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England Absent from Ballon d'Or Shortlist


"Many of the names on the shortlist for FIFA's prestigious Ballon d'Or award are to be expected but sadly there is not one single England player among them. However the UK does have one name on which we can hang our hopes of bring this award to our shores and that name is Wales winger Gareth Bale. "

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KingPin3317d ago

Hazard Chelsea
Suarez Liverpool
Van Persie Manchester United
Yaya Toure Manchester City
Ozil Arsenal

maybe this will open up Englands eyes that their league is full of imports. all the top sides had foreign players coz to choose from the lil english players they have in the top 4 teams, they dont compete against the flood of imports. germany had this problem in the late 90s. look where they are now. time for the FA to take notes.

Angerfist3316d ago

Well said, since the PL got all those Sheikhs and Russian it is all just become a real life FIFA Ultimatte Team. Like Rio Ferdinand said, it would have been the best to miss the World Cup and start from Scratch.