Luka Modrić has dethroned Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as ‘France Football’ have awarded the Croatian the prestigious Ballon d’Or award, making him the best footballer in the world.
Barcelona's financial and strategy director Pancho Schroder would not be surprised if a rival club was tempted to pay the £625m release clause in Lionel Messi's contract.
Paris - Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar headline an impressive 30-man shortlist unveiled on Monday for the 2017 Ballon d'Or world footballer of the year award.
The Real Madrid attacker praised the Barcelona star saying he does not like comparisons between the two Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo praised Lionel Messi and said he enjoyed watching the Barcelona forward.
Gabonese and Borussia Dortmund striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has scored a hat-trick in their UEFA Champions league rounds 16th fixture against Benfica on Wednesday.