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Diego Maradona 'much better' than Lionel Messi who 'only has one skill' - Pele

It's the usual suspects leading the world's best forwards in 2018, but did Lionel Messi really have a better 2018 than Cristiano Ronaldo?
Real Madrid's Luka Modric insists that although Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are exceptional talents, his Ballon d'Or win was for those players like Xavi who missed out because of their domination of the trophy.
ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno says Messi is too good to not deem Barcelona's trio of strikers the fiercest in all of Europe.

Former Brazil forward Pele has stated that Diego Maradona was a "much better player" than Lionel Messi -- adding that Barcelona No. 10 "only shoots with one leg, only has one skill and doesn't head the ball well."

No one has won the Ballon d'Or on more occasions than Messi, who has five, but only finished fifth in the voting for the same honour in 2018 -- and was voted as ESPN FC's best forward.

But Pele said he rates the 1986 World Cup winner -- as well as two other former players --...

AC Milan-bound Lucas Paqueta, Inter Milan's Gabigol among Brazil's Bola de Prata winners

Lucas Paqueta is set to join AC Milan from Flamengo
Lucas Paqueta is on his way to AC Milan in January.

AC Milan signee Lucas Paqueta was among the winners of Brazil's prestigious Bola de Prata (Silver Ball) awards on Monday.

The 21-year-old Flamengo midfielder completed a €35 million deal to join the seven-time European champions in January and was one of a number of recipients of Brazil's top club honours during a ceremony, being named to the team of the season alongside Palmeiras' Dudu, who was given the Bola de Ouro (Golden Ball) for the top player of the Brazilian championship.


Ronaldinho Institute has assets seized after unpaid environmental fine

Ronaldinho has had various assets seized after failing to pay an environmental fine
Ronaldinho has had various assets seized after failing to pay an environmental fine.

Former Brazil international Ronaldinho had various assets seized on Wednesday after failing to pay a fine relating to an environmental case against his institute. 

The department's attorney general issued a warrant for a search and seizure of the home Ronaldinho shares with his brother Roberto Assis Moreira, a businessman, in Cavalhada in the south of Porto Alegre.

Local authorities seized two BMW cars, a Mercedes and a painting as well as televisions, snooker and bar football tables as part...

Neymar laughed off Edinson Cavani clash in Brazil-Uruguay - PSG's Kylian Mbappe

PSG's Kylian Mbappe joked he wouldn't choose to be anyone else other than himself, however, he admitted wouldn't mind being as strong as Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.
Edinson Cavani scored a hat-trick, while Neymar converted a penalty to help Paris Saint-Germain come away victorious against a hapless Monaco.

France's Kylian Mbappe has revealed that Neymar laughed off his recent run-in with Paris Saint-Germain teammate Edinson Cavani after the pair clashed during Friday's friendly match between Brazil and Uruguay.

Cavani was booked for fouling Neymar during Brazil's 1-0 win at London's Emirates stadium, the Brazilian then largely rejected the Uruguayan's attempt to help him back to his feet and Cavani tossed him the ball.

Cavani played down the clash after the game by saying that "things happen on the...