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Major League Soccer

Major Link Soccer: Thursday, must be a Serie A firing

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Serie A fires coaches like it rains in Seattle, oh and Kobe Bryant retired.

MLS

It's confirmed, Nigel de Jong will be suspended for his tackle but we still do not know for how long it'll be. Oh and the man that gave the yellow, Allen Chapman, will not be on the field this week.

Sporting Kansas City, better known as the KC Wizards, are finally accepting their past bringing back some "beautiful" jerseys.

Friday Freedom Kicks: Germans, MLS, and NASL (but mostly Germans)

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It's Friday, and we've got your soccer links to get your day started. We also have Germans. Lots of Germans.

It's March, which means a certain Madness is preventing us from watching Major League Soccer tonight on Spanish-language TV. But, without soccer to watch on a Friday night, we all should have a little more time to join with our German friends (and certain B&RU writers) in celebrating Manuel Neuer's birthday.

Bayern Munich

Arturo Vidal gives Bayern slender lead against Benfica [VIDEO]

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Arturo Vidal gave Bayern Munich a slender 1-0 lead for their Champions League quarter-final return leg at Benfica next week, after hitting the winner just 109 seconds into Tuesday's first leg.

Bayern produced an off-key display at Munich's Allianz Arena and their fifth straight appearance in the Champions League semi-finals is far from assured.

Arturo Vidal gives Bayern slender lead against Benfica [VIDEO]

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Arturo Vidal gave Bayern Munich a slender 1-0 lead for their Champions League quarter-final return leg at Benfica next week, after hitting the winner just 109 seconds into Tuesday's first leg.

Bayern produced an off-key display at Munich's Allianz Arena and their fifth straight appearance in the Champions League semi-finals is far from assured.

Liverpool's £37m target confirms text exchange with Klopp

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Liverpool have been strongly linked with a move for Bayern Munich forward Mario Gotze next summer, and the German has done little to dispel such rumours.

Gotze has confirmed that he still keeps contact with the Liverpool manager, and both exchange texts often. Liverpool probably haven’t officially spoken with Gotze, but the German could be open to move in the summer.

Neuer insists it’s business as usual at Bayern Munich despite distractions

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Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer insists it's business as usual at Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich despite a turbulent week off the pitch for the Bavarian giants.

On the pitch, Bayern are in rude health with an eight-point lead in the German league table and have only lost twice all season ahead of Saturday's away match at fourth-placed Bayer Leverkusen.

Neuer insists it’s business as usual at Bayern Munich despite distractions

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Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer insists it's business as usual at Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich despite a turbulent week off the pitch for the Bavarian giants.

On the pitch, Bayern are in rude health with an eight-point lead in the German league table and have only lost twice all season ahead of Saturday's away match at fourth-placed Bayer Leverkusen.

Video: Top 10 Greatest Bundesliga Keepers

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No surprises who Bastian Schweinsteiger voted for Ballon d’Or

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Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d'Or for the fifth time in seven years, with 41.33% of the vote. Cristiano Ronaldo came second with 27.76% and Neymar was third with 7.86%.

Bastian Schweinsteiger, as captain of Germany, was given a vote. He voted for Germany's number one and former Bayern Munich teammate, Manuel Neuer, to win it.

Douglas Costa has been voted the Bundesliga’s player of the first half of the season

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Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa has been named player of the first half of the season by German magazine Kicker.

The 25-year-old Brazilian, a summer signing from Shakhtar Donetsk, received just over 30 percent of the vote in the popular magazine, beating Borussia Dortmund's Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (23 percent) into second with his Bayern teammates Thomas Mueller (14.

Douglas Costa has been voted the Bundesliga’s player of the first half of the season

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Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa has been named player of the first half of the season by German magazine Kicker.

The 25-year-old Brazilian, a summer signing from Shakhtar Donetsk, received just over 30 percent of the vote in the popular magazine, beating Borussia Dortmund's Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (23 percent) into second with his Bayern teammates Thomas Mueller (14.

Bayern Munich: Manuel Neuer Makes Outstanding Triple Save To Deny Medhi Benatia In Training (Video)

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You know who's good at this goalkeeping lark? Manuel Neuer.

Bayern Munich have been quick to trumpet their stopper as the best in the world after capturing a snippet of footage during a recent training session that saw Neuer transmogrify into a human wall to deny poor old Medhi Benatia from scoring not once, not twice, but thrice in the space of a fewseconds.

Pep Guardiola plans to rest Manuel Neuer for Bayern’s last group stage match

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Bayern Munich will be without Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer for Wednesday's Champions League clash at Dinamo Zagreb, with Pep Guardiola's Bavarian giants already in the knockout phase. Guardiola has opted to rest Neuer, with former Stuttgart goalkeeper Sven Ulreich due to play only his second competitive game for the German champions.

