The champ is here! Lionel Messi is the recipient of the FIFA Ballon d’Or award this year, recognized by soccer captains, managers and journalists for his incredible year of play. This is his fifth time accepting the honor, and he had to beat out fan-favorite soccer stud Cristiano Ronaldo to do it!
Lionel Messi, 28, wants to celebrate his Christmas early with a Barcelona victory over Deportivo La Coruna. However, his teammate, Neymar, 23, is sidelined with a sad injury. Will Deportivo leave coal in Barcelona’s stocking, or will this be Barca’s best holiday ever?
The US Women’s 2015 World Cup victory proved they’re the best in the soccer world! Now, they’re getting some respect — in the video game world. EA Sports has decided to put Alex Morgan, 26, on the cover of its next FIFA video game, making her the first female athlete in history to be featured on the game’s cover art!