Former Best Football Player in the World Ronaldinho has offered his tip for the next Best Football Player in the World once the current Best Football Player in the World retires. The Barcelona legend has said he believes fledgling Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus can take up the mantle once Lionel Messi hangs up his boots – despite the fact his fellow Brazilian is still only 19 years old. "Manchester City have a very special player with Gabriel Jesus.
A few days after the dramatic dawn raid that led to the arrest of world football officials at the Baur au Lac Hotel in Zurich in May 2015, Sepp Blatter, the incumbent FIFA president, was re-elected unopposed. That tells you everything you need to know about FIFA. Soon after, officials concluded that Blatter was involved in a “ dishonest payment ” to former football great Michel Platini, then head of European football (UEFA) and widely seen as Blatter’s heir apparent. It would prove to be the end of both their careers at FIFA. By February last year, the first FIFA election since 1998 without Blatter as a candidate, and after months of continuous fallout, dreadful headlines, widespread ridicule
Bayer Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt was thoroughly impressed with Atletico Madrid after his side were beaten 4-2 in the first leg of their round-of-16 tie. The Bundesliga outfit fought back in the second half after going two goals down in the opening 45 minutes, but it was all for nothing in the end as Fernando Torres found the net late on to ensure Atletico took home a two-goal lead. It is easy to see how Atletico have reached two finals in three years," Schmidt said at a media conference.