Ballon d’Or ceremony LIVE: Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski are the heavy favourites to be crowned the world’s best player in Paris with Karim Benzema, Jorginho and Mo Salah also in contention to land the prize

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  • The winner of the 2021 Ballon d’Or award will be announced on Monday night
  • PSG’s Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski are the favorites
  • Jorginho, Karim Benzema and Mohamed Salah all have a chance
  • Follow the action from a spectacular ceremony at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris

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The winner of the 2021 Ballon d’Or award will be announced in Paris on Monday night, with Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski as the heavy favourites.

Football’s most sought-after individual award was abandoned in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meaning a new winner will be crowned tonight for the first time since Messi in 2019.

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Also Argentine superstars and Lewandowski, Jorginho, Karim Benzema and Mohamed Salah are all worthy candidates for the award after 12 months of impressive performances on the pitch.

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Follow all the action unfolding at the Théâtre du Chatelet in Paris with Sportsmail’s Kishan Vaghela.

  • Kishan Vaghela

    host commentator



18:35

Barcelona is all smiles

In 2006, Italy’s World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro also looked smart as he walked the red carpet.

Meanwhile, Barcelona duo Pedri and Lick Martens are also in attendance, the latter for the Ballon…

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