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The Best Soccer Player 2012 in Europe – Iniesta

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Barcelona’s Iniesta named UEFA’s best soccer player 2012 in Europe. Lionel Messi’s masterful goals and transcendent talent earned him the title of the world’s best soccer player in each of the last three years. But when selecting Europe’s top player,

Cristiano Ronaldo Disruption in Professional Soccer 2012

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This year Cristiano Ronaldo did made some disruption in professional soccer world. It’s never easy managing a player like Cristiano Ronaldo. While most would crumble under an £80 million price tag, he probably thought he was worth even more. It’s

The Greatest Barcelona Players in History

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Futbol Club Barcelona have been the dominant team in world football over the past five years, winning an astonishing 12 trophies, and are arguably the greatest club side to have ever played the game. The Catalan giants have become a

Lionel Messi Wins Golden Boot award: Europe’s domestic league Record

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Messi, 25, obtained his 300th career goal throughout the five- thrashing of Rayo Vallecano and it is already honoring after winning the Golden Boot award on Monday, for scoring the highest quantity of goals in Europe’s domestic league last season.

Top 10 Best Argentina Soccer Players Now

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The Ten best Argentina soccer players weren’t enough to lift the World Cup this year. Whether which was the responsibility of coach Diego Maradona remains the topic of discussion in Buenos Aires but the standard from the players is undisputed.

Lionel Messi breaks Pele’s goal record with 76 goals

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Lionel Messi has surpassed Brazilian legend Pele’s record of 75 goals in a calendar year after scoring twice against Mallorca which took his goals tally to 76 in 2012. Messi, 25, has scored 64 goals for Barcelona and 12 for

Top Football stars of 2012: Lionel Messi

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Top of the list when it comes to football’s top stars is Lionel Messi. At only 25 he already has over 300 career goals and has enjoyed breaking a number of records in 2012. Messi is now Barcelona’s top goal

Top 5 Best Center Forwards in World Football

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The number “nine” is arguably the most famous and iconic number in football. The “fox in the box”, the goal scorer who gets on the end of things and in many cases, the key player in a team. So with

World’s Most Famous Soccer Jersey Numbers

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Let’s look at the most famous soccer jersey numbers in the game, past and present. Soccer is such an influential game that many fans follow everything that the famous players do. Some diehard fans even celebrate their favorite player’s birthdays,

The Greatest Players Of All Time – Thierry Henry

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Recently, Lionel Messi went on to break a 40-year record for goals scored in a calendar year, beating Gerd Müller’s previous record of 85 (though some have contested the validity of this record, claiming that other players have scored more,

Football: Top international sports stories in 2012

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Spain stepped on top of Europe on July 1 by beating the 10-man Italy 4-0 in the final. Italy, who were in the final for the first time in 12 years, again failed to claim a second European crown after

Lionel Messi: The Best Striker of in the World 2012

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2012 has been a jolly year for strikers. While some have chosen to make big money moves, some have stayed loyal to their clubs, and continued to deliver the goods. Goals have been scored, trophies have been won, and defenders

Lionel Messi wins the Player of the year award

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Barcelona’s Lionel Messi won the Player of the year award at World Soccer’s award ceremony. The magazine also announced the Soccer team of the year, that surprisingly consisted of only one Premier League player in Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany. Kompany

Radamel Falcao: The Best Soccer Player in La Liga 2012

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They call him the Tiger and he is an insatiable predator, a perfectly honed hunter, stalking the pitch looking for chances to pounce. When he does he is devastatingly effective: right foot, left foot, head, from inside the box and

Why Lionel Messi is the best player in the world?

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There was only one name and one position on which all 11 members of the panel were in unanimous agreement: the world No1, Lionel Messi. How could we not choose him? The debate has moved to another plane: it is

Lorenzo Insigne: Players to Watch Out For This Season

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As the transfer window draws to a close, and numerous deals reach that tantalising and depressingly drawn out “will they, won’t they” phase, it is time to look at the squads, and evaluate who has bought players that could really

FIFA Ballon d’Or shortlist: Messi, Ronaldo and Iniesta

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Lionel Messi is within line to win his fourth successive FIFA Ballon d’Or award after being shortlisted alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta. Messi, 25, has won the title 3 times consecutively and Barcelona star is favourite to win the

Top EPL Transfer News: Chelsea wants Barcelona star David Villa

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Chelsea are ready to bid for Barcelona and Spain star striker David Villa during the January transfer window to boost their attacking options upfront. Villa, 30, who has fallen out of place in Tito Vilanova’s starting line-up for Alexis Sanchez

Messi wins Golden Boot award: What about FIFA Ballon d’Or?

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Messi, 25, scored his 300th career goal during the 5-0 thrashing of Rayo Vallecano and is already celebrating after winning the Golden Boot award on Monday, for scoring the highest number of goals in Europe’s domestic league last season. The

Messi does not deserve FIFA Ballon d’Or award – Ibrahimovic

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Former Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic feels Lionel Messi does not deserve to win the FIFA Ballon d’Or award. The big Swede believes it is time for someone else to win football’s most prestigious award. Ibrahimovic, who joined French giants Paris

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid: How he is the best?

One story springs to mind. It is March 2007 at Old Trafford and a Ronaldo-inspired Manchester United have just thrashed Bolton Wanderers 4-1. Henrik Pedersen, assigned the job of trying to stop him, is so befuddled he is substituted after

The Best Football Stars of 2012

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It can be argued that the football stars of 2012 are amongst the best players of all time as they get professional training from a younger age than previous generations, sports science is advancing all the time and there is

Young football stars who can be the best player in the world

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There’s only one Lionel Messi. Let’s be clear on that. At the moment, he is the single best football player on the planet. But he won’t always be king of the hill. It would be easy to throw a bunch

Athletic Bilbao’s Iker Muniain: Top Young Football Star

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Athletic Bilbao’s Iker Muniain is the most direct descendant of Lionel Messi’s legacy in Spain. Watching the 19-year-old, you cannot help but make the comparison. He moves like Messi, he dribbles like Messi he even looks a little like Messi