Xavi, Iniesta And Messi…Who Really Deserve The Award?

Leo Messi was wearing a dickie bow. Proof, some said with a smile, that he knew he was going to be awarded with a second successive Ballon d’Or – after all, Xavi Hernández and Andrés Iniesta were only in ties. But he didn’t know: amid all the shock, the disgust and the pathetic patriotic paranoia, the man most surprised at Messi’s award was Messi. On his way into the gala,…

January 12, 2011

Wesley Sneijder signs new contract with Inter Milan

Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder has ended speculation over his future by putting pen-to-paper on a new five-year contract with the Serie A club. The 26-year-old Netherlands international has signed a deal with the Nerazzurri, which will keep him at the San Siro until 2015. It’s a huge boost to the European champions, who stormed to an historic treble last season, thanks largely to the influence of their creative midfielder….

October 29, 2010