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Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt has been named as the winner of the 2019 Kopa Trophy at this year's Ballon d'Or ceremony.

Ballon d’Or: Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt wins Kopa Trophy

Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt has been named as the winner of the 2019 Kopa Trophy at this year's Ballon d'Or ceremony.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d’Or in Paris last night ahead of Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo.

Lionel Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d’Or in Paris last night ahead of Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane apologises for missing Paris awards ceremony

Liverpool star Sadio Mane has apologised for not attending the Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris on Monday night, but feels he might be a contender for the award next year
Cristiano Ronaldo was upset with Maurizio Sarri after he was substituted during the closing stages of Juventus’ victory over Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League.

Antonio Cassano: Juventus covering up Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘big problem’ with Maurizio Sarri

Cristiano Ronaldo looks to have “a big problem” with Maurizio Sarri, claims Antonio Cassano, with a Portuguese superstar left irritated by recent decisions from the Juventus coach.
João Félix has been named the Golden Boy winner for 2019.

João Félix named Golden Boy 2019 winner

João Félix has been named the Golden Boy winner for 2019.
New Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt has refuted claims that money played a big part in his high-profile move to Italy this month.

Nathan Ake: Matthijs de Ligt is a lot like Virgil van Dijk

Nathan Ake thinks that Juventus' Matthijs de Ligt has all the same gifts as Ballon d'Or frontrunner Virgil van Dijk and hopes the Liverpool star goes onto be crowned the world's best player.
Rio Ferdinand says Kylian Mbappe is the number one role model for his two sons, Tate and Lorenz, as they track the Paris Saint-Germain star's career while nursing the ambition to become footballers themselves.

Rio Ferdinand: Kylian Mbappe is the one who inspires my kids to be footballers

Rio Ferdinand says Kylian Mbappe is the number one role model for his two sons, Tate and Lorenz, as they track the Paris Saint-Germain star's career while nursing the ambition to become footballers themselves.
Goalkeeper Andre Onana is excited with Ajax's result in the Uefa Champions League, beating Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 in the first leg of their semi-final.

Andre Onana reveals he turned down Barcelona

Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana has said that he rejected the chance to move back to Barcelona over the summer, while he also admitted there was interest from Paris Saint-Germain.
Samuel Chukwueze was on target as Villarreal were held to a 4-4 draw by Granada in their opening La Liga fixture.

Villarreal celebrate Samuel Chukwueze’s Kopa Trophy award nomination

Villarreal have celebrated Samuel Chukuweze’s nomination for the prestigious Kopa Trophy Award.
Jose Mourinho has praised the work being done by Lille coach Christophe Galtier in developing young players including Nigeria international Victor Osimhen.

Victor Osimhen, Tom Dele-Bashiru omitted from final list of nominees for 2019 Golden Ball...

Nigerian duo, Victor Osimhen and Tom Dele-Bashiru have been omitted from the final list of nominees for the 2019 Golden Boy Award.
New Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt has refuted claims that money played a big part in his high-profile move to Italy this month.

Matthijs de Ligt: I feel less invincible at Juventus than I did at Ajax

Matthijs de Ligt has admitted that the sense of invincibility that he enjoyed at Ajax has disappeared since he moved to Juventus in the summer.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.

Cristiano Ronaldo departure ruled out as Juventus expect Portuguese to honour contract

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.
Gonzalo Higuain hugs his teammate Blaise Matuidi (No 14) after scoring the winner for Juve against Inter. Matteo Bazzi-EPA

Serie A: Juventus go top as Gonzalo Higuain seals victory at Inter

Juventus ended Inter Milan’s perfect record in Serie A and took over top spot as Gonzalo Higuain’s superb late strike earned a 2-1 victory in the San Siro on Sunday.
Samuel Chukwueze was on target as Villarreal were held to a 4-4 draw by Granada in their opening La Liga fixture.

Samuel Chukwueze, Jadon Sancho, Matthijs de Ligt make 40-man shortlist for 2019 Golden Boy...

Samuel Chukwueze, Jadon Sancho, Joao Felix and Matthijs de Ligt are some of the names on the 40-man list of nominations for the 2019 Golden Boy award.
Ronaldo missed out as Lionel Messi was named FIFA Best Player of the Year for the sixth time on Monday.

FIFA Best award: Lionel Messi votes for Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi put Cristiano Ronaldo second in the Best FIFA Men's Player award voting, but the Portugal star did not return the favour to the eventual winner.
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Matthijs De Ligt leading generation of Dutch youth against Germany

For Matthijs de Ligt and the new generation of young Dutch talent, Friday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against fierce rivals Germany is the latest chance to prove they are ready for a return to the big time.
The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.

English Premier League players dominate FIFPro World XI nominations

The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.
Crvena Zvezda, Olympiacos and GNK Dinamo are now in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the last three play-offs decided on Wednesday.

Nominees battling for UEFA top award — full lists

The award is for the performance stars across Europe from the last season with Real Madrid goes home with the top honour for the Men's Player of the Year last campaign but new king will be revealed today as Barcelona talisman battle Juventus' top scorer last time out and Liverpool centre-back.

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