2019 Ballon d’Or ceremony from Paris

Follow live coverage of the 2019 Ballon d’Or ceremony from Paris tonight. Lionel Messi is the favourite 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.