The Ballon d’Or is a prestigious award which illustrates the greatest player of the past 12 months. Surely an award any football player would like to win, this year’s Ballon d’Or is judged solely by a panel of journalists after FIFA and France Football parted ways. Cristiano Ronaldo is favourite to regain the title following 

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How far can RB Leipzig go? The Bundesliga new-boys’ spectacular start to the season has brought comparisons with last year’s Premier League champions, Leicester City. Though obvious differences (not least the level of fan support and financial backing), Leipzig sit comfortably at the top of the table heading into match day 12 after six straight 

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Borussia Dortmund have confirmed the acquisition of German international Andre Schurrle from Bundesliga opponents Wolfsburg. Although an official figure is yet to be released by the club, reliable sources in Germany depict the transfer to be around £26.9 million or €32 million, making him Dortmund’s most expensive signing of all time. The 25-year old becomes 

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For a while now Mario Gotze has been linked with a move back to his former club Borussia Dortmund, but the return now looks odds on to come to fruition sooner rather than later. Hans-Joachim Watzke – Dortmund’s Chief Executive – disclosed earlier in the week that no agreement had been arrived at, but his 

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Germany kicked off their 2016 European campaign with a 2-0 razing over Ukraine in the second match of Group C on Sunday night. Overall the World Champions exhibited a dominant performance over the Eastern Europeans- but that’s not to say their display was the final article. Shades of a work in progress were highly evident, 

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The Citizens are keen to add to their striking options, as a likely departure of Wilfried Bony would leave just Sergio Aguero and Kelechi Iheanacho. French-born Gabon International Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is thought to be valued at £60 million by the Bundesliga giants and was in fact the Bundesliga player of the season last term scoring 

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News that Henrikh Mkhitaryan has rejected Borussia Dortmund’s latest offer to open contract negotiations has made his departure this summer all the more likely given the player has just one more year to run on his contract in Germany. The Bundesliga giants may be keen to cash in now rather than lose him on a 

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Bayern Munich celebrated a fourth Bundesliga title in a row on Saturday, albeit without beer, with a 1-2 win at Ingolstadt, but by Tuesday the work was being put in place to secure a fifth. Pep Guardiola, the manager who has delivered the last three triumphs, will leave for Manchester City this summer but the 

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Premier League leaders Leicester City along with other clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid are said to be watching French winger Ousmane Dembele. The player has been tipped to be the next big talent to emerge from France. The 18-year old joined Rennes back in 2010, but only signed his 

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2016 will be a very interesting year for football fans, because the Euro 2016 promises to be one of the most competitive football tournaments that the football world has ever seen! Since the Euro 2012 many teams have progressed, while some have become weaker – which means that no one can say for sure who 

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The Ballon d’Or has been whittled down to the final 23 and to be honest it is obvious who will be right at the top. Well, the top two anyway. However, looking through the remaining 21 it is genuinely difficult to separate them. I have put how I would order them and a short explanation 

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The golden boot of football, is given only to a select few, So if you surely want one – you must now join a queue. This award is an honour – and it salutes the player’s ability, The golden football boot award – is also internationally. The golden football boot ward – is a prize 

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