Who is leading the 2018 Ballon d'Or race
The 2018 FIFA World Cup has given players an extra chance to impress football lovers and fans. Some took their opportunity extremely well, while others fell by the waist-side. With the year already halfway complete, it's time to take a look at which individuals have been performing at the highest level.
The Ballon d’Or is a prestigious individual award given to the player voted as the standout talent over the twelve months previous. Notably, for a decade, it has been moving to and fro between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Judging by the nominees for the 2018 edition, I'm fully expecting this year to follow a familiar path. Let's take a look at the three likely candidates.