Lionel Messi may have only finished fifth in the 2018 Ballon d'Or, but Robert Pires still thinks he has quality no one else possesses.
With River Plate and Boca Juniors facing off at the Santiago Bernabeu, Lionel Messi is among the star names in attendance in Madrid.
Atletico Madrid went joint-top of LaLiga alongside Barcelona thanks to a 3-0 victory over Deportivo Alaves at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Luka Modric took the Ballon d'Or prize, but Diego Simeone felt it should have gone to a member of France's World Cup-winning side.
Malaysia was one of the 28 countries to tip Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann to win the 2018 Ballon d'Or, which ultimately went to Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric.
Atletico Madrid star and World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann discussed finishing third behind Luka Modric in the race for the Ballon d'Or.
Luka Modric was awarded the 2018 Ballon d'Or at Monday's ceremony, with Antoine Griezmann making his feelings clear.
Omnisport uses Opta numbers to assess the Ballon d'Or claims of Antoine Griezmann, Cristiano Ronaldo and 2018 winner Luka Modric.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have had their 10-year Ballon d'Or stranglehold ended by Luka Modric, but who is set for glory in 2019?