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Leo Messi won the Ballon d'Or in 2019 for a record sixth time. (Image: Twitter/LEquipe)

Ballon d’Or 2021 Nominees Announced Next Week

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ballon d’Or is returning. The most prestigious individual trophy in world football will be awarded on Monday, Nov. 29 in a ceremony that will take place at the Châtelet Theatre in Paris. Nominees for both the men’s and women’s Ballon […]

Lionel Messi poses with his six 'Ballon d'Or' trophies. (Image: forbes.com)

Ballon d’Or 2021: Messi Takes on a World Ripe with Young Challengers

The Ballon d’Or wasn’t awarded in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But now, the most important individual trophy in world football is set to be awarded again, with Messi dreaming of his seventh Golden Ball, and a flock of youthful superstars dreaming of unseating the overwhelming veteran favorite. Soon, […]

Neymar is going to sign a contract extension at PSG, keeping him at Parc des Princes until 2026. (Image: Twitter / @PSG_Inside)

All Bets Are Off: Neymar to Pen New Contract with PSG on Saturday

French sports paper L’Equipe revealed late on Friday that PSG and Neymar have reached a deal to extend the Brazilian’s contract. The signing is expected to be formalized on Saturday. After a complicated few months, PSG managed to convince the 29-year-old superstar that Parc des Princes is the best place […]