In this combo of three file photographs, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal, left, FC Barcelona's  Lionel Messi fro Argentina, center, and also FC Barcelona's Andres Iniesta celebrate goals in their respective soccer matches. Messi, Ronaldo and Iniesta are the finalists for FIFA's world player of the year award. They were picked from a list of 23 candidates for this year's Ballon d'Or, with Messi looking to become the first player to win the award four times. The Argentina and Barcelona playmaker won the award last three years. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, Eduardo Di Baia, Andres Kudacki, Files)

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In this combo of three file photographs, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal, left, FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi fro Argentina, center, and also FC Barcelona's Andres Iniesta celebrate goals in their respective soccer matches. Messi, Ronaldo and Iniesta are the finalists for FIFA's world player of the year award. They were picked from a list of 23 candidates for this year's Ballon d'Or, with Messi looking to become the first player to win the award four times. The Argentina and Barcelona playmaker won the award last three years. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, Eduardo Di Baia, Andres Kudacki, Files)