Monthly Archives: December 2008

Ronaldinho Almost a City Man

AC Milan playmaker Ronaldinho has revealed he almost moved to Manchester City over the summer. The Blues were after the Brazilian’s signature throughout the pre-season and reports suggested the Eastlands club were the front-runners to sign him. City pursued the 28-year-old for months after he became unpopular at Barcelona, but in the end they were…

Ronaldo Wins Ballon d'Or Award

Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo has won the coveted 2008 Ballon d’Or award. Following a season in which he scored 42 goals for United the Portuguese star was the favourite to win, pipping stars Fernando Torres and Lionel Messi. Barcelona star Messi finished in second place while Liverpool and Spain striker Torres came in third….