Xavi: Cristiano Ronaldo won because of trophies not because he’s the best player

The for­mer FC Barcelona mid­field­er Xavi Her­nan­dez have opened up on the choice to give Cris­tiano Ronal­do the Bal­lon d’Or award. How­ev­er, the mid­field­er have con­demned the the cri­te­ria for choos­ing the Bal­lon d’Or win­ner which is the best play­er and not the play­er with the most tro­phies.

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Barcelona breaks another Champions League record

The Tues­day night Cham­pi­ons League game is not just a vic­to­ry for the club but also has oth­er attached records to it. The 4–0 vic­to­ry against Borus­sia Monchenglad­bach record­ed the first Cham­pi­ons League hat-trick for Arda Turan, it also records Mascherano’s 300th offi­cial game for Bar­ca. Now it sets anoth­er Cham­pi­ons League record for FC Barcelona.

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Eto’o: If the Fifa Ballon d’Or was impartial enough, Xavi would have nothing less than five

xavi-and-etooIn 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.

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Xavi Talks on Messi’s Successor in Barca

Xavi and MessiIn an inter­view with Sport, Xavi Her­nan­dez was in no con­fu­sion or skep­ti­cism when he talked about the per­fect replace­ment and suc­ces­sor for Lionel Mes­si when he quits foot­ball in FC Barcelona. “For me, there’s no suc­ces­sor to Mes­si and there is no way there can be one. Cer­tain­ly, there will be very good play­ers but not as good as Mes­si or his rank.”

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