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Barcelona and Argentina forward, Lionel Messi, has created history by winning the Ballon d’Or, for a fourth consecutive time.
He won the award ahead of Barcelona team-mate,Andres Iniesta and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Argentine attacker becomes the first player in history, to win the Ballon d’Or four times in succession. He previously shared the record of three consecutive victories with Michel Platini, while Dutch duo Johan Cruyff and Marco van Basten also won the prize three times.
It was no great surprise, as the 25-year-old enjoyed a sensational 2012, where he scored 91 goals for club and country.
A tribute after the jump…
If its making the goalkeeper look silly with a thunderous shot from outside the area or dribbling through the opposition defence before finishing with finesse of a hairdresser you can always count on these two left footed attacking maestros to deliver.
One of them has notched a world record 86 goals for club and country in 2012, while the other has smashed home four goals in cup competitions, including strikes against Oldham football Club and FC Gomel.
Downing has bagged two in the UEFA Europa league something the great Messi has failed to achieve in the highly rated tournament.
In their respective club leagues some say it was probably down to luck that Messi eclipsed the highly rated Englishman by 56 goals in 2012.
Which star do you think shone brighter in 2012?
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Before the game, there were England fans singing “You’re just a s**t as Andy Carroll” directed at Ibrahimovic
He then went on to score four times including a remarkable overhead kick in injury time as Zlatan beat England 4-2 to open the new Friends Stadium in style.
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Luis Suarez was the star of the show for Liverpool once again on Sunday, with the Uruguayan firing home a superb equaliser on 67 minutes to give the Reds a share of the points against Newcastle.
GIFS of the amazing goal after the jump….
With Lionel Messi as a three-time goal-taker and Cesc Fabregas as a three-time goal-maker, 10-man Barcelona outlasted Deportivo La Coruna in a wild 5-4 shootout in the Spanish league on Saturday.
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The Santos striker Neymar, playing 24 hours after scoring twice for Brazil against Japan in Poland, shrugged off jet lag to score a stunning individual goal in a 2-2 draw with Ronaldinho’s Atletico Mineiro.
He also entertained the crowd with the an impressive bit of skill…
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