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One of the most anticipated football awards, the FIFA Ballon d’Or is finally here. The three men shortlisted for the keenly- contested prize are Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar. The Argentine playmaker who has won the award four times will be looking to clinch the 5th gong tonight, will current holder, Cristiano Ronaldo and 3-time winner level with Messi tonight? Or will Brazilian superstar, Neymar who made the 3-man shortlist for the first time end the dominance of Messi and Rivals?


Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar in 2015

Messi

Age
 28

Teams
 Barcelona, Argentina

Goals
 52

Assists
 26

Honours Champions League, La Liga, Copa del Rey, Fifa World Club Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo 

Age
 30

Teams
 Real Madrid, Portugal

Goals
 57

Assists
 17

Honours
 None

Neymar

Age
 23

Teams
 Barcelona, Brazil

Goals
 46

Assists
 17

Honours
 Champions League, La Liga, Copa del Rey, Fifa World Club Cup