Pep Guardiola plans to rest Manuel Neuer for Bayern’s last group stage match

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Bayern Munich will be without Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer for Wednesday's Champions League clash at Dinamo Zagreb, with Pep Guardiola's Bavarian giants already in the knockout phase. Guardiola has opted to rest Neuer, with former Stuttgart goalkeeper Sven Ulreich due to play only his second competitive game for the German champions.

Lionel Messi, Tevez, Neuer…Names of the Champions League, Matchday 13

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Dortmund beat Bayern Munich on penalties to advance to DFB Pokal Final [VIDEO]

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Jurgen Klopp's final game as Borussia Dortmund manager will be the final of the German Cup, as his side secured a dramatic 2-0 penalty shootout win over Bayern Munich in the semi-final of the DFB-Pokal; the sides were tied at 1-1 after 120 minutes.

The hosts went ahead thanks to a first half goal from former BVB forward Robert Lewandowski, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's strike after the break took the tie to extra time.

Dortmund beat Bayern Munich on penalties to advance to DFB Pokal Final [VIDEO]

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Jurgen Klopp's final game as Borussia Dortmund manager will be the final of the German Cup, as his side secured a dramatic 2-0 penalty shootout win over Bayern Munich in the semi-final of the DFB-Pokal; the sides were tied at 1-1 after 120 minutes.

The hosts went ahead thanks to a first half goal from former BVB forward Robert Lewandowski, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's strike after the break took the tie to extra time.

Ronaldo and Messi’s Ballon d’Or duopoly is unlikely to end anytime soon

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It was in 2007 that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi first ascended the Ballon d'Orstage to collect an award in recognition of their individual brilliance, but neither man took the top award that year.

France Football Prepares Three Ballon d’Or Covers Ahead Of Today’s Announcement

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France Football magazine has prepared three possible front covers ahead of today's 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony in Zurich which is scheduled to begin at 20:00 CET (2:00pm EST).

Each cover features the three nominees for World Player of the Year: Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi.

France Football Prepares Three Ballon d’Or Covers Ahead Of Today’s Announcement

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France Football magazine has prepared three possible front covers ahead of today's 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony in Zurich which is scheduled to begin at 20:00 CET (2:00pm EST).

Each cover features the three nominees for World Player of the Year: Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi.

3 to see: The MLS Cup final, Bayern Munich v Bayer Leverkusen and Brazil’s relegation decider

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Three to See shows some love to the Americas this week, both North and South, as the MLS Cup final pits LA Galaxy against New England Revolution while Brazil's Serie A reaches its conclusion with Sao Paolo giant Palmeiras once again battling against relegation.

Iker Casillas

FAIL: Porto ‘Keeper Iker Casillas Drops Massive Clanger After Sweeper-Keeper Cock-Up Against Braga (Video)

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Let's all blame Manuel Neuer for this! On Sunday night against Sporting Braga, former Real Madrid great Iker Casillas made a right mess of the 'sweeper-keeper' role, going walkabout for no apparent reason and duly conceding an embarrassing late goal which handed Braga a 3-1 win,

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With the ball lofted forwards to midfielder Alan, Casillas decided to race 40 yards up the pitch to challenge the Braga man, despite Porto having enough bodies to stem the attack.

Italy boycott Ballon d’Or over Buffon absence

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Italy coach Antonio Conte and captain Gianluigi Buffon did not participate in the Ballon d'Or vote at the request of their federation in protest at Buffon's absence from the list of candidates, Italian media reported on Tuesday.

The veteran Juventus goalkeeper did not make the preliminary list released in October with five goalkeepers chosen ahead of him Manuel Neuer, Iker Casillas, Thibaut Courtois, Claudio Bravo and David Ospina.

Italy boycott Ballon d’Or over Buffon absence

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Italy coach Antonio Conte and captain Gianluigi Buffon did not participate in the Ballon d'Or vote at the request of their federation in protest at Buffon's absence from the list of candidates, Italian media reported on Tuesday.

The veteran Juventus goalkeeper did not make the preliminary list released in October with five goalkeepers chosen ahead of him Manuel Neuer, Iker Casillas, Thibaut Courtois, Claudio Bravo and David Ospina.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Messi Wins FIFA Ballon d’Or For Record Fifth Time

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Lionel Messi continues to break records seemingly every month and the greatest player of his generation won his fifth Ballon D'Or on Monday after leading Barcelona to the treble of league, cup and Champions League for the second time.

To put this into context, three of the greatest players such as Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldinho and Luis Figo only won the Ballon D'Or once and who knows how many Messi will have when he finally hangs up his boots.

Ronaldo wins the Ballon D'Or again

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CR7 beats Messi & Neuer to the title; James wins best goal and Jogi Low top coach. Cristiano Ronaldo kept his title as the world's top player at the FIFA Ballon D'Or gala tonight.

