Newly signed Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi is the bookmaker’s favorite to win this year’s Ballon d’Or award.
It will then be reduced to a final roster of three people closer to the event, which will be held on December 5.
Messi saw his chances reduced to 4/6 with Betfair, after winning the Copa America.
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante and England winger Raheem Sterling are also in the game at 10/1, while Kevin de Bruyne ends up a little further at 16/1.
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