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by jinshuiqian0713 » Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:30 am

FIFA player of the year winners (combined with France Football magazine Golden Ball award from 2010):2010_Lionel Messi, Argentina2011_Lionel Messi, Argentina2012_Lionel Messi, Argentina2013_Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal2014_Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal___Previous winners of the FIFA player of the year award:1991_Lothar Matthaeus, Germany1992_Marco Van Basten, Netherlands1993_Roberto Baggio, Italy1994_Romario, Brazil1995_George Weah, Liberia1996_Ronaldo, Brazil1997_Ronaldo, Brazil1998_Zinedine Zidane, France1999_Rivaldo, Brazil2000_Zinedine Zidane, France2001_Luis Figo, Portugal2002_Ronaldo, Brazil2003_Zinedine Zidane, France2004_Ronaldinho, Brazil2005_Ronaldinho, Brazil2006_Fabio Cannavaro, Italy2007_Kaka, Brazil2008_Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal2009_Lionel Messi, Argentina___Previous winners of the Golden Ball, awarded to the European player of the year by France Football magazine:1956_Stanley Matthews, Blackpool1957_Alfredo Di Stefano, Real Madrid1958_Raymond Kopa, Real Madrid1959_Alfredo Di Stefano, Real Madrid1960_Luis Suarez, Barcelona1961_Omar Sivori, Juventus1962_Josef Masopust, Dukla Prague1963_Lev Yashin, Dynamo Moscow1964_Denis Law, Manchester United1965_Eusebio, Benfica1966_Bobby Charlton, Manchester United1967_Florian Albert, Ferencvaros1968_George Best, Manchester United1969_Gianni Rivera, AC Milan1970_Gerd Muller, Bayern Munich1971_Johan Cruyff, Ajax1972_Franz Beckenbauer, Bayern Munich1973_Johan Cruyff, Barcelona1974_Johan Cruyff, Barcelona1975_Oleg Blokhin, Dynamo Kyiv1976_Franz Beckenbauer, Bayern Munich1977_Allan Simonsen, Borussia Moenchengladbach1978_Kevin Keegan, Hamburg SV1979_Kevin Keegan, Hamburg SV1980_Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Bayern Munich1981_Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Bayern Munich1982_Paolo Rossi, Juventus1983_Michel Platini, Juventus1984_Michel Platini, Juventus1985_Michel Platini, Juventus1986_Igor Belanov, Dynamo Kyiv1987_Ruud Gullit, AC Milan1988_Marco van Basten, AC Milan1989_Marco van Basten, AC Milan1990_Lothar Matthaeus, Inter Milan1991_Jean-Pierre Papin, Marseille1992_Marco van Basten, AC Milan1993_Roberto Baggio, Juventus1994_Hristo Stoichkov, Barcelona1995_George Weah, AC Milan1996_Matthias Sammer, Borussia Dortmund1997_Ronaldo, Inter Milan1998_Zinedine Zidane, Juventus1999_Rivaldo, Barcelona2000_Luis Figo, Real Madrid2001_Michael Owen, Liverpool2002_Ronaldo, Real Madrid2003_Pavel Nedved, Juventus2004_Andriy Shevchenko, AC Milan2005_Ronaldinho, Barcelona2006_Fabio Cannavaro, Juventus-Real Madrid2007_Kaka, AC Milan2008_Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United2009_Lionel Messi, Barcelona Roger Craig Youth Jersey . The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement was made. By releasing Bailey, the Broncos would open up cap space with the 12-time Pro Bowl player scheduled to make around $10 million next season. Dwight Clark 49ers Jersey . A receiver doesnt make the catch on a passing play and instantly motions to the ref – and everybody else – for a pass interference flag. http://www.49ersrookiestore.com/49ers-Dante-Pettis-Jersey/ . Fans holding laudatory signs started showing up at Yankee Stadium when the gates opened at 4 p.m. Monday, an hour early in order to give them a chance to watch the New York captain take batting practice.ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nolan Ryan is leaving the Texas Rangers again, stepping away from his CEO role 20 years after ending his Hall of Fame career as a pitcher. Roger Craig Jersey . In what the team had called a retirement, Ryan said Thursday that he is resigning as chief executive of the Rangers in a move effective at the end of this month. He is also selling his ownership stake in the team to co-chairmen Ray Davis and Bob Simpson. "It closes a chapter of my life in baseball," Ryan said. "I feel like its time for me to move on to other things. Its been a decision that weighed on me heavily, but I feel like its the right decision. ... At this point and time, its the correct thing for me to do." Asked about the difference in the team announcing that he was retiring and him calling it a resignation, the 66-year-old Ryan paused and then said he wouldnt be the CEO of another major league team and called this perhaps the "final chapter" of his storied career in baseball. Ryans older son, Reid, became president of the Houston Astros earlier this year. Nolan Ryan dismissed any speculation that hes leaving the Rangers to join his son and another of the teams he pitched for and worked for in the past. The move takes effect Oct. 31. Ryan became the 10th president of the Rangers in February 2008 when he was hired by former owner Tom Hicks. Ryan added the title of CEO three years later. He was also part of the ownership group that acquired the team in August 2010, months before its first World Series. Ryans departure comes less than a year after ownership gave general manager Jon Daniels and chief operating officer Rick George new presidential titles and took the presidents title from Ryan. Davis insisted the change in Ryans title earlier this year was just that. "From a corporation standpoint, Nolans authority didnt change at all," Davis said. "On all major decisions on baseball, Nolan made all final decisions." Ryan said the title change wasnt a factor in his decision. "I dont look at it from that perspective," Ryan said. "I just look at it from where I am in life and what I want to do going forward and thats what really drove my decision." George left in July to become the athletic director at the University of Colorado. Daniels attended the news conference at Rangers Ballpark, but left without speaking to reporters. Davis said the ownership group is disappointed with Ryans decision but understands it. Simpson said he tried to talk Ryan out of leaving. Dee Ford Jersey. "You dont wake up one day and make a decision of this magnitude," Ryan said. "It was something Ive been thinking about on and off for a while now. Just felt like it was probably time for me to move on." Ryan said he planned to go home and enjoy getting back out to his ranch "and doing things I havent done for six years now. ... I dont know what a year from now might bring. This may be the final chapter of my baseball career." Texas made its only two World Series appearances during Ryans six seasons in the front office. The Rangers have averaged more than 90 wins the past five seasons, though they missed the playoffs this year after losing an AL wild-card tiebreaker game to Tampa Bay. "During times of significant change for the franchise, Nolan has been a constant -- accessible, dedicated and an icon to his fellow Texans who love our game," Commissioner Bud Selig said. "Nolans unique perspective as a legendary player and an accomplished executive has been invaluable to the Rangers franchise." Ryans name has been synonymous with the Rangers for decades. The major league strikeout king with 5,714 spent the last five seasons of his playing days in a Rangers uniform, getting his 300th victory, throwing the last two of his record seven no-hitters and getting his 5,000th strikeout. He retired as player after the 1993 season. His No. 34 jersey is the only one worn by a Rangers player to be retired, and there is a statue of the pitcher at Rangers Ballpark. He is the only player in the Hall of Fame whose bust is topped by a Texas cap. "As his son, I am extremely proud of what he has accomplished as both a player and as a front office executive. He was an integral part of all three of the World Series appearances by Texas teams, in 2005 with the Astros and in 2010-11 with the Rangers," Reid Ryan said in a statement. "He has always treated the game with dignity and respect and has appreciated those that make our game great: the fans, players and employees," he said. The co-chairmen said there are no immediate plans to announce a new CEO. Rob Matwick, whos currently executive vice-president of ballpark and event operations, will take on more responsibilities with the help of others who have also been shifted into new roles. As for representing the Rangers in MLB business, Davis said hed "be the control person for the next two or three years, and Bob and I will rotate that title." ' ' '
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