Ronaldo & Messi Miss Out On 2018 Ballon d’Or Three-Man Final Shortlist
Juventus ahead, Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, will both pass over out on this year’s Ballon d’Or award.
This claim turned into made via respected journalist, Eric Macruth, who works for French radio station, RFI.
Recall that Ronaldo and Messi were shortlisted for the Europe topflight man or woman prize last month.
Ronaldo and Messi have ruled the award for ten years now.
The pair had received an remarkable 5 awards each, with Ronaldo equalling Messi’s tally remaining year.
According to Express UK, Macruth disclosed that Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric will win the 2018 Ballon d’ Or, whilst Real Madrid defender, Raphael Varane and Paris Saint-Germain ahead, Kylian Mbappe could be some of the 3-man very last shortlist in advance of Ronaldo and Messi.
“Exclusive #BallondOr: After counting 1/2 the votes, the head trio is as follows: 1) Modric 2) @raphaelvarane 3 @KMbappe. @xbarretfoot @RFIRadioFoot Info @RFIsports,” Macruth tweeted.
The 2018 Ballon d’ Or award will take region on third December, 2018.