Live! All Details about Ballon d'Or 2012 Awards

Road to Zurich / FOTO: PIQUÉ
Enjoy all the information about the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala in Zurich

15.00h – Photo Gallery of the Trip to Zurich

13.00h – The players and other members of the expedition are now in Zurich. Upon receipt by FIFA have been conducted on Hotel

12.30h – In Zurich Kongresshaus everything is ready. Want to see the assembly hall which hosts the Gala?

12:00h – Road to Zurich

11:00h – Dani Alves, Gerard Pique and Andres Iniesta are three of the five players who want to Zurich. This has been explained in social networks:


Bom dia meu povooo partiuuu!!

— Daniel Alves (@DaniAlvesD2) gener 7, 2013

Con mis compis en la gala!With my mates at the show!

— Andrés Iniesta (@andresiniesta8) gener 7, 2013

Camino de Zúrich, esperando en el aeropuerto con el resto de compañeros.…

— Gerard Piqué (@3gerardpique) enero 7, 2013

10:00h – Barça, Club with most Ballon d’Or winners

Since Luis Suárez won the award in 1960, Barça have continued to provide winners for the Ballon D’Or and with Messi’s third successive win this evening, they have now overtaken Milan and Juventus to become the Club with most winners –nine. Messi, with three; Cruyff with two as a Barça player, three total; Stoichkov, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho and Suárez with one apiece, are the players who have won the award at the Club.

09:00h – Iniesta and Messi, from La Masia to Zurich

Andrés Iniesta and Leo Messi are two of the three finalists for the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or which will be awarded this Monday in Zurich. Along with Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), the two FC Barcelona players will compete for the award reserved for the best player in the world. It’s worth noting that the Argentinian has won the last three editions of the award and Iniesta was named the Best Player of the EURO and the Best Player in Europe of the Year by UEFA.


08:00h – FC Barcelona takes center stage in Zurich

Ten first team players, and ex-FC Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola, are in the running for awards this evening at the 2012 FIFA awards gala in Zurich

07:00h – Everything in place for the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremony

Messi and Iniesta will travel to Zurich on Monday for the 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremony. Both Barça players are finalists for the award along with Cristiano Ronaldo. President Sandro Rosell, members of the Board of Directors, FCB players nominated to the FIFA FIFPro 2012 team, and the players’ families will travel with the two Ballon d’Or finalists to Switzerland.