A new era has began as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel messi have both reportedly missed out on the 2018 Ballon D’or award for the first in ten years.
It is understood that, The Ballon D’Or this year will be awarded to a player who plays in Madrid, either Griezmann, Varane or Modric.
Next week France Football’s team will travel to the Spanish capital to make the usual photo with the prize that should be on the cover of the magazine.
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The Ballon d’Or 2018 will mark precisely 10 years since Cristiano Ronaldo first scooped up the award in 2008,
leading to an entire decade in which he and Lionel Messi dominated the trophy as both winners and runners-up.
Luka Modric being crowned the FIFA Best Men’s Player of the Year has significantly changed the football landscape, becoming the first non-Messi or Ronaldo player since Kaka in 2007 to lift such an award and has emerged favourite to win the price.
The winner will be annoced officially on the 3rd of December in paris.
In other news,Kylian Mbappe will win the Raymond Kopa award for the best U21 player in 2018.