Ada Hegerberg: First women Ballon d’Or winner asked to TWERK on stage in uneasy scene

Hegerberg has played for Lyon since 2014 and helped the French side to three successive Champions League crowns. The Norway international was named the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year in 2017 and added to her growing list of personal honours tonight. Hegerberg was voted the Women’s Footballer of the Year at the Balon d’Or […]

'It was a joke, a bad one': DJ apologizes for 'twerk' comments to Women's Ballon d'Or winner (VIDEO)

DJ Martin Solveig has issued an apology after asking Ada Hegerberg, the first-ever recipient of the women’s Ballon d’Or, to twerk onstage, claiming it was a “bad joke” and that the player herself understood his remarks as such. READ MORE: Outrage as 1st-ever Women’s Ballon d’Or winner asked to TWERK onstage by awards host (VIDEO) French […]

Real Madrid news: Cristiano Ronaldo future discussed by Zidane amid Ballon d'Or win

That’s the verdict of Bernabeu boss Zinedine Zidane, who reckons the Portuguese star is the greatest footballer of all time. Ronaldo has scored 418 goals and won 13 trophies since joining Real from Manchester United in an £80m deal in 2009. And his achievements in 2017 were recognised on Thursday night when he was handed […]

Cristiano Ronaldo makes joke at Ballon d’Or… girlfriend is NOT happy, reaction priceless

Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or for a fifth time to move level with rival Lionel Messi. The award caps a year in which Ronaldo has won La Liga, the Champions League and the Spanish Super Cup with Real Madrid, as well as helping Portugal qualify for the 2018 World Cup. He was interviewed by […]

Ballon d'Or 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to award after Real Madrid double

The Portuguese forward enjoyed another stellar season at the Bernabeu in 2016/17, netting 42 goals in 46 appearances in all competitions. And his form was integral to Zinedine Zidane’s side securing glory in La Liga and the Champions League, their second successive success in Europe. Ronaldo has tonight seen his performances for Real in 2017 […]

Ballon d'Or 2017 LIVE updates: Follow the latest as Ronaldo and Messi go head to head

Ronaldo is expected to lift a fifth Ballon d’Or at the Eiffel Tower tonight – equalling Lionel Messi’s record. The Portugal star won it last year and after another stunning year – winning the Champions League and La Liga – is the hot favourite to win it again. The ceremony is held in Paris this […]

Ballon d'Or nominees: Sanchez, Casemiro, Eriksen… 10 huge omissions from shortlist

Arsenal frontman Sanchez scored 30 goals in all competitions last season, but his efforts were not enough to make France Football’s elite shortlist. The annual award sees players from around Europe recognised for their footballing achievements over the past 12 months, but there are several glaring omissions ahead of this year’s vote. Tottenham playmaker Christian […]

Ballon d’Or 2017 SHOCK: Sergio Aguero and Romelu Lukaku LEFT OUT of top 30 list

Each year French publication France Football holds the Ballon d’Or award, widely regarded as the industry standard for the best player in world football. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have dominated the award since 2008. But there are plenty of top stars who regularly make the list of the top 30 players in the world. […]