Today's front-page headlines from Marca, AS and Mundo Deportivo.

He deserves the Balon d'Or

There are many reasons why Ronaldo can win the award

No one player has been at his level or has achieved his numbers in 2013

The award is individual and not collective, so he will benefit

Ribery, due to the titles he won, is the favourite

Only friendlies before the World Cup

Diego Costa is injured and Del Bosque only has one chance to test him out in a friendly against Italy on March 5

Three number ones: Nadal keeps his number one spot but could not triumph in the Masters

Verdasco and Marrero, the masters

Leo out

The crack cracks

Messi suffers his fifth torn muscle and will not return until January

His muscular problems in his hamstrings are his weak spot

Patricia Ramirez, a psychologist, warns that the fear of relapse could impede him from playing at his best

Two months without Messi

This summer traveled 122,333 kilometres between personal events and Barca's crazy pre-season schedule

He has a torn muscle in his left hamstring

Del Bosque left without Diego Costa

He calls up Llorente because of the Spanish-Brazilian's injury

England would give the Balon d'Or to Cristiano

Survey Sky: 84% of the votes for the Madridista and Messi gets only 8%

Simeone wants someone in January

The favourite continues to be Diego

AS Forum, Javier Guillen: "Spanish motorcycle needs Marc Marquez"

Nadal could not overcome Djokovic: The Serb wins his third Masters, 6-3 6-4

Verdasco and Marrero, masters in the doubles as they beat the Bryans

Messi plan

Lionel will complete the first stage of his recovery in Barcelona and finish in Buenos Aires

He will start his healing process in 15 days and carry out a mini pre-season before returning

Neymar up for the best goal of the year by FIFA

Spain national team: Bartra for Cesc, Llorente for Diego Costa

Moto GP: Marquez recognises that the team helped him

Tennis, Masters: Djokovic beats Nadal with authority

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