The Real winger had a disappointing World Cup for Portugal but 31 La Liga goals, 17 Champions League strikes and the Champions League and World Club Cup trophies ensured he took home the award for the third time.

Who did Wayne Rooney vote for in Ballon d’Or? And who voted for Di Maria?

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Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or for the third time this evening, but let's see how some key figures voted.

Wayne Rooney
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
2. Toni Kroos
3. Gareth Bale

Lionel Messi
1. Angel di Maria
2. Andres Iniesta
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Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Ballon d’Or 2014

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Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA Ballon d'Or Award for the year 2014. The Real Madrid star fended off Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer to the gong in a gala event held in Zurich in Switzerland.

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2014 Ballon d’Or Award

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Cristiano Ronaldo has won the prestigious FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the second year in a row. Ronaldo, aka CR7, defeated Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer to win the top honor, and is now officially recognized as the best player in the world for the year 2014.

The 29-year-old superstar had an incredible 2014 with 60 goals scored in 56 games, and winning 4 trophies (the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup and the 2013 Ballon d'Or).

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2014 Ballon d’Or Award

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Cristiano Ronaldo has won the prestigious FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the second year in a row. Ronaldo, aka CR7, defeated Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer to win the top honor, and is now officially recognized as the best player in the world for the year 2014.

The 29-year-old superstar had an incredible 2014 with 60 goals scored in 56 games, and winning 4 trophies (the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup and the 2013 Ballon d'Or).

PICTURE: Di Maria in 2014 FIFPro World XI team of the year

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Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich/Germany), Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich/Germany), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain/Brazil), David Luiz (Chelsea/Paris Saint-Germain/Brazil), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid/Spain), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid/Manchester United/Argentina), Toni Kroos (Bayern Munich/Real Madrid/Germany), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona/Spain), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal), Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich/Netherlands).

Snapshot: Ballon d’Or Hopefuls Neuer, Messi & Ronaldo Line Up For Slightly Awkward Photo…

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With FIFA's big Ballon d'Or beano about to get under way in Zurich, the three hopefuls Manuel Neuer, Lionel Messi and a completelydumbstruckCristiano Ronaldo have been posing together for a series of slightly awkward press shots...

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Luka Modric Omission From Ballon d’Or Nominations Shows Flaws in The System

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As the Ballon d'Or announcement comes closer and closer, many have debated between Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer for the prestigious award. Looking further back, however, and the 23-man shortlist for the award seems to have its own flaws. A player many felt was unfairly left off the shortlist was Luis Suarez, after his scintillating season with Liverpool, in which he almost single-handedly guided them to the Premier League title.

Luka Modric Omission From Ballon d’Or Nominations Shows Flaws in The System

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As the Ballon d'Or announcement comes closer and closer, many have debated between Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer for the prestigious award. Looking further back, however, and the 23-man shortlist for the award seems to have its own flaws. A player many felt was unfairly left off the shortlist was Luis Suarez, after his scintillating season with Liverpool, in which he almost single-handedly guided them to the Premier League title.

Ronaldo, the World Cup, Hamilton Academical, Harry Kane – it’s Just Football’s end of year review 2014

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My top-10 favourite players of the year

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The following is my personal list of my 10 favourite footballers of the year; the players who were special, who I will remember: 10) Miroslav Klose: Klose is not the most memorable striker in the world, and is in the autumn of his career. But he has always been a fair player and a gentleman, and as part of the German World Cup side he went on to become the most scoring player in World Cup

For Manuel Neuer To Win Ballon d’Or, Something Truly Exceptional Has To Happen Says Buffon

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Juventus shot stopper Gianluigi Buffon believes that something "truly exceptional" would have to happen in order for German international and Bayern Munich goalkeeperManuel Neuer to win the 2014 Ballon d'Or.

In an interview with FIFA.com, the Italy international tipped Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo to take home his second-consecutive award the third in his career.

The Rest

Singapore ‘Keeper Hassan Sunny Assumed Surprise Inclusion On ‘World’s Top 20 Goalkeepers’ List Was An April Fool’s Joke

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The veteran Singaporean goalkeeper who found his way into the Daily Telegraph's rundown of the top 20 goalkeepers in world football has admitted that he assumed his inclusion on the list was an April Fool's Day joke.

The Telegraph named Hassan Sunny as the 18th best stopper currently active, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Manuel Neuer, Thibaut Courtois, Joe Hart, David De Gea, Petr Cech and Gigi Buffon.

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Fitba Thatba: Manuel Neuer Enlists Roy Keane To Help Rig The Ballon d’Or (Video)

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In which Pies' favourite mucky-faced street urchins, Fitba Thatba, reveal Manuel Neuer's fiendish (and failed) plot to rig the Ballon d'Or using nothing more than his own deviousness and a certain mad, bearded loon codename: Irish Rover...

And that, we're fairly sure in saying, is exactly how it went down in Zurich last night.