Pics: All the glitz & glam from the Fifa Ballon d'Or Awards
The who’s who of world football came together for the Fifa Ballon d’Or awards in Zurich on Monday. City Press brings you some of the pictures and video highlights from the glittering event
the best Argentinian national skipper and FC Barcelona star player Lionel Messi, seen here with Fifa’s acting president Issa Hayatou and Kaká of Brazil, was the big winner after receiving his fifth Ballon d’Or for World Player of the Year PHOTO: Alexander Hassenstein / FIFA via Getty Images
heavyweights Superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have a chat during the glittering event PHOTO: Alexander Hassenstein / FIFA via Getty Images
the big one The Fifa Ballon d'Or trophy PHOTO: Stuart Franklin - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images
svelte Carli Lloyd of the US was named 2015 Fifa Women’s World Player of the Year PHOTO: Arnd Wiegmann / REUTERS
SA CONNECTION Former Bafana Bafana skipper Lucas Radebe, radio and television sports presenter Robert Marawa and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula rub shoulders at the event PHOTO: Instagram @fikilembalula
greats French legend Christian Karembeu and former Bafana Bafana captain Lucas Radebe share a joke PHOTO: Matthias Hangst / Getty Images
tEAM players Members of the 2015 Fifa/FifPro World XI stand on stage and pose with their trophies during the Fifa Ballon d’Or award ceremony PHOTO: Mike Hewitt / FIFA via Getty Images
five strike a pose (Left to right) The ceremony’s host, British actor James Nesbitt, takes a selfie with Houston Dash’s Carli Lloyd of the US, Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, FFC Frankfurt’s Celia Sasic of Germany and FC Barcelona’s Neymar of Brazil PHOTO: Ruben Sprich / REUTERS
HONOUR Brazil’s Marcelo of Real Madrid receives his award from Samuel Eto’o for his inclusion in Fifa’s FifPro World XI for 2015 PHOTO: Alexander Hassenstein / FIFA via Getty Images
POWER COUPLE Acting Fifa President Issa Hayatou and his wife made a glamorous entrance PHOTO: Matthias Hangst / Getty Images
golden goal Fifa Puskas Award winner Wendell Lira of Vila Nova PHOTO: Stuart Franklin / FIFA via Getty Images
winner US coach Jill Ellis won Fifa World Coach of the Year for women’s football PHOTO: Alexander Hassenstein / FIFA via Getty Images
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