Originally written on Top-soCCer  |  Last updated 1/5/13
2012 was a vintage year for football. Spain won another international tournament, Real pinched La Liga from Barcelona and the Premier League was more exciting than ever. But what will the big stories be in 2013?Creative Commons image courtesy of Andrea SartoratiMessi Or Ronaldo?It seems unfair to constantly compare one to the other but when we’re living in a world where two players reach so much higher than the rest of the pack unfortunately it’s inevitable.The first question is who’s more deserving of the prestigious Ballon d’Or award; Messi or Ronaldo? Of course it was Ronaldo’s Real Madrid who snatched the La Liga title from their bitter rivals last year but this year Messi’s Barcelona are already 9 points clear of the pack. Oh and there’s also the small matter of the record 91 goals he scored in the calendar year of 2012. Sorry Cristiano but it looks like it could be Lionel’s year again.Jose MourinhoThere are so many questions surrounding Jose Mourinho that the man is almost a q...
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