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Will Neymar ever win the Ballon d’Or?

2018, in all honesty, wasn’t the best year for Neymar. It has been a year that raised more questions than answers concerning the Brazilian's standing in the game. According to the people from Betting Sites who made an infographic about Neymar, the biggest of those questions is if the boy from Santos will ever achieve his dream of lifting Golden Ball. Considering the country he’s coming from, there has been ...

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Can Neymar win the 2018 Ballon d’Or?

There is little doubting the ability of Neymar.  The Brazilian forward earned many plaudits during his spell at Barcelona, which was his first European club. Having performed superbly for the Catalan giants, including a match-winning display in the Champions League against Paris Saint-Germain in 2016/17, Neymar made a big money move to the French giants. Neymar has not been afraid to open up about his desir ...

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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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Neymar makes the cut for the 2016 Ballon d’Or

Neymar is on the run for the 2016 Ballon d'Or award, after seeing his name in France Football's final list. The 30-list names was revealed this Monday and the club more represented is Real Madrid with 6 players (20%). The European Champions will deposit their hopes in Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Kroos, Modric, Pepe and Sergio Ramos. Right behind the Merengues comes Barcelona and Bayern Munich, both club ...

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Neymar set to win the Ballon d’Or in 2017?

Without a shadow of a doubt, Neymar is one of the best footballers on the planet. The Brazil star has an unrivaled ability to manipulate and bamboozle a defence and his skill-set has proved effective both for his country and for Barcelona at club level. In fact, Neymar has matured into a key component of Barça’s attacking play and is part of the famous “MSN” trident, which also includes Lionel Messi and Lui ...

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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 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’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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Neymar congratulates Cristiano Ronaldo on winning the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2013

The FIFA Ballon d'or 2013 ceremony was held last Monday night, in Zurich and the big winner was Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese has edged all the competition, leaving Barcelona's Lionel Messi in the 2nd place and Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery in 3rd. Following Ronaldo's high emotional speech where he couldn't hold off his tears, several football celebrities have rushed to congratulate ...

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