Marta and Formiga head Brazil Women’s World Cup squad

Soccer 05/16/19, 10:07

Six-time world player of the year Marta and the unretired Formiga will lead Brazil in the Women's World Cup in France.Brazil coach Vadao announced his squad on Thursday, betting on 33-year-old Marta to end a nine-match losing streak and help the team win its first Women's World Cup title."Marta is ...

Modric, Mbappe in running for Ballon d’Or

Soccer 10/08/18, 15:28

Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe are in the running to break Lionel Messi's and Cristiano Ronaldo's 10-year dominance of the Ballon d'Or.The World Cup finalist and champion, respectively, are nominees for this year's award, alongside Brazilian forward Marta. For the first time, France Football magazine is awarding the individual trophy ...

Modric wins world player of year, ends Ronaldo-Messi duology

Soccer 09/24/18, 16:09

Luka Modric has broken a decade of award dominance by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after being crowned world footballer of the year by FIFA, while Marta won the women's award for a sixth time.Modric was voted FIFA's best player in the 2017-18 season after winning the Champions League for ...

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