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Edison Cavani keen for a move to Premier League giants

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The 30 year-old PSG striker has seen his place as “King of Paris” usurped by Neymar since the Brazilian’s world-record transfer to France in the summer, and the two have since had a major on-field clash over penalty-taking responsibilities. According to the Spanish newspaper Don Balon, Uruguay international Edison Cavani wants to move to the Premier League giants Manchester City ...

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Neymar quotes: Best Quotes on Neymar Jr

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  Neymar is unarguably among the best players in the world today. The former Santos stalwart has been at the top of his game for quite some time now. He attracts a lot of appreciation from the biggest names in world football. Here’s what they say about Neymar. Here’s a few quotes about Neymar: “I like Neymar a lot. He is ...

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Ballon d’Or betting: Who will win the 2016 Ballon d’Or?

The Ballon d’Or voting will soon kick into gear as the award is presented to the world’s best player in January next year. And just like the past decade or so there are a couple of names expected to be the leading contenders: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Ronaldo has very strong credentials for landing his fourth Ballon d’Or trophy ...

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Analysis: Peak age of Ballon d’Or winners and runners-up

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It has been quite well established that the Ballon d’Or votes tend to go more in favour of the attacking players than their defensive counterparts. But does age also play a significant part in the voting? As can be seen from the graph above, 28 players have either won or finished as runner-up at the Ballon d’or at 26, which ...

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Who can break the Messi and Ronaldo domination at Ballon d’Or awards

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have established a sort of hegemony on the best player in the world award, pocketing between themselves the last eight editions of the Ballon d’Or. Their utter stranglehold over the yearly honour begs the question: Who will break the duo’s hegemony? It should come as no surprise if they stretch their dominance over the award ...

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Five Rising stars who can potentially win the FIFA Ballon d’Or

Paul Pogba The Frenchman, still only 23, has already collected four league titles with Juventus and has been an integral part of their midfield ever since his move to Turin from Manchester United in the summer of 2012. The midfielder took 15th spot in the Ballon d’Or voting last January, and that says it all about his place amongst the ...

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Records broken by Messi, Suarez, Neymar trio since the summer of 2014

Neymar joined Barcelona in the summer of 2013 and took his time to settle in the Spanish league, having spent his entire career until then in the Brazilian league. The youngster’s introduction into European football was not a failure by any means, as he notched 15 goals and as many assists from his 41 appearances across all competitions for the ...

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