Soccer Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Leicester duo, Messi up for Ballon D’OrBarcelona''s Lionel Messi was named again to the list for the Ballon D’Or award. Five-time winner Messi and three-time winner Ronaldo are the only previous winners nominated for a prize that is no longer linked to FIFA. Luis Suárez and Neymar complete a full Barcelona forward line on the list, though Champions League winner Real Madrid has the most nominees with six, including Wales winger Gareth Bale. Atlético also had Diego Simeone win the best coach award, Diego Godín earn the best defender award, and Jan Oblak clinch best goalkeeper. Barcelona won the Spanish league last season, ahead of Real Madrid and Atlético.
Source: Bueno Aires Herald October 25, 2016 03:11 UTC