UEFA president Michel Platini said Ballon d’Or winner’s choice this year is the hardest in the history of awarding the trophy, but said that the main favorite is Franck Ribery, who won everything it could be win last season with Bayern Munich.
“They are favorites Messi, Ronaldo and Ribery. First two are fantastic players, but Ribery won everything this year. Choosing this year’s Ballon d’Or is the hardest in the history of the trophy. During 2006, the trophy was won by Fabio Cannavaro who was the leader of Italy, world champion. In 2010 I would have liked to win a Spaniard, Iniesta or Xavi, who were world champions, but Messi was elected “Platini said in an interview with AS. Read more
UEFA Best Player in Europe Award! Real and City have many players than Barca! Who deserves the trophy?
UEFA has announced on the official site the list of players who are fighting for the title of “Best Player in Europe”!
Leo Messi, the first winner of this trophy, is on the list with the last year’s rivals, Cristiano Ronaldo and Xavi. The trophy will be awarded on August 30 in Monaco.
Initiative to create this distinction belongs to UEFA president. As in 2011, a jury of journalists from all 53 countries belonging to the European league have made lists of the best players. Players are put in order from 1 to 5, the best having 5 points, the second 4, and so on. Read more