Ballon dOr

Memory of the day: The Milner Commission arrives in Egypt in 1919

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 12:40 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 7.

Messi worthy of seventh Ballon d'Or victory, says Xavi

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 11:33 GMT

Xavi Hernandez said former team mate Lionel Messi deserved his Ballon d'Or win, describing the Argentine's record-extending seventh victory as "total justice".

Real's Ancelotti backs Benzema for Ballon D'or

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 02:52 GMT

Ancelotti has backed forward Karim Benzema to win the Ballon D'Or, comparing the Frenchman to a wine that gets better with age.

Mbappe and Haaland show that their time is now

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 12:04 GMT

Haaland's phenomenal display in Borussia Dortmund's 3-2 Champions League win over Sevilla on Wednesday was inspired by what he had seen the night before.