Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann have being nominated by FIFA as the top three best players of 2016. These three players are also the most heard football names in Spain as they represent the top three best club in the Spanish League.
Pele have recently joined the debate on who the best player between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Just as Xavi Hernandez was did some days ago, the Brazilian legend admitted the current Real Madrid man is only a very good goal scorer but the Barca man is still the best. When asked this is what he had to say:
In the recent controversial comment of Cristiano Ronaldo where he belittled Xavi for not having won a Ballon d’Or trophy. Samuel Eto’o is now the most recent person to comment on the controversy. In a recent interview, Eto’o gave his support for his former Blaugrana teammate and demanded respect for a great professional career both at club and country side Xavi Hernandez have had.
In a brief interview with RAC 1, Joaquim Hernandez spoke on the comment made by Cristiano Ronaldo about his son Xavi Hernandez. The Portuguese attacker made very disrespectful comment about his son saying that the former Barca man have not won any Ballon d’Or while he has won three.
[slideshow_deploy id=‘2026’]The decision of Lionel Messi have being trending in the world of football for day now. In the football world, Messi have received avalanche of support of words from former and active players all over the world and Cristiano Ronaldo is not exempted. The world wish to see Messi continue his good works in his national side.
As Neymar prepares for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016,the Brazilian have recently being on the social media. Ney have being posting videos of his skills and accuracy with the ball thereby challenging his countryman and Brazil legend Ronaldo Nazario. The show of skills gets exciting as they both try to surpass each other with talent they’ve got. [Videos Below]
Ivan Rakitic believes his side in the Euro 2016 can repeat what they did against Spain on Saturday in the 1/8 final stage of the competition. He stressed that for the Portugal team to come out on top in the 1/8 final in the Euro 2016 against Croatia, they will need more than Cristiano Ronaldo.
According to World Soccer Shop, the Argentine again once again tops the list of best selling football shirt in 2015. Anywhere in the world from Europe to Asia, from Asia to the North and South America and Africa, the name Messi is the most name to appear on the back of football jersey in the world followed by Cristiano Ronaldo then Neymar.
Even before Messi was named the 2015 best player in the world by FIFA, it was no surprise that he was after so much accomplishment in the year. He has being awarded the trophy for the fifth time beating his teammate Neymar Jr and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
The former Holland international Edgar Davids who got invited by FIFA to join a list of announcers in the Ballon d’Or that will hold next year January had a lot to say about the two nominees of the Ballon d’Or Golden Ball award Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. “Players who really want to win the prestigious award will have to wait until Messi falls off a little bit.” said Davids.