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Can Neymar and Mbapp√© fight for the Ballon d’Or?

Most of the football fans out there are ranking Lionel Messi as the best player ever to have stepped on a football pitch. For some however, it is Ronaldo and they can present some good arguments. Unfortunately, both players keep ageing (Ronaldo is already 32, while Messi is 30) and there is a good chance they won't be the force they are now in 2-3 years from today. Right behind these two football legends co ...

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Neymar finishes 3rd at the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or awards

Despite having finished in the last place of the podium, it certainly was a very special night for Neymar, who finally made it to the FIFA Ballon d'Or final 3 candidates for the first time in his career. At the age of 23 and now undergoing his 3rd season in Barcelona, the Brazilian superstar saw his 2015 year being rewarded with a nomination for this last stage of the Ballon d'Or, next to his teammate Lione ...

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Neymar’s top opponents for the Golden Boot

The European Golden Shoe is a much coveted trophy in football, awarded to the continent’s top goal scorer at the end of every season. Unsurprisingly, the list is dominated by world renowned names, from Eusébio and Gerd Muller in the 60s and 70s, to modern day greats Francesco Totti, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. It’s fair to say that after helping propel Barcelona to the treble last season, Brazilian ...

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Roberto Carlos: “Neymar is better than Messi and Ronaldo”

In a recent talk with the media, the former Brazilian and Real Madrid left-back shared his opinion on who he believes to be the best player in the world. The 42-year old has a slightly different opinion than most of the people out there and instead of narrowing his choice into either Barcelona's Lionel Messi or Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, he extended his options by picking his countryman Neymar as the ...

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Neymar understands why Cristiano Ronaldo reacted the way he did

During a promotional event held this Monday in Barcelona, Neymar spoke a few words about a few hot topics in football. After quickly reviewing the incident that involved Cristiano Ronaldo in Real Madrid's last match against Cordoba and where the Portuguese star ended up being sent off after kicking an opponent, the 22-year old also spoke about his relationship with Lionel Messi and the upcoming tie against ...

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Neymar was voted the 7th best football player in the World

The 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony ended up crowning Cristiano Ronaldo as the world's best player in the past year, while Messi had to settle with an always honorable 2nd place and Manuel Neuer didn't go beyond the last place in the podium (3rd place). Those were the 3 finalists that FIFA had already announced a few months ago, but the fact is that a good part of the votes have naturally rewarded other play ...

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Neymar: “Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are still on a different level”

We already got used to see Neymar's humble side pretty much ever since he started his football career in Brazil. This past weekend, the 22-year old forward gave us another proof of how respectful he is towards some of the best players in the world, by stating that he doesn't believe he has many chances of winning the FIFA Ballon d'Or while his Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi and the Real Madrid forward Cris ...

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Neymar’s Ballon d’Or votes went for Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mascherano

During an interview granted to Globo TV (a Brazilian media), Neymar has revealed that he had voted for Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Javier Mascherano, for the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or award. While Messi's vote was more than natural to happen since the two have been playing together in Barcelona since the summer of 2013, it was his choice to deliver Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo some points as well tha ...

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Scolari compares Neymar to Cristiano Ronaldo and demands more protection from the referees

We've seen it against Chile a few days ago and we've been seeing it pretty much in every game that Neymar plays at. Every time the Brazilian star takes center stage either for FC Barcelona or the Brazilian National Team, their opponents' main concern seems to be intimidating him as soon as possible through violent tackles and dirty fouls. With the World Cup quarter-finals clash against Colombia scheduled fo ...

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Cannavaro: “Neymar is not on Messi and Ronaldo level yet…”

The former FIFA Ballon d'Or (2006) and World Cup winner, Fabio Cannavaro, has recently shared his view on the Brazil's main star Neymar Jr and how he rates among other football stars such as Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina's Lionel Messi. The Italian player attended a Nike Mercurial presentation event and started by talking about Italy's chances of winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Cannavaro: "We ...

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