Borussia Dortmund's fate is not in their hands on the final matchday of the Champions League group stage after a 3-1 loss away to Barcelona.
Scoring against a 34th different Champions League opponent saw Lionel Messi set yet another landmark.
Ivan Rakitic will make only his second start of the season when Barcelona host Borussia Dortmund on a landmark night for Lionel Messi.
Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland and Tammy Abraham all feature in the best Opta facts ahead of Wednesday's batch of Champions League matches.
Virgil van Dijk has had a great 2019 but Frenkie de Jong is adamant Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi deserves the Ballon d'Or.
Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann spoke about life at Camp Nou ahead of the Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund.
Paulo Dybala sees similarities between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo having played with them for Argentina and Juventus respectively.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says his star defender Virgil van Dijk deserves the Ballon d'Or after his brilliant year for the Reds.
Kylian Mbappe has scored nine goals in 12 games for Paris Saint-Germain this season but said he still suffers from self-doubt.
While talking up his team-mates, Lionel Messi labelled the Ballon d'Or a "beautiful recognition".