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Lionel Messi vs Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo for Ballon d’Or – ESPN FC


Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Neymar will compete with current holder Cristiano Ronaldo for this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or.Real Madrid forward Ronaldo has won the award for the past two years, with Messi winning it for each of the four years previous to that. And with Ronaldo named in 2008 too, one of the pair has been named the best player in the world on the last seven occasions.The only other player to make the top two of the final vote over that seven-year period was Andres Iniesta in 2010, when Messi headed an all-Barca shortlist that also included Xavi Hernandez.

Source: ESPN FC

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