It is time to announce the best player in men's football for 2019. Out of short 30 short listed candidates More... 15 were chosen. And who will be next?
The Winner's name will be announced on Monday during the impressive ceremony in Paris. The favourate candidate is the Liverpool defensive rock Virgil van Dijk who is the first defender to take this honour for the past 13 years.
Luka Modric was the last year's winner who did not make the cut this year.
Messi and Ronaldo are in the running, and both of them have already won the prize five times.
Messi has already won the Best Fifa Men's award of 2019, and Van Dijk took Uefa's Men's Player of the year. If Ronaldo wins on Monday, we shall see the three biggest prizes in men's football going to three different players for the first time.
Federer to become first living person celebrated on coins
Roger Federer, who is Switzerland's 20-time Grand Slam champion will be the first living person who will More... be celebrated on a coin in the country.
A 20 Swiss francs commemorative silver coints will be released in January by he Federal Mint, Swissmint.
There is a plan to add a Federer SFFr50 gold coin in May too.
The 38-year-old sportsman has thanked Switzerland and Swissmint for this incredible honour and privilege.
When Messi will leave Barcelona
No one can imagine Messi to play for another club than Barcelona. But it seems that the time has come More... for little Argentinian to leave the club and the Camp Nou where he has spent his whole career. Messi who has to be 33 soon, could be leaving Barca in 2021.
The news is based on a sensational Story by France Football who states that they have seen a whatsup conversation of Messi with Neymar. And this conversation has taken place after Barcelona were knocked out of CL by Liverpool last season, after which Messi has advised Neymar to leave Paris Saint-Germain and return to Barcelona where they could win the CL together. And after Messi's departure, Neymar will take his place.
Though Neymar's return did not materialize this summer as, Kylian Mbappe and Marco Verratti were claimed to be begging Neymar to stay. But the player doesn't have good relationship with PSG sporting Director Leonardo and though he is expected to stay in France for the rest of the season, a possible return negotiation could be reopened next summer.
So, it seems that there is less than two years left to see Messi at Barcelona and we should enjoy as long as it lasts!
There is no information to where Messi would be going.
Ronaldo back for Atletico Madrid tie
On Monday Christiano Ronaldo Announced that he is back and ready for the coming Juvesntus vs Atletico More... Madrid big Champions League clash. The player has missed the 3-1 win over Atalanta worried over his knee and will be eager to start the match against old Madrid rivals.
Despite the fact that Juventus has booked their place in Champions League round of 16, but winning over Diego Simeone's side will secure them the first place in Group D.
As to Atletico, they could seal their place with the 3 points securing a top spot in the group heading for the final match of the group stage play.
This year Ronaldo has started every CL match and so far has contributed a goal and an assist.
Chelsea expecting transfer ban verdict in December
After serving the half of their one year Ban Chelsea will find out soon if they are allowed to buy players More... during the January transfer window.
Based on the Court of Arbitration for Sport's announcement on Wednesday, they are going to make an official ruling of the case during the first half of December.
Chelsea are challenging the FiFA's disiplinary and appeal committee rulings that they have violated 150 rules on the transfer of minors which includes around 70 players.
The club has also been fined £467,000 for breaking the rules of third-party influence on players. According to FIFA these arrangements allowed it to influence other clubs in transfer-related matters.
Chelsea has maintained that they have done nothing wrong.
Gerard Pique confirms intention to retire at Barcelona
Gerard Pique has announced that he is going to retire after the expiry of his current contract in 2022.
Pique More... is a key player for Barcelona and has started 15 of the 16 games this season under management of Ernesto Valverde. Despite Pique's love to play for his club the most, nevertheless the 32-year-old player has announced about hanging his boots after expiration of his deal.
Pique also added that he has always stated that Barca will be his last team and that he doesn't have any intention of wearing another shirt. His intention is to get to 2022, but if he feels to lose his importance or feels not required, he may leave even earlier.
Barcelona are hoping to extend their lead at the top of LaLiga if they win Leganes on Saturday.
Mane: Jurgen Klopp is the best manager in the world
We all know that Sadio Mane was great at Saouthampton, but under the management of Jurgen Klopp he has More... become into a winner of Champions League and one of the best world individual players
The player is on the 30-man Ballon d'Or shortlist and many believe that he deserves to win after coming in 5th place in The Best FIFA Men's Player award vote which was in September.
Mane currently has 11 goals and 5 assists in 17 games in all competitions
When asked about Klopp's influence in his career, the Senegal International couldn't find words to describe how successful Klopp was for Liverpool. According to him everybody can see what the manager has done for the club, for the city and the qualities that he has as a manager. He knows how to deal with his team. He added thay Klopp is a winner and the best manager in the world.
In his 140 games at Liverpool, Mane has scored 70 goals and 27 assists.
Mourinho: No money to spend in January
Mourinho has announced that Tottenham has no money to spend for overhaul in January and that he has to More... work with the existing squad.
The new manager, who has taken the duty after Mauricio Pochettino for a three-and-a-half-year contract, is aware of the financial realities of the club and thus he has started with a talk up with the players that he has inherited.
Mourinho also noted that he was looking forward to playing with academy players. According to the reports during the negotiations Mourinho told the club's chairman Daniel Levy that Harry Kane must not be sold next summer.
As the club has to make big repayments for their new stadium and Champions League revenues being so important, the new manager has been asked to regain a place among the PL top four. Before the first game on Saturday at West Ham the team was 14th in the table with 11 points behind the 4th place Manchester City. By that time the they have played 12 matches of the league season.
According to Mourinho, it's a privilege when a manager goes to a club and feels happiness towards the squad that one has going to have, and these are not words of the moment as he has told these words and repeated them during the last 3-5 years, even being an opponent.