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Football  /  Published 14.08.22

Ballon d’Or eludes Lionel Messi

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema is among the30 nominees on the shortlist for the prestigious men’s Ballon d’Or trophy, the organisers announced on Friday. The French international has h...
By Reuters in Paris

Football  /  Published 01.12.21

Seven up, Copa win seals it for Lionel Messi

Some of the most illustrious names in soccer’s long history only managed to win the Ballon d’Or, the sport’s most prestigious individual prize, once. George Best, Zinedine Zidane and...
By Rory Smith

Football  /  Published 01.12.21

Cr7 hits back at 'lies' about Ballon d'Or rivalry with Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo has hit back at comments made by Ballon d'Or organiser Pascal Ferre, saying the editor-in-chief of France Football "lied" about his rivalry with Lionel Messi. Ferre tol...
By Reuters

Lifestyle  /  Published 29.11.21

The 10 best players to have never won the Ballon d’Or

An indispensable part of the peerless Real Madrid team that swept all before them in the 1950s and ‘60s, the Hungarian genius is perhaps the most complete footballer to never receive the Ballon ...
By Priyam Marik

Sports  /  Published 10.10.21

Ballon lists serial favourites

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski are among the nominees on the 30-man 2021 Ballon d’Or list released by France Football. Other superstar performers to get the nod include ...
By Agencies in Paris

Opinion  /  Published 10.12.19

Blocking access to Prinsep Ghat monument is unfortunate

Sir — It is unfortunate that an iron fence had to be constructed around the Prinsep Ghat monument in order to prevent visitors from defacing it (“Do we really need the fence?”, Dec 6). One wonde...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 03.12.19

Messi, Rapinoe win Ballon d'Or awards

After becoming the first six-time winner of the Ballon d'Or, Lionel Messi said he's far from finished.'I hope to continue for a long time,' Messi said on Monday in Paris from behind a row of the troph...

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.18

Luka Modric's golden moment

Sir — The fact that Real Madrid’s Croatian midfielder, Luka Modric, won his maiden Ballon d’Or this year speaks volumes about his ability to fight against odds. He overcame stiff competition fro...
By The Telegraph


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