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FIFA The Best 2022 awards results: Lewandowski beats Messi, Ronaldo gets trophy, Puskas top goal named

FIFA The Best 2022 awards results: Lewandowski beats Messi, Ronaldo gets trophy, Puskas top goal named

The final installment of the football awards season took place at FIFA headquarters in Zurich on Monday with FIFA’s The Best awards. The other major awards — Ballon d’Or, the Globe Soccer awards and the UEFA player awards — all took place in recent months.

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Winter breaks across top European leagues: How long each stops in 2021-22

Winter breaks across top European leagues: How long each stops in 2021-22

The Premier League has a tradition of ramping up right around the end-of-year holidays and finishing off the calendar year with a bang. But some of the other major European leagues take a break through the holiday season, only resuming in January.

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Lionel Messi: I don't like being a role model and have never tried to be the best

Lionel Messi: I don't like being a role model and have never tried to be the best

Lionel Messi says he does not feel comfortable being a role model and has never dreamed of being the best player in football history. The Paris Saint-Germain star was given the Ballon d’Or this week for the seventh time, extending his record as the man with the most wins in the history of the award.

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Why Lionel Messi's 2021 Ballon d'Or win was a snub of Robert Lewandowski

Why Lionel Messi's 2021 Ballon d'Or win was a snub of Robert Lewandowski

The 2021 calendar year didn’t present voters for the men’s Ballon d’Or with many can’t-miss candidates, but there was one staring them right in the face. And it wasn’t Lionel Messi.

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Michael Jordan is already making a lot of money off Lionel Messi's move to PSG

Michael Jordan is already making a lot of money off Lionel Messi's move to PSG

When Lionel Messi departed Barcelona and joined Paris Saint-Germain, the signing shook up the sports world. It also fattened Michael Jordan’s wallet. The NBA legend has already made $7 million off Messi’s transfer, according to Argentinian outlet TyC Sports, which reports that PSG has totaled $140 million in sales of Messi’s No.

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