2015 FIFA Ballon d'OrMon 11 Jan They just tried to stop Ronaldo! We get a final montage of the Big Three, ballon d award 2015 by dramatic strings and the sound of mumbling from Nesbitt and Abdo, whose mics have not been turned down sufficiently. Anyway, a very fetching purple — you might even call it aubergine — suit for Kaka. This has been a dream of mine ever since I started my journey with the awardd team.
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We'll bring you updates from Zurich as football's A-listers turn out to hear who will be crowned world footballer of the year at the FIFA ceremony. The Barca star reclaimed the prize from his Real Madrid rival as he returned to the top of his game.
The captain and coach of every single international team vote for their top three footballers of the year - and the final results are calculated from there. But while that sounds straightforward, once you get to see every single vote as we now have , you spot a few things. A few weird and wonderful things…. The year before - when you turned up with victory virtually in the bag?
An equally marvellous day out. That is not your idea of a good time. That is your worst nightmare. I should like to thank my wife and my daughter. The Barcelona superstar enjoyed an incredible year and has now scooped the prestigious prize for a fifth time. Messi has been beaten by Cristiano Ronaldo in the last two years but has edged out the Real Madrid superstar and team-mate Neymar this time around. His previous wins came between and with the latest triumph indicating his return to the top of the world game.
There may be a distinct lack of Premier League players present tonight, but you cannot deny that the UK is a cultural powerhouse, can you? I still want to play more years of football and make people happy. Who knows where he will stop! Video Loading Video Unavailable. Click to play Tap to play. The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now. We'll bring you all the reaction here. But just HOW did the football world come to this decision?
Oh Cristiano, cheer up! Photo of the evening? Not sure we can say the same about Neymar though Lionel Messi won by a landslide. But the Barcelona superstar was pipped to the post by Brazilian striker Lira. An emotional Lira collected the award in front of a star-studded crowd. Ronaldo reacts to Messi win He must have known he was coming Poor, poor old Ronnie. Who voted for whom? Now begins the task of digging through the votes, seeing who picked who.
To start, how about Roy Hodgson, the England boss? Ronaldo Messi Hazard Interesting Messi on his "special moment" Lionel Messi is obviously delighted to win the trophy again. Lionel Messi wins the Ballon d'Or! Quotes coming right up. It's time for the big one Time for the big one, guys. Standby for the winner This has always been a dream of mine.
Puskas Award Over 1. Japan legend Hidetoshi Nakata announces the winner The unknown Brazilian looks a bit shell-shocked, as well he might. Leona Lewis is singing now. I love to make people happy Here comes Cristiano Ronaldo, who comes out grinning that million-dollar smile. Caption competition Lionel Messi leans over. The gong goes to But first, Ezequiel Lavezzi talks up his Argentina team-mate in a special video.
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