LIONEL MESSI is the overwhelming favorite to safe this yr’s Ballon d’Or.
The Argentine has received the distinguished gong 5 occasions earlier than and goes up in opposition to Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk.
Stars of the world recreation are in Paris for a lavish ceremony which may also see the presentation of the Kopa Trophy and Yashin Award.
Observe all of the build-up, dwell rankings and pink carpet motion because it occurs beneath…
- Begin time: 7.30pm GMT
- Venue: Theatre du Chatelet, Paris
- TV/Dwell stream: No UK TV channel/France Soccer official web site