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ALFREDO RELAÑO

Ballon d'Or 2020 for 11 legends

Alfredo Relaño takes a look at France Football's decision to award this year's Ballon d'Or to a team of the best ever with the normal prize suspended for Covid-19.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Messi’s sixth Ballon d’Or

The Ballon d’Or was created by journalists, just as the European Cup - today’s Champions League - was, and came into existence in 1956 as an accompaniment to the competition.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Messi is jinxed with Argentina

There is no longer any doubt: Messi finding success with Argentina is becoming an even taller order, writes Alfredo Relaño.

Alfredo Relaño