The 2019 Ballon d’Or ceremony from Paris tonight

Follow live coverage of the 2019 Ballon d’Or ceremony from Paris tonight. Lionel Messi is the favorite to take home the men’s award after a glittering season with Barcelona where he picked up yet another La Liga crown. Virgil van Dijk is his nearest challenger after playing a central role in Liverpool’s sixth European Cup win back in June. Don’t rule out Cristiano Ronaldo, however, who is also in contention after another goal-filled year.