Sky Sports Italia, has reported that Juventus player, Cristiano Ronaldo, will finish second in the Ballon d’Or Challenge.
The media house also reported that Barcelona Captain, Lionel Messi will miss out on a place in the top three.
The Portugal Captain, joined Juventus from Real Madrid in a £105million deal back in July, and he is aiming at winning the sixth Ballon d’Or award.
Ronaldo during his days in Real Madrid helped the club to their third Champions League title before moving to Juventus.
His former teammate at the club, Luka Modric is the favourite to win the award having won cups at the club and pushed his country to the final at the 2018 World Cup.
Antoine Griezmann and Raphael Varane could also take the prize after helping their country win the World Cup in Russia.
However, Sky Sports claimed to have unearthed where Ronaldo and the others will finish, adding that Modric, who beat Ronaldo to the FIFA Best Player Award in September, will be crowned winner.
Griezmann will then finish third, Sky Italia claim.
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