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  1. Joint FIFA Ballon d'Or replaces previous awards

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    France Football's prestigious Ballon d'Or award has been combined with the FIFA World Player of the Year to create a new FIFA Ballon d'Or award for football's best player.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2010
  2. Milito laughs off Rooney comparisons

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    Argentina's Diego Milito has hit out at Wayne Rooney, claiming it is "laughable" to compare him to Lionel Messi.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2010
  3. Messi vows to be on form

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    FIFA World Player of the Year Lionel Messi has vowed to transform his club performances onto the world stage this summer.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2010
  4. Cannavaro joins Al Ahli

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    Al Ahli have confirmed the signing of Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro on a two-year deal.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  5. Cannavaro hints at retirment with Italy

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    Former FIFA World Player of the Year Fabio Cannavaro has hinted that he will be retiring from international football after this summer's World Cup finals.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2010
  6. Lionel Messi: World Cup is all that's left to win

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    Barcelona forward Lionel Messi says that he hopes to crown a memorable year by lifting the World Cup with Argentina in 2010, having scooped six titles with his club this season.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2009
  7. La Liga provide finalists for FIFA World Player of the Year

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    Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have both been nominated for FIFA's World Player of the Year award, in a final shortlist of five dominated by Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2009
  8. Portugal to call up injured Cristiano Ronaldo for play-off

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    Portugal coach Carlos Queiroz will name Cristiano Ronaldo in his squad to face Bosnia-Herzegovina in a crucial World Cup qualifying double-header later this month.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2009
  9. Euro champions Spain dominate FIFA award list

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    Reigning FIFA World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo is in the running to retain his title after being named on a 23-man shortlist for this season's award, but Euro 2008 champions Spain dominate the list.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2009
  10. Ronaldinho denies he wants to quit football

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    Ronaldinho has denied speculation that he is considering retiring from football at the end of the season.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2009
  11. Ronaldo gets World Player of the Year award

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    Cristiano Ronaldo was named as FIFA World Player of the Year for 2008 on Monday and became the first Premier League player to get the award at a star-studded gala in Zurich.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2009
  12. FIFA announce World Player of the Year shortlist

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    Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo is the favourite to win another major honour after being included on the shortlist for the FIFA World Player of the Year award, along with Kaka, Lionel Messi, Fernando Torres and Xavi.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2008
  13. Ronaldo: I'm logical choice for individual awards

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    Cristiano Ronaldo, favourite for both the Ballon D'Or and the FIFA World Player of the Year award, has again insisted he is happy at Manchester United.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2008
  14. Ronaldo to snub Europe for return to Brazil

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    Brazilian striker Ronaldo, one of the finest players of his generation, has decided to turn his back on European football in favour of a move back to his homeland and a possible contract with Flamengo.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2008
  15. Ronaldo backs himself for world and Euro awards

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    Cristiano Ronaldo backed himself to win the 2008 Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards after inspiring Manchester United to the Champions League and Premier League double last season.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2008
  16. Ronaldo ponders PSG and Man City predicament

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    Brazilian forward Ronaldo, who is battling to regain full fitness, has received an offer to join Paris Saint-Germain but has also not ruled out a future partnership with Robinho at Manchester City.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2008