Ukraine News Today Jan. 12, 2017: Ukraine is 30th in FIFA ranking; 12 Ukrainians to participate in Japan’s young leaders program; 1 soldier killed in Donbas

Football: Ukraine is 30th in FIFA national teams ranking FIFA has refreshed their ranking of the world’s strongest national football teams, in which Ukraine came 30th. Argentina remains on the top; Brazil is the runner-up, while Germany comes third. Chile and Belgium wrap up

Cristiano Ronaldo wins best player award at first ever Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony

Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned the first ever world player of the year at the Best FIFA Football Awards, Mirror reports. The Real Madrid star fought off competition from Barcelona rival Lionel Messi to win the trophy in its inaugural year. He