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Neymar nominated for Golden Ball
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Neymar nominated for Golden Ball

Jun 30 2013, 3:10am CDT | by

Rio de Janeiro, June 30 (IANS) Brazil's Neymar has been included on a six-man shortlist for the FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball award.

Rio de Janeiro, June 30 — Brazil's Neymar has been included on a six-man shortlist for the FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball award. He will vie with Andrea Pirlo (Italy), Andres Iniesta (Spain),...

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Neymar nominated for Golden Ball

Jun 30 2013, 3:10am CDT | by

Rio de Janeiro, June 30 (IANS) Brazil's Neymar has been included on a six-man shortlist for the FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball award.

Rio de Janeiro, June 30 — Brazil's Neymar has been included on a six-man shortlist for the FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball award.

He will vie with Andrea Pirlo (Italy), Andres Iniesta (Spain), Luis Suarez (Uruguay), Paulinho (Brazil) and Sergio Ramos (Spain) for the tournament's most valuable player award, reports Xinhua.

The players were named Saturday by FIFA's technical study group who will announce the winner after Sunday's final between hosts Brazil and Spain at Rio's Maracana Stadium.

Brazil have dominated the award in the past with four of the six previous winners. Neymar and Paulinho have the chance to join countrymen Kaka (2009), Adriano (2005), Ronaldinho (1999) and Denilson (1997).

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While it was seemingly an impossible job for Liverpool to sufficiently negate the loss of talisman Luis Suarez, the fans were certainly excited that the club managed to land enigmatic Italian international Mario Balotelli for only £16million over the summer. Despite all the off field problems plaguing Balotelli, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers had expressed his confidence that he would be able to tame the striker and many felt tha ...
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