2018 Ballon d’Or: Ronaldo ‘finishes second, Messi’s name missing’ in top 3


Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo will finish second in the Ballon d’Or race, according to Sky Sports Italia.

The newspaper also reported that Barcelona star, Lionel Messi will supposedly miss out on a place in the top three.

Ronaldo joined Juventus from Real Madrid in a £105million transfer back in July, and is aiming to win the Ballon d’Or for a stunning sixth time.

The Portugal captain has enjoyed a fine year so far, propelling Real Madrid to their third Champions League title on the trot before moving to Juventus.

His former teammate at Real Madrid, Luka Modric is the favourite to win the award having blossomed for club and country over the last 10 months.

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