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2012 FIFA Ballon d'Or: Full Coverage

Full coverage of tonight's FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony in Zurich, including cases for each Barcelona nominee

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Lionel Messi Wins 2012 FIFA Ballon d'Or

Lionel Messi fought off competition from Andres Iniesta and Cristiano Ronaldo to claim his fourth consecutive Ballon d'Or, thus securing his place in the pantheon of all-time greats

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Vicente del Bosque Named FIFA Coach of the Year

Vicente del Bosque held off competition from Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho to claim the award for the first time in his prestigious career

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Five Barcelona Players Named In FIFPro World XI

Five Barcelona players were named in the 2012 FIFPro World XI, and all eleven players in the team plied their trade in La Liga. The Barca players recognised were Dani Alves, Gerard Pique, Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi

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Poll: Who Should Win The 2012 FIFA Ballon d'Or?

A chance to vote for your winner of the 2012 FIFA Ballon d'Or and the 2012 World Coach of the Year

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Why Lionel Messi Should Win The FIFA Ballon d'Or

Lionel Messi had a fantastic season, and despite Barcelona losing La Liga and the UEFA Champions League, he deserves to win the 2012 FIFA Ballon d'Or

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Pep Guardiola: World's Best Coach in 2012

Pep Guardiola is one of three men named by FIFA as candidates for the 2012 Coach of the Year award. While strong cases can be made for both Jose Mourinho and Vicente del Bosque, here's the case for Pep.

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Why Andrés Iniesta should win the 2012 Ballon d'Or

Competition for this year's golden ball is tough but surely Andrés Iniesta deserves the title.

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