESDAY, JAN. 4 TELEVISION SPANISH COPA DEL REY Barcelona at Athletic Bilbao ESPN Deportes, 9:55 a.m. The world's mightiest side -- with FIFA World Player of the Year finalists Xavi, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi -- was held to a 0-0 dr...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  14. Soccer: Who deserves the Ballon d'Or?

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    The winner of the Ballon d'Or World Player of the Year will be announced Monday. Who deserves it most -- Xavi, Iniesta or Messi? We look at the pros and (few) cons of each player.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2010
  15. Barca dominates FIFA's top-player nominees

    Scott French

    First thought upon seeing the finalists for FIFA's Ballon d'Or award: Where's Wesley Sneijder? Three very deserving Barcelona stars -- midfielders Andres Iniesta and Xavi, the most prominent figures in Spain's World Cup triumph, and Argentine forwar...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  16. 2010 World Cup: Argentina-Nigeria game preview notes

    Argentina-Nigeria game preview notes.

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2010