THE Ballon d'Or returns as we discover who the year's best player is.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are both looking for a sixth title but Luka Modric broke their ten-year stranglehold at the Fifa Best awards and will look to repeat the feat in Paris.
AFP or licensors1 Cristiano Ronaldo is hoping for a sixth Ballon d'Or this year
When is the Ballon d'Or?
The Ballon d'Or will be held on Monday, December 3 in Paris.
David Ginola will present the show in front of a star studded audience.
The event is expected to get underway at around 8pm.
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What TV channel is the Ballon d'Or on and can I live stream it?
No information has so far been released on who the UK broadcaster will be for the Ballon d'Or ceremony.
In the US, the event will be shown live on beIN Sports at 2.50pm Eastern Time.
Americans can live stream it on beIN Sport Connect.
Where did they rank?
- 29th: Hugo Lloris
- 29th: Isco
- 28th: Diego Godin
- 25th: Mario Mandzukic
- 25th: Jan Oblak
- 25th: Alisson Becker
- 22nd: Sadio Mane
- 22nd: Edinson Cavani
- 22nd: Marcelo
- 19th: Roberto Firmino
- 19th: Ivan Rakitic
- 19th: Sergio Ramos
- 17th: Gareth Bale
- 17th: Karim Benzema
- 16th: Sergio Aguero
- 15th: Paul Pogba
- 14th: Thibaut Courtois
- 13th: Luis Suarez
- 12th: Neymar
- 11th: N'Golo Kante
What are the latest Ballon d'Or odds?
Following the 'leaked' Ballon d'Or results, Luka Modric is the heavy favourite.
The current odds are as follows:
Luka Modric 1/20
Antoine Griezmann 6/1
Cristiano Ronaldo 33/1
Kylian Mbappe 33/1
Raphael Varane 40/1
Lionel Messi 80/1