Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi was awarded the 2015 Ballon d'Or at Monday's gala event in Zurich.
With four players each from Barcelona and Real Madrid, the Spanish giants combined to put eight players on the 2015 FIFPro World XI.
The highlight of the Champions League last-16 draw sees Arsenal take on Barcelona and Juventus take on Bayern Munich.
Jose Mourinho received a slice of luck and another reprieve as Chelsea advanced to the knockout stages of the Champions League as Group G winners with a 2-0 victory over his former club Porto.
Olivier Giroud inspired Arsenal to complete a Champions League group stage comeback as his hat trick at Olympiakos sealed their place in the last 16.
Bayer Leverkusen could not find a winner against Barcelona as their final Champions League Group E match ended 1-1, which saw the German side fail to qualify for the last 16 and drop into the Europa League.
Robert Lewandowski notched a quickfire brace as Bayern Munich rounded off their Champions League Group F fixtures with a 2-0 win at Dinamo Zagreb.
Gent beat Group H winners Zenit St Petersburg 2-1 at Ghelamco Arena to become the first Belgian club to get through to the knockout stages of the Champions League in 15 years.
Gary Neville watched his Valencia team slide into the Europa League after his Mestalla debut saw Lyon claim a 2-0 Champions League victory.
Denys Garmash's goal was enough to give Dynamo Kiev a 1-0 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv and send them through to the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Roma squeezed through to the Champions League last 16 after being held to a 0-0 draw at home by BATE Borisov in their final Group E game.
CSKA Moscow were unable to pull off a shock win over PSV Eindhoven, and United now face the prospect of playing Europa League football in the new year.
Sevilla will try to defend their Europa League crown after a 1-0 home win over Juventus secured them third place in Champions League Group D.
Raheem Sterling celebrated his 21st birthday with a quickfire double to send Manchester City through to the Champions League last 16 as group winners.
PSV Eindhoven secured their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League with a late 2-1 win against Group B's bottom club CSKA Moscow.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema both scored hat-tricks as Real Madrid hammered Malmo 8-0 to equal the highest ever victory in the Champions League.
Shakhtar Donetsk held on to a Europa League place despite suffering a fifth defeat in six games in Champions League Group A against Paris Saint-Germain.
Atletico Madrid clinched first place in Champions League Group C after winning their top-of-the-table encounter with Benfica 2-1 at the Estadio da Luz.
Galatasaray secured themselves a Europa League spot with a 1-1 Champions League Group C draw against Astana.
Mario Mandzukic scored the only goal as Juventus leapfrogged Manchester City in Champions League Group D with a 1-0 win in Turin.
Manchester United were held to a goalless draw by PSV Eindhoven at Old Trafford on Wednesday night, meaning their Champions League hopes will depend on their final group game away at Wolfsburg.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic marked his return to his hometown club by helping PSG to a 5-0 Champions League victory over Malmo at the Swedbank Stadion.
Under-fire Rafael Benitez survived a late scare on a night when Real Madrid won their Champions League group, conceding three late goals against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Wolfsburg are on the brink of qualifying for the Champions League knock-out stages after winning 2-0 at CSKA Moscow.
Atletico Madrid made sure of their place in the Champions League knock-out stages with a comfortable 2-0 win against Galatasaray at the Vicente Calderon Stadium.
Sevilla's hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout stages ended in Germany with a 4-2 defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach.
Raul Jimenez scored twice as Benfica fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with FC Astana in their Champions League Group C fixture and move to the brink of reaching the tournament's last 16.
Bayern Munich booked their place in the Champions League group stage with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Olympiakos.
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar tore Roma to shreds as Barcelona heralded their Champions League glory march with a 6-1 thumping at the Camp Nou.
Arsenal kept their Champions League hopes alive with a routine victory over Dinamo Zagreb.
Cristiano Ronaldo's Champions League debut for Juventus lasted only 29 minutes as he was red-carded but the Italians began their Group H campaign impressively with a 2-0 victory at Valencia on Wednesday.
Paul Pogba scored two first-half goals as Manchester United spoiled Young Boys' first appearance in the group stage of the Champions League by cruising to a comfortable 3-0 victory at the Stade de Suisse on Wednesday.
Manchester City looked far from potential Champions League winners as they fell to a surprise 2-1 loss at home to Olympique Lyonnais on Wednesday with a flat performance that leaves them with plenty of work to do to progress from Group F.
CSKA Moscow salvaged a 2-2 draw with Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League on Wednesday after a penalty deep in stoppage time.
Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches had a goal and an assist in his return to Benfica in a 2-0 victory on Wednesday.
Real Madrid rode goals from Isco and Gareth Bale to a 3-0 win against Roma in their Champions League Group G opener at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.
The youngest coach in Champions League history drew his debut game Wednesday as Hoffenheim's match at Shakhtar Donetsk finished 2-2.
Nicolas Tagliafico scored two second-half goals as Ajax marked their return to the Champions League group stages with a 3-0 victory over AEK Athens on Wednesday.
A stoppage-time goal from Roberto Firmino gave Liverpool a 3-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain on a dramatic Champions League night at Anfield.
Red Star Belgrade ground out a 0-0 home draw against Napoli on the Serbian side's Champions League debut as their goalkeeper Milan Borjan made a flurry of telling saves in a pulsating Group C clash on Tuesday.
Borussia Dortmund's United States forward Christian Pulisic came off the bench to grab a late goal for a 1-0 Champions League Group A victory over Club Brugge on Tuesday.
Atletico Madrid battled their way back from a goal down to pull off a confidence-boosting 2-1 win at AS Monaco in Champions League Group A on Tuesday, with a defiant response to their troubling start to the domestic season.
Inter Milan scored two late goals as they came from 1-0 down to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in a dramatic Champions League clash at the San Siro.
Lionel Messi scored a record-setting hat trick as Barcelona opened their Champions League campaign in Group B with an impressive 4-0 win against PSV Eindhoven at the Camp Nou.
Juventus will face Manchester United in the Champions League group stage this season, giving Cristiano Ronaldo a chance to play against his former team.
A thrilling draw away to Salzburg enabled Serbian champions Red Star Belgrade to reach the Champions League group stage for the first time where they will be joined by Portugal's Benfica and Dutch side PSV Eindhoven.
Four-time European champion Ajax qualified for the Champions League group stage on Tuesday for the first time in four years, while AEK Athens and Young Boys Bern ended even longer absences.
Former European Cup winners Ajax Amsterdam stayed firmly on course to reach the Champions League group stage after a dazzling first half helped them to a 3-1 home win over Dynamo Kiev.
Former European Cup winners PSV Eindhoven fought back to grind out a 3-2 win at BATE Borisov on Tuesday in their Champions League playoff round first-leg clash while Benfica were held to a 1-1 home draw by PAOK.
Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals after extra time to lift the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday.
AEK Athens and PAOK Thessaloniki gave Greek football fans plenty to cheer about as both clubs reached the Champions League playoff round and joined three former winners of Europe's elite club competition on Tuesday.
Odsonne Edouard scored a brace to help Celtic to a 3-1 victory in the first-leg of their Champions League second round qualifying tie with Rosenborg in Glasgow.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes Mo Salah is likely to miss the World Cup after leaving the Champions League final injured in the first half.
Gareth Bale said he wants to be playing every week -- which "has not happened this season" -- after leading Real Madrid to the Champions League trophy in Saturday's 3-1 win over Liverpool.
Cristiano Ronaldo cast doubt over his future with Real Madrid after they won the Champions League for the third consecutive season on Saturday in a 3-1 win over Liverpool.
Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 to win the Champions League for a third successive season thanks to a spectacular two-goal substitute appearance from Gareth Bale and a performance to forget for Loris Karius.
Liverpool set up a repeat of their 1981 meeting against Real Madrid despite a first Champions League defeat of the season at the Stadio Olimpico.
Two goals from Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid advance to their third straight Champions League final 4-3 on aggregate after a scintillating 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich in the second leg of their last-four clash on Tuesday.
Real Madrid will be firm favourites to reach another Champions League final after winning 2-1 away to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their semifinal.
Liverpool scored five but conceded two late goals as Roma gave themselves a glimmer of hope in a 5-2 defeat at Anfield after the home side had swept into a huge lead.