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Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane named French coach of the year

Real Madrid may have ended the year badly, but Zinedine Zidane has been named French coach of 2017 for leading the club to a Liga and Champions League double.

Victor Moses hails Chelsea performance in win over Stoke

Chelsea’s Nigerian wing-back Victor Moses is excited with the Blues’ fantastic team performance which saw them thrash Stoke City 5-0 at Stamford Bridge on their final league game of 2017 on Saturday.

Nigeria’s Victor Moses makes France Football magazine Africa Team of the Year

Nigeria winger, Victor Moses, has been named in the highly rated France Football magazine Africa X1 for 2017.‎

PSG’s Edinson Cavani voted best foreign player in Ligue 1

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani has been voted France Football's best foreign player in Ligue 1 for 2017, ahead of teammates Neymar and Marco Verratti, as well as Monaco's Radamel Falcao.

Real Madrid fitness coach says I’m a psychopath – Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that Antonio Pintus, the fitness coach at Real Madrid, believes that the Portugal superstar is a “real psycho”.

I’m the best player in football history – Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has declared himself the best footballer in history after winning his fifth Ballon d’Or on Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo pips Lionel Messi to win Ballon d’Or

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the Ballon d’Or for world player of the year on Thursday for a joint-record fifth time, going level with eternal rival and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi as the player to have won the prize the most times, Reuters reports.

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo set for fifth Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to match his great rival Lionel Messi on Thursday by claiming a fifth Ballon d’Or as recognition for leading Real Madrid to a La Liga and Champions League double last season.

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo once-in-a-century talents – Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski thinks the era of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo might not be seen again in 100 years – but also believes he could be better than both superstars!

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah tipped to win CAF Player of the Year

France Football magazine has tipped Egypt and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah to beat Victor Moses and other nominees to this year’s prestigious CAF Player of the Year.

Paulo Dybala, Lionel Messi renew rivalry in Turin

Juventus star Paulo Dybala has rediscovered his scoring form just in time as he renews his rivalry with fellow Argentina Lionel Messi in Wednesday's Champions League clash with Barcelona.

Bayern Munich target Paris Saint-Germain’s Julian Draxler in hunt for Franck Ribery replacement

Bayern Munich are on the hunt for a replacement for veteran winger Franck Ribery, with Paris Saint-Germain’s Julian Draxler touted as a standout candidate.

Zidane leads nominees for FIFA coach prize

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane heads the list of 12 nominees for the FIFA men's coach of the year award announced on Thursday.

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