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Neymar touted to be the next Ballon d’Or winner after Messi-Ronaldo era

Brazil is known to be a footballing country that have produced legends in the game. Pele, Ronaldo De Lima, Ronaldinho and Kaka are few of several that have written their name with gold in football history. Neymar Jr coming from such a country shows he has lot of people to look up to. The 25-year-old have been a shining star since he was 17 in Brazil while playing for his home club, Santos. He made history w ...

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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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Messi: “Neymar will win a Ballon d’Or soon”

On the day Barcelona is about to take on Athletic Bilbao for the Copa del Rey quarter-finals first leg, Messi's exclusive interview for France Football was revealed together with a few of his stronger beliefs. Lionel Messi: "It's only a matter of time until Neymar finally wins a FIFA Ballon d'Or, because he has every quality he needs in order to accomplish that. He's a world class footballer and I'm sure he ...

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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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Would Neymar be better off if Messi leaves Barcelona?

Stormy days seem to be arriving in Barcelona and at this point of the journey, it's hard to tell who's going to stay and who's going to be leaving at the end of the season. Even though the club is still on the race for every possible title, the team's playing style is far from convincing most of the fans. Barcelona is currently 2nd in La Liga and behind their arch-rivals Real Madrid, while in the UEFA Champ ...

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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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Barcelona 3-1 PSG: Through and on the top spot of the group

Full-time: Barcelona 3-1 PSG Goals: Messi (19'), Neymar (42'), Suarez (77') Match date: December 10, 2014 Stadium: Camp Nou Competition: UEFA Champions League Barcelona line-up: Ter Stegen, Mathieu, Bartra, Piqué, Mascherano, Busquets, Iniesta, Pedro, Neymar, Lionel Messi, Suárez. The first spot of the UEFA Champions League Group F was on the line at the Camp Nou this Wednesday night and Barcelona didn't le ...

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