The first time I recall one team giving the other side a guard of honour was at Molineux, home to Wolverhampton Wanderers in February 1960...
More than once, I've heard the journalist Iñaki Gabilondo say: "When someone says a footballer is the best ever and it isn't Alfredo Di Stéfano..."
Having scooped his fifth Ballon d'Or, Cristiano Ronaldo is set to receive a huge ovation at the Bernabéu this afternoon...
Cristiano Ronaldo won his fifth Ballon d'Or on Thursday evening, meaning he has won the award the same number of times as Barça's Lionel Messi.
AS 50th Anniversary Awards
AS 50TH ANNIVERSARY AWARDS
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