Tottenham Hotspur
3:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Huddersfield Town
Newcastle United
12:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Real Betis
6:15 PM UTC
Game Details
Deportivo La Coruña
Real Madrid
8:15 PM UTC
Game Details
AS Roma
4:00 PM UTC
Game Details
AC Milan
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Paris Saint-Germain
7:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Ajax Amsterdam
FC Groningen
12:30 PM UTC
Game Details
New York City FC
New England Revolution
10:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Seattle Sounders FC
Minnesota United FC
1:30 AM UTC Aug 21, 2017
Game Details

OnScene at Huddersfield vs. Newcastle

Premier League

Casillas: I'll back Ramos for Ballon D'Or

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has told France Football he will be voting for team-mate Sergio Ramos to win the Ballon D'Or.

Madrid colleague Cristiano Ronaldo told the same magazine that, if he could, he would vote for himself to win the prize - but Casillas, 31, said: "I prefer that recognition of my work comes from outside."

The winner of the prize for the year's best footballer will be announced on January 7, with Lionel Messi and Ronaldo the favourites.

"I think I'll vote for Sergio Ramos," Casillas said. "I can say that he has achieved the most complete season of his eight years. He was sensational throughout the Liga and the Euros.

"But people remember more about his missed penalty in the Champions League [against Bayern Munich] than everything he won. Yes, without a doubt Sergio Ramos will be my first option."

Ronaldo, also speaking to France Football, had said: 'If I could, I'd vote for myself. I am what I am and I'm happy with that. Being too humble isn't good. In Portugal, we say that too much humility is vanity.

But Casillas said: "I could not vote for me. It is a question of ethics. I prefer that the recognition of my work comes from outside."


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.