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

Ballon d'Or winners 1956 to 2015

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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Can Paul Pogba win the Ballon d’Or with Manchester United?

Manchester United’s world record signing Paul Pogba will have the eyes of the world watching his every move as he is being touted as one of the best midfielders in the world. And as such, the humongous price he commanded for signing from Juventus comes as no surprise. However, the massive fees will not be a hindrance for Pogba as ...

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Five players who returned to their old clubs

Paul Pogba Manchester United have signed Pogba from Juventus for a world record transfer fee. The Frenchman had joined the Red Devils from Le Havre in 2009 and stayed in the Manchester United reserves for two years before being promoted to the first team in 2011. However, he failed to make any major inroads in the senior side, and agitated ...

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5 Ballon d’Or prospects in the Premier League

Paul Pogba In one of the biggest transfers of the close season Manchester United have acquired Paul Pogba from Juventus for a world record transfer fee believed to be around £89.3 million. Pogba has long revealed his ambition to one day become the best player in the world and with the talent he has there is no question that one ...